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We are building a skilled and dedicated team of experienced life science leaders who are driven by our common mission: to develop differentiated therapies to improve the lives of patients. We work with a sense of urgency and purpose, foster a collaborative culture that prioritizes cross-functional learning and reward our employees with highly competitive benefits.

Located in Boulder, Colorado, which was recently awarded the best place to live by U.S. News, OnKure is actively seeking to hire ambitious team players to expand our growing organization.


Research Investigator / Senior Research Investigator, Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Job Title
Research Investigator / Senior Research Investigator, Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Job ID
Boulder,  CO
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OnKure is looking for a highly motivated drug discovery scientist, with experience in biochemistry and cell biology, to help us create a robust pipeline of clinical drug candidates. 

What You Will Achieve:

As a senior research biologist, you will play an essential role in the development, implementation and execution of tactics and strategy for generation of the biology data required to advance OnKure’s preclinical portfolio of novel cancer therapeutics. You will be a key member of a highly collaborative drug discovery team, with the opportunity to help guide and establish best practices and procedures in a new organization.

How You Will Achieve It:
  • Provide expertise in the design and execution of in vitro biochemistry and cell-based assays experiments
  • Work collaboratively with OnKure scientific leadership and with project teams at CRO collaborators
  • Support outsourced work as well as in-house, hands-on lab-based work as needed, to meet project goals
Preferred Experience and Qualifications:
  • MS or PhD in biological sciences, with 5+ years of experience in oncology drug discovery in biotech or pharma
  • Expertise in vitro biochemistry and cell biology
  • Experience with high throughput assay development a plus
  • Experience managing CROs preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and support several projects in parallel
About OnKure:
OnKure, Inc. is a private biotech company, based in Boulder, Colorado. The company was founded and is led by several scientific leaders from Array BioPharma, another Boulder-based company. Our mission is to create novel, high quality drugs to provide meaningful therapy for cancer patients. Our near-term goals are to advance our clinical stage drug, OKI-179, into several Phase 2 clinical trials, build a state-of-the-art drug discovery group and establish a robust pipeline of projects and development candidates.

Our Boulder facilities feature modern offices, and new laboratories are under construction.  With the mountains at our doorstep, great schools, cultural and unparalleled outdoor activities, Boulder is the No. 1 place to live out of the 150 most populous metro areas in the U.S. for the second year in a row! 

To attract the very best talent, OnKure offers a generous compensation and benefits package that includes competitive pay, performance-based bonus opportunities, stock options, insurance coverage (health, dental, life, and disability), self-managed paid time off, and a 401(k) plan with company match. We operate on a flexible schedule that allows a combination of both in-office and home-based work.

Annual compensation range for this role, based on experience is $130,000-$190,000.

OnKure is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all job applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected factors.

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