Cairn Biosciences is developing next-generation therapeutics that address significant challenges in the treatment of serious diseases. Cairn’s drug discovery engine addresses the profound unmet need for new tools to decipher cellular complexity and enable scalable discovery of groundbreaking therapies. Our platform encompasses cutting-edge advances in microfluidics, synthetic biology-enabled high-throughput screening and induced pluripotent stem cell-based modeling. Our proprietary approach enables us to monitor multiple dynamic facets of previously inaccessible biology in live cells and fast-track the discovery of a pipeline of drugs for a wide range of indications with an initial focus on cancer.
We are seeking an efficient, forward-thinking, resourceful and proactive Office Manager / Executive Assistant to ensure the smooth running of company operations. The role requires the ability to simultaneously manage and prioritize multiple tasks and assignments of varying complexity while ensuring that the efficiency and productivity of all our staff is maximized through effective communication, scheduling and process management.
Cairn Biosciences fosters a dynamic start-up environment where self-driven, curious, growth-oriented employees thrive. The successful candidate will be a highly efficient and organized problem-solver with exceptional attention to detail and motivation to own projects that add significant value to Cairn Biosciences and that advance your professional growth.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional work experience.
Highly computer literate, skilled in Microsoft One Drive Office 365 (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Adobe Acrobat.
Strong competency working with Google Suite Apps: Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Drive and Calendar. Online calendar scheduling experience required and familiarity with conferencing tools is a plus (Zoom, Google hangouts).
Fluency using and, preferably administering, cloud-based file storage systems and related tools. Hands-on familiarity with tools such as DropBox, Box, Docusign, Bill.com, Dashlane, Asana, Slack, Harvest, Gusto, Carta, Adobe Creative Cloud,
Mendeley / scientific literature management tools a strong plus.
Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal, organizational, and time-management skills.
Resourceful, problem-solver, self-motivated and detail oriented.
Structured work ethic and able to learn new skills quickly.
Works independently and prioritizes effectively with minimum supervision.
Exercises good judgment and common sense and takes initiative accordingly.
Current US work authorization.
1-2+ years of relevant administrative or corporate support experience.
Basic book-keeping/accounting experience and/or familiarity with QuickBooks and financial management systems.
Basic knowledge of life science research technologies and/or familiarity with therapeutics discovery.
Website maintenance and support; basic IT infrastructure management skills (drives, user entitlements, backups etc.).
Experience administering federal grants; project management experience and/or training
Experience managing communications with advisors, board members and investors and supporting board meeting preparations.
Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your interest and experience to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cairn Biosciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a competitive salary and benefits package. Note to employment agencies: Please do not forward agency resumes; Cairn Biosciences will not be responsible for any fees related to resumes that are unsolicited.