Open Position

Director, Preclinical Pharmacology

Cambridge, MA

The Company

Verve Therapeutics is a biotechnology company created with a singular focus to protect the world from heart disease. Verve is committed to discovering and developing therapies that safely edit the genome of adults to confer lifelong protection from coronary artery disease, the most common form of heart disease and the leading cause of death worldwide. Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with a research facility in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Verve was founded by world-leading experts in cardiovascular medicine and gene editing and is backed by a top-tier syndicate of investors, including GV (formerly Google Ventures), ARCH Venture Partners, F-Prime Capital Partners, and Biomatics Capital.

The Position

Verve is hiring a Director, Preclinical Pharmacology to lead our target and drug candidate validation and proof-of-concept activities for pipeline assets from discovery stage to clinical candidate selection and in support of regulatory filings. The candidate will have a track record of successfully initiating and managing preclinical pharmacology and translational science projects in support of pipeline advancement across multiple indications with external partners (academic labs, CROs, business partners from the biopharmaceutical industry). Exceptional cross-functional leadership and communication skills are sought to ensure constant alignment with internal project priorities and Verve’s business goals.

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EEO Statement

Verve Therapeutics is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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Verve Therapeutics does not accept agency resumes unless contacted directly by internal Verve Talent Acquisition. Please do not forward resumes to our account, Verve employees or any other company location; Verve Therapeutics is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.