Program Manager, Rare Disease

Recursion Pharmaceuticals
Job Location
630 S Komas Dr Ste 300
Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1262
Job Description

At Recursion, our mission is to leverage automated biology and computational methods to accelerate the discovery of therapeutics for patients with thousands of diseases. As part of our team, your high-level job description has only one item: do whatever is necessary to help us progress in identifying cures for diseases. We hire the best, and trust that they are usually in the best position to decide what to try next.Our approach to scalable, high-throughput biology allows us to rapidly find potential treatments for many diseases at a rate upwards of one disease per month. Our Discovery & Product team works across the organization to manage the end-to-end development of programs on the pipeline from high-throughput screening through hand-off to preclinical development. As Program Manager, Rare Disease you will collaborate cross-functionally with Scientists across the pipeline to guide progress on rare disease discovery programs. A typical day in the role would involve meeting with scientific teams to learn about experimental progress, reviewing key results, and documenting / summarizing findings for several portfolio programs such as Ataxia Telangiectasia and Spinal Muscular Atrophy. You will make valuable intellectual contributions in advancing our programs to pre-clinical development. You'll enjoy an end-to-end complete view of our exciting discovery programs, and participate in sharing our scientific breakthroughs both internally and externally.  What you’ll do:

  • Work closely with scientific teams to summarize and document key results for multiple rare disease therapeutic programs.
  • Review the literature to critically evaluate programs and collaborate with scientists and team leads in guiding strategic priorities.
  • Establish and monitor project timelines for multiple programs. 
  • Develop systems and processes for efficient program management at scale across dozens of rare disease programs.
  • Identify and communicate with external stakeholders in rare disease community.

What you’ll need:

  • Scientific background with PhD in life sciences or equivalent is preferred.
  • Formal training and/or certification in Project/Program Management is a plus. 
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate across teams.

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