Vice President R&D

Klogene Therapeutics seeks a highly motivated R&D leader with experience in CNS drug development. This is an ideal position for candidates who would be excited to participate in building a biotech company from the start. The company’s unique intellectual property is being licensed from academic research labs. Please send CV's to

  • Lead the company’s research and development activities
  • Work with academic founders who are staying in academia on technology transfer and future plans
  • Attract talented and motivated team
  • Manage work with external labs and CROs
  • Build work plan and budget
  • Take the project from compound optimization to Phase I clinical trials
  • Drug development experience at senior levels, preferably with small molecules
  • Neuroscience, biochemistry, molecular biology or medicinal chemistry background
  • PhD or MD, or MD/PhD
  • Prior VP R&D experience is a plus but not required
  • Integrity, transparency, ability to work with academic founders, CEO and Board of Directors
  • Leadership, motivational, management skills
  • Credible with potential investors