Careers

Samumed preserves its unique culture by building not only a management team but also an employee base that shares the same vision and values. We operate in a fully-integrated, no-silo team structure and share accountability across the company. If you are interested in joining our team, see the following job openings or visit the Samumed Jobs page via the LinkedIn icon below.

Current Job Listings at Samumed

Director/Sr Director Clinical Pharmacology, Oncology

San Diego, CA

  • We are seeking a responsible, dynamic, creative and highly motivated Director of Clinical Pharmacology to build and lead the Clinical Pharmacology function at Samumed.
  • The position will be responsible for the design and implementation of clinical pharmacology components of development programs across therapeutic areas.
  • This is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters.

Head of Biomarker Sciences, Oncology

San Diego, CA

  • We are seeking a responsible, dynamic, creative, and highly motivated Biomarker Head to join our Oncology Clinical Development program to develop and implement a robust clinical biomarker plan that translates our preclinical knowledge into competitive strategies for programs moving through clinical development.
  • This is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters.

Head of Clinical Operations, Oncology

San Diego, CA

  • We are seeking a responsible, dynamic, creative and highly motivated Head of Clinical Operations, Oncology to join our Clinical Operations department.
  • The Head of Clinical Operations, Oncology manages all operational aspects of clinical programs within a designated therapeutic indication.
  • The Head of Clinical Operations, Oncology is accountable for achieving successful delivery of Samumed clinical activities/programs by meeting company and regulatory requirements according to time, quality/scope and budget constraints.
  • This is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters.

PK/PD Senior Scientist, Translational Sciences: Pharmacometrics

San Diego, CA

  • We are seeking highly motivated QSP/PKPD Modeling & Simulation Scientist who is driven to enhance drug development through quantitative modeling and simulation of PKPD and biological systems.
  • This role will be responsible of supporting PKPD-related and mathematical modeling activities in the PKDM space for drug discovery and development.
  • The Scientist in this role will work directly with other PKDM stakeholders to influence decision-making in the development of novel therapeutics including target/compound evaluation, design of preclinical studies, investigation of exposure-response relationships, design and execution of translational strategies, inform clinical study design.

Associate Director Pharm/Tox

San Diego, CA

  • We are seeking a creative and highly motivated scientist with a strong research background and proven ability to contribute to the understanding of the pharmacologic / toxicologic mechanism(s) of drug-induced responses.
  • The best candidate for this position will work collaboratively with other functional areas within the Samumed R&D organization (Discovery, DMPK, Medicinal Chemistry) to design and implement relevant screening, investigative studies, and assays to characterize and mitigate key safety liabilities associated with Samumed novel anti-cancer target class.
  • In addition, the candidate will contribute to developing strategies and executing nonclinical activities to support the progression of anti-cancer molecules from early Discovery to FIH clinical trials.
  • This position will provide the opportunity for the candidate to contribute to regulatory filings (INDs, briefing books, or NDAs) in collaboration with various corporate functions including Regulatory Affairs.
  • This is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters.

Scientist/Senior Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry

San Diego, CA

  • Samumed is seeking multiple talented and highly motivated chemists with pharmaceutical industrial experience to join our drug discovery team.
  • The successful candidate will contribute to all phases of the drug discovery, including hit identification, hit to lead, lead optimization and candidate nomination.
  • As a member of a dynamic multi-disciplinary team, the candidate will work closely with other scientists internally or externally to support our drug discovery efforts and identify new chemical entities into clinical stage.
  • This is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters.

Scientist/Senior Scientist, Computational Biology

San Diego, CA

  • We are seeking a creative, highly motivated, responsible and dynamic scientist to join our R&D division to contribute to high-impact and fast-paced research and drug discovery.
  • This position is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters.

Associate Scientist/Scientist, Informatics

San Diego, CA

  • We are seeking a responsible, dynamic, creative, and highly motivated Informatics Associate/Scientist that will work within the research and development group as a member of our Informatics team. 
  • This is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters.

Research Associate/Senior Research Associate, Biology

San Diego, CA

  • We are seeking an innovative and highly motivated Research Associate/Senior Research Associate to join our oncology team in the R&D division to contribute to preclinical research programs aimed at the development of treatments for cancer.
  • This is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters. 

Staff Accountant

San Diego, CA

  • We are seeking a responsible, dynamic, creative and highly motivated Staff Accountant to join our Finance Department. 
  • The Staff Accountant role is involved in all areas of accounting. 
  • The Staff Accountant is primarily responsible for journal entries, reconciliations, financial statement analysis, support tax filings, cash disbursements, and special projects.

Associate Medical Director/Medical Director

San Diego, CA

  • We are seeking a responsible, dynamic, creative, and highly motivated physician scientist to provide medical monitoring oversight for Samumed’s clinical studies.
  • The position will provide medical oversight and be a key contributor to activities that span across the scope of clinical development, including clinical protocol development, study implementation, monitoring, analysis and reporting of results.  
  • In collaboration with various corporate functions including Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Operations, and Clinical Outcomes and Analytics, contribute to efforts to produce high quality documents in support of regulatory filings (clinical study reports, briefing books, INDs, and NDAs) for Samumed development programs.
  • This is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters.

Clinical Research Associate I

San Diego, CA or Remote (U.S.)

  • We are seeking a responsible, dynamic, creative and highly motivated Clinical Research Associate (CRA) to join our Clinical Operations Department. 
  • The Clinical Research Associate (CRA) participates in the planning, coordination, and monitoring activities of clinical trials in the Clinical Operations Department.
  • The CRA provides project support in the initiation, execution and close out of assigned clinical studies. 
  • This is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters or remote (U.S.).

Clinical Trials Assistant

San Diego, Los Angeles, or Orange County, CA

  • We are seeking a responsible, dynamic, creative, and highly motivated Clinical Trials Assistant (CTA) to join our Clinical Operations Department. 
  • This is a full-time position in San Diego, Los Angeles, or Orange County.

Research Associate (Compound Management)

San Diego, CA

  • We are seeking a creative, highly motivated, responsible and dynamic Research Associate to join our R&D division to contribute to high-impact and fast-paced research and drug discovery
  • This position is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters

Director/Associate Director, CMC (Formulation & Preformulation)

San Diego, CA

  • The Director/Associate Director, CMC (Formulation & Preformulation) will be responsible for designing, developing, and producing drug products for small molecule NCEs
  • This individual will manage physiochemical characterization, preformulation and formulation activities of new compounds
  • This position will lead tech transfers, process development and manufacturing operations to support the all phases of clinical development
  • The Director/Associate Director, CMC will serve as drug product subject matter expert and author drug product sections for regulatory documents
  • This individual will develop formulation strategies and timelines, provide technical leadership of formulation development and be responsible for internal laboratory investigations including carrying out laboratory experimentation
  • This is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters

Senior Medical Writer

San Diego, CA

  • Samumed is looking for a Senior Medical Writer to join our Regulatory Affairs team
  • The Senior Medical Writer is responsible for writing, reviewing, and overseeing the production of clinical, non-clinical, and regulatory documents in support of drug development programs

Please submit your resume or additional inquiries to apply@samumed.com. Please include the complete title of the position for which you are applying in the subject line of your email. Emails that do not include this information will be disregarded. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

It has come to our attention that individuals impersonating Samumed personnel have been soliciting candidates for fake job positions, as part of a fraudulent phishing scheme. If you are concerned about the legitimacy of any Samumed job posting, please contact the Samumed human resources department at 858-926-2900.