DTx Pharma Inc. is an RNA medicines company founded in 2017 and located in San Diego, CA.  We are seeking highly motivated scientist(s) with experience in ophthalmology .  The successful candidate will be a critical player in our efforts to break open new therapeutic areas for RNA medicines. 


Project management (oversee the execution of pre-clinical drug development activities including screening, target engagement and therapeutic efficacy studies). 

In vitro and in vivo assay and model development.

Target identification

Develop and execute strategies to obtain non-dilutive funding (SBIR, NSF, foundations etc.)

Manage relationships with CROs.

Support business development activities related to our ocular efforts. 

Develop and present strategies at SAB and board meetings. 


PhD with 5+ years of experience post graduation, preferentially in a biotech or pharmaceutical company (but, not required).

Demonstrated in vitro and in vivo experience (dosing, model development and characterization etc.)

Publications in the ocular space. 

Knowledge of computer software and Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, GraphPad Prism)

Ability to work well in collaborative fast-paced team environment

Demonstrate problem-solving and interpersonal skills.

Optional but, a plus:  Experience in other therapeutic areas. 

Optional but, a plus:  Experience with nucleic acid drugs (siRNA, Antisense etc.).

Compensation: Competitive salary, health and dental insurance, benefits, 401k, stock options, gym etc. 

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