Postdoctoral Business Development Associate

Rise Therapeutics is seeking a Postdoctoral Business Development Associate with a strong interest in enabling therapeutic product development. This position offers a unique opportunity for entrepreneurial minded scientists to rapidly learn about the biotechnology industry and develop the experience necessary to launch an executive-track career. The Postdoctoral Business Development Associate will be responsible for the identification and in-license of cutting-edge scientific innovations, evolution of product development strategy, and securing funding to advance innovative therapeutic programs. He/she will also build new relationships and establish networks with pharma and biotech executives to identify and execute on strategic partnership opportunities.

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced degree (PhD and/or MD) in the life sciences
  • Exceptional communication and networking skills
  • Driven to translate cutting-edge technologies into life-changing products
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to contribute in a fast-paced, highly dynamic environment
  • Strong sense of responsibility for deadlines and deliverables
  • Ability to produce results in a highly independent environment
  • Rigor and attention to detail in all aspects of business and science
  • Ability to exercise discretion when handling sensitive information


  • Develop novel therapeutics with potential to treat a broad range of diseases
  • Build business development experience working in biotechnology
  • Mentorship from seasoned entrepreneurs and business executives
  • Gain experience in intellectual property, tech transfer/licensing, business development, and project management
  • Expand relationship network of leading academic innovators and global biotechnology and pharmaceutical partners

How to Apply

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About Rise Therapeutics
Rise Therapeutics is a product focused company developing targeted immunological-based biologics using a unique and proprietary oral delivery platform. Rise leverages its target discovery expertise to understand microbiome gut biology as it relates to regulation of immune function. In turn, we then utilize these microbiome discoveries to identify new immune regulatory pathways and develop unique, first-in-class immune modulatory drugs for the treatment of autoimmunity, infection, and cancer. For more information, please visit our website at