Inception Sciences is growing. Join an innovative team of drug-discovery scientists dedicated to the development of high-value therapies for the treatment of serious human diseases.



Accounts Payable and Purchasing Clerk

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform full A/P functions including matching purchase order, receiving documents, coding invoices and payment processing

  • Assist in month end close duties including account reconciliations for prepaid accounts and A/P aging report, prepare accruals, input journal entries and bank transactions.

  • Reconcile monthly credit card statement

  • Update accounting schedules to track patent, outside research and development costs

  • Reconcile invoice items, prices and receiving signatures

  • Maintain vendor files

  • Responsible for the petty cash box including replenishing and reconciling disbursements

  • Verify and prepare report for Form 1099-MISC annual filings to IRS and distribution of of Form 1099-MISC to recipients

  • Purchasing responsibilities to include but not limited to:

    • Create Purchase Orders

    • Obtain authorization signatures

    • Place orders

    • Order follow up

    • Vendor management

Requirements:

  • Attention to detail, strong organization skills and an appropriate sense of urgency and accountability

  • Strong computer skills – Microsoft Excel & Outlook

  • Project management/time management skills

  • Basic accounts payable knowledge, as well as solid analytical, research and resolution skills

  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills, positive attitude, and professional bearing

Preferences:

  • Associate's degree in Accounting or any business-related field preferred and minimum 3 years of accounts payable experience

  • Great Plains Accounting

Inception Sciences offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits packages, as well as working in a supportive team environment. This position is located in our San Diego office. We invite you to consider a career with Inception by submitting your resume to HR@inceptionsci.com.


Research Associate – Medicinal Chemistry in San Diego

Inception Therapeutics in San Diego, CA is looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working and highly motivated research associate to join our multidisciplinary drug discovery team in developing small molecule therapeutics to treat unmet medical needs. The ideal candidate will have a strong synthetic chemistry background with relevant experience working in a drug discovery environment.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Timely and efficient synthesis of target molecules for SAR analysis/program needs.

  • Data presentation to project teams.

  • Assistance in day to day laboratory maintenance/upkeep.

Requirements

  • Organic Chemistry degree (BSc or MSc) with experience in industrial small molecule drug discovery.

  • Organized, self-motivated, able to multitask and deliver results with a high degree of attention to detail.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • A strong team player that enjoys drug discovery and making a meaningful impact to drive projects forward.

Inception Therapeutics is a multi-disciplinary discovery engine partnered with Versant Ventures to build and launch transformative new biopharmaceutical companies.  We are home to a dynamic team that enjoys working on cutting-edge science to meet unmet medical need across a variety of therapeutic areas.  Our integrated chemistry, biology and DMPK expertise and capabilities coupled with a successful track record have enabled Inception to become an established leader in new company creation. We offer competitive compensation and excellent benefits packages, as well as working in a supportive team environment. This position is located in our San Diego office.  We invite you to consider a career with Inception by submitting your resume to HR@inceptionsci.com.


Associate Scientist or Research Associate Position in San Diego

Inception Therapeutics is seeking a dynamic scientist to work as part of a project team to identify lead compounds and advance programs towards clinical development in the context of oncology and auto-immune diseases. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and execution of cellular assays and actively participating in drug discovery projects. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's and/or Master's degree with immunology background and over 5 years' experience in developing in vitro immunology assays in academia, biotech or pharmaceutical environment.

  • The candidate should have hands on experience with isolation, culture and differentiation of primary human immune cells from peripheral blood. Experience with macrophage differentiation assays, T cell proliferation assays, B cell differentiation assays and mixed lymphocyte reactions is desired. Hands on Flow cytometry experience with staining as well as analysis software usage is essential. 

  • Mouse immune cell isolation experience is a plus.

  • In depth knowledge of, and hands-on experience with cell based assay development is a plus:

    • Including but not limited to: in vitro reporter assay, cell imaging, enzymatic assays, RT-PCR.

  • Evaluate drug candidates in biochemical, enzymatic, cell-based assays.

  • Participate in multidisciplinary team efforts through leading specific parts of the project.

  • Present regular research updates to project teams. 

  • Strong understanding of drug development.

  • Experience supporting the development of small molecules, biologics and/or other therapies.

  • Strong organizational and problem solving abilities.

  • High level of initiative, independence, and ability to work unsupervised.

  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team, in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong commitment to business ethics.

  • Excellent oral and written communication.

  • Must be flexible and open to new tasks and challenges.

  • Execute with precise attention to detail.

  • Good record keeping and attention to detail essential.

  • Must be proficient with computers and software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Prism Graph Pad, PowerPoint.

