Open Positions

Evecxia Therapeutics is looking to hire 2‑4 highly motivated individuals to be a part of our growing team. All roles are hands-on operational roles. Evecxia currently operates virtually - we work remotely, and we partner with CROs in advancing our drug development programs. Evecxia is a flat organization, emphasizing teamwork. All roles entail the possibility to acquire new skills, to grow, to make your mark, and to plan your work independently.


The core competencies we seek are within clinical development, pharmacology, clinical operations, project management, CMC, intellectual property, managing of CROs and vendors, medical writing, and medical sciences.


The preferred candidates will possess several of these competencies.


Title and salary are commensurate with experience and compliment of competencies, can span from Scientist over Director to VP level, and from $100k to $250k, plus benefits and stock options.


Clinical Development Professional


The person will be involved with clinical development and regulatory plans for Evecxia’s Phase 1 & 2 trials. The person will oversee site relationships, execution, reporting, and analysis of clinical trials. This role is a hands-on role, i.e., regulatory interactions, protocol writing, study monitoring, and being directly involved in all day-to-day activities of running trials.


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PhD/PharmD/MD, Psychiatrist/Neurologist a plus but not required, or other relevant background. At least 3-5 years of, preferably CNS, drug development experience in biotech, pharma, CRO, or academia. Prior experience writing protocols, over-seeing study conduct, monitoring studies for efficacy, safety, and tolerability, working with regulators, investigators/sites, KOLs/TLs, co-development partners. Prior experience in the mood disorder space a plus.

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CNS Scientist/Pharmacologist


Evecxia is hiring a CNS Pharmacologist/Scientist with a strong foundation in neuroscience and pharmacology and a track-record of excellence.


Make a positive impact on the lives of millions of people suffering from psychiatric and other CNS disorders. Apply your CNS scientific