Totus Medicines, an innovative therapeutic drug discovery biotech, is just emerging from stealth. With a $40M Series A, Totus is poised to revolutionize drug discovery. For the first time, Totus is enabling genome-scale drug discovery to allow the identification of precision medicines for hard-to-drug targets. At its core, Totus is a chemical biology company. Totus’ novel proprietary platform allows screening at a rate more than 100,000 times faster than competitive technologies. Totus has pioneered the development of selective medicines for patients with genetically defined cancers and plans for its first program to enter Phase I by end of 2022. Totus also plans to expand their platform to create therapeutics targeted at neurodegeneration, infectious diseases, and others. We are searching for talented, passionate, high-energy candidates to join our growing team.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement and maintain processes to manage common lab supplies, stock inventory, and order lab consumables
  • Coordinate and ensure proper maintenance, calibration, certification, and repair of lab equipment
  • Responsible for EH&S (environment health and safety) and engaging with consultants and agencies to be in compliance with all relevant codes and maintain permits
  • Plan, develop, organize, and implement policies, procedures, training and standards for lab operations to ensure that the efficiency, effectiveness, safety and quality control of the laboratory comply with federal, state and company regulations and standards
  • Serve as primary contact for all facilities-related issues in our laboratory, acting as liaison to property management, contractors, and personnel
  • Take a leading role, together with the office manager, to ensure that the non-laboratory office space is in good working order
  • Monitor and maintain building functions, including lighting, HVAC- (heating ventilation and air condition), backup power, and all other building support functions, working closely with outside facilities vendors as necessary

What You’ll Bring:

  • BS/MS and 5+ years of experience within the life sciences industry
  • Demonstrated experience specific in R&D Lab Management.
  • Experience managing and prioritizing inputs from various key stakeholders to deploy a plan that meets the needs of the business
  • Sound judgment and troubleshooting skills and the capacity to resolve diverse problems effectively and in alignment with business needs
  • Effective interpersonal, negotiation, influence, and communications skill with the proven ability to communicate effectively across all departments and levels of the organization
  • Must be a creative and proactive problem solver; keen ability to anticipate needs and solve problems with sound judgment
  • Is flexible and adaptable - Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced working environment and work in a diplomatic and tactful manner with others
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment where results are achieved

What We Offer

  • A knowledgeable, high-achieving, experienced and fun team

  • A diverse work atmosphere

  • The chance to be part of a growing startup and the next success story

  • The opportunity to shape our company culture

  • Constant learning and dynamic challenges to help you grow and be the best version of yourself

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