Inception Therapeutics offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits packages, as well as working in a supportive team environment. This position is located in our San Diego office.  We invite you to consider a career with Inception by submitting your resume to HR@inceptionsci.com.


Associate Director – Medicinal Chemistry in San Diego

Inception Therapeutics in San Diego, CA is looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working and highly motivated medicinal chemist to join our multidisciplinary drug discovery team in developing small molecule therapeutics to treat unmet medical needs. The ideal candidate will have a strong synthetic chemistry and drug discovery background and a verifiable track-record in small molecule pharmaceutical discovery with 7+ years of relevant experience.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Design and synthesis of SAR studies for chosen drug targets.

  • Data interpretation, iteration and presentation to both project teams and the company as a whole on a regular basis.

  • Supervision of one or more associate chemists and potential management of external chemistry resources.

Requirements

  • Organic Chemistry PhD with at least 7 years of experience in industrial small molecule drug discovery.

  • Experience in analyzing SAR and triaging new target molecule synthesis/plans.

  • Thorough understanding of the basic drug discovery precepts such as metabolism, pharmacokinetics, in-vitro/in-vivo assay workflows, pharmacodynamics etc.

  • Proficiency in preparing data presentations for project team and company-wide presentation.

  • Organized, self-motivated, able to multitask and deliver results with a high degree of attention to detail.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • A strong team player that enjoys drug discovery and making a meaningful impact to drive projects forward.

Inception Therapeutics is a multi-disciplinary discovery engine partnered with Versant Ventures to build and launch transformative new biopharmaceutical companies.  We are home to a dynamic team that enjoys working on cutting-edge science to meet unmet medical need across a variety of therapeutic areas.  Our integrated chemistry, biology and DMPK expertise and capabilities coupled with a successful track record have enabled Inception to become an established leader in new company creation. We offer competitive compensation and excellent benefits packages, as well as working in a supportive team environment. This position is located in our San Diego office.  We invite you to consider a career with Inception by submitting your resume to HR@inceptionsci.com.


Associate Pharmacologist Position in Vancouver

Inception Sciences Canada is currently seeking an Associate Pharmacologist to join our existing drug discovery team at our laboratories situated on Great Northern Way in Vancouver.  The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting in vivo models and performing pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic studies in rodents.  The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary drug discovery team of chemists, biologists and DMPK scientists.

Requirements:

  • M.Sc. or B.Sc. with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in rodent in vivo pharmacology

  • Hands-on experience and demonstrated abilities to successfully conduct in vivo pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic and drug efficacy studies

  • A strong team player who enjoys scientific discovery and has the ability to communicate effectively in an interdisciplinary environment

  • Strong hands-on knowledge of all facets of rodent handling and colony maintenance (e.g. body weight measurement, food/water intake, urine collection, etc)

  • Proficient in all routes of drug administration in rodents (p.o., i.v., s.c, i.p., infusion, minipump) and blood sampling

  • Ability to perform necropsies and surgical procedures is an advantage

  • Organized, self-motivated, able to multitask and deliver results with high degree of attention to detail

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Prior experience in drug development in Pharma or Biotech industry is an asset

The position title, compensation and benefits will be commensurate with the selected candidate’s qualifications.  Inception Sciences is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment.

Please submit your CV and supporting documents to H-R@inceptionsci.ca.


Lead Pharmacologist Position in Vancouver

Inception Sciences Canada is currently seeking a lead pharmacologist to join our existing drug discovery team at our laboratories situated on Great Northern Way in Vancouver.  The successful candidate will be responsible for establishing the new vivarium, the development and execution of rodent in vivo models and performing pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic studies.  The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary drug discovery team of chemists, biologists and DMPK scientists.

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. or M.Sc. with a minimum of 6-10 years’ experience in in vivo pharmacology

  • Extensive hands-on experience and demonstrated abilities to design and perform in vivo pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic and drug efficacy studies

  • Experience overseeing a small group of research associates on studies across multiple drug discovery programs

  • A strong team player who enjoys scientific discovery and has the ability to communicate effectively in an interdisciplinary environment

  • A strong desire to continue to stay close to the science and to perform hands-on work

  • The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge in the areas of renal pharmacology and small molecule therapeutics.  Knowledge of drug targets in the renal space would be an asset.  

  • Experience in all aspects of working with animal care committees

  • Prior experience in drug development in Pharma or Biotech industry is an asset

The position title, compensation and benefits will be commensurate with the selected candidate’s qualifications.  Inception Sciences is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment.

Please submit your CV and supporting documents to H-R@inceptionsci.ca.