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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.



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OnKure has an opening for a cancer pharmacologist to contribute to the creation of a robust pipeline of oncology drug candidates.

What You Will Achieve:
  • You will play an essential role in generating the pharmacology data required to advance OnKure’s portfolio of novel cancer therapeutics.
  • You will be a member of a highly collaborative, cross functional 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 and vivo cancer pharmacology experiments
  • Work collaboratively with OnKure scientific leadership, and with project teams at CROs and outside collaborators, to manage and interpret in vitro and in vivo pharmacology data for projects in OnKure’s drug discovery portfolio
  • Design and execute translational pharmacology experiments that provide guidance for the strategy around OnKure’s preclinical and clinical portfolio
  • As OnKure’s preclinical portfolio progresses, you may have the opportunity to take on a pharmacology leadership role for one or more preclinical stage projects
Preferred Experience and Qualifications:
  • M.S. or Ph.D. in biological sciences, with strong in vivo cancer pharmacology skills
  • Experience/interest in working with teams at internationally based CROs to generate the in vivo pharmacology data required to drive drug candidate selection
  • Demonstrated ability to 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 $100,000-$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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