Careers at Ribometrix

Ribometrix is a privately held, preclinical stage biotechnology startup with research labs based in Durham, NC. We develop and employ cutting-edge technologies to create RNA-targeted therapeutics.

We are seeking bright, highly-motivated, and organized individuals who are interested in joining a dynamic and intellectually challenging startup environment. Successful candidates will be optimistic, solutions-oriented, accountable, and open-minded with a positive, can-do attitude and a strong ability to solve problems.

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Scientist, Cheminformatics

Durham, NC

Position Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated Scientist, Cheminformatics to support drug discovery efforts at Ribometrix. This person will be responsible for analyzing complex internal and external data sets to support hit discovery and lead optimization activities, providing data-driven insights from data mining and compound classification efforts, and developing and implementing computational chemistry and cheminformatics tools and capabilities. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Analysis and management of data derived from pharmaceutical discovery assays
  • Evaluation of complex data sets and interpretation of results within the context of biological processes
  • Programming or integration of systems to support pharmaceutical drug discovery

 

Research Associate, RNA Production

Durham, NC

Position Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated Research Associate to join our RNA Production group. This Associate will be responsible for assisting in the production of RNA to support our hit discovery and lead optimization efforts. Success in this position will require an individual who is comfortable in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, with a drive to execute effectively and who can collaborate effectively with other members of the RNA Production and RNA Biology teams.

 

Sr. Research Associate – High Throughput Screening

Durham, NC

Position Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Research Associate to join our Lead Discovery group in efforts to screen small molecules against RNA targets. This person will be part of a team that is responsible for high throughput screening, hit characterization, and compound profiling to support hit discovery and lead optimization efforts. They will collaborate extensively with other members of the Lead Discovery, Chemistry, and RNA Biology teams. An ideal candidate will have prior experience as a member of a team involved in drug discovery and screening or working with validated processes and procedures.

 

Scientist, RNA Biology

Durham, NC

Position Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated Scientist to drive early RNA-small molecule discovery programs in our RNA Biology group. This Scientist will be responsible for identifying and characterizing the complex RNA structures targeted in our drug discovery pipeline. Success in this position will require an individual who is discovery-minded, with a drive to execute effectively and who can collaborate effectively with other members of the RNA Biology team and the wider organization.

 

Sr. Research Associate, RNA Biology

Durham, NC

Position Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Research Associate to drive early RNA-small molecule discovery programs in our RNA Biology group. This Associate will be responsible for identifying and characterizing the complex RNA structures targeted in our drug discovery pipeline. Success in this position will require an individual who is discovery-minded, with a drive to execute effectively and who can collaborate effectively with other members of the RNA Biology team.

 

Scientist, Compound Management

Durham, NC

Position Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented Scientist, Compound Management to join our Lead Discovery team. This individual will interact and collaborate cross-functionally with research scientists, information technology, and operations across the organization to build and maintain a state-of-the-art compound management system. They will also have key responsibilities in implementing a laboratory information management system (LIMS).

 

Scientist, Lead Discovery

Durham, NC

Position Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated Scientist to join our Lead Discovery group. This person will be responsible for assay development, hit characterization, and compound profiling to support hit discovery and lead optimization efforts. They will collaborate extensively with other members of the Lead Discovery, Chemistry, and RNA Biology teams. An ideal candidate will have prior experience leading drug discovery programs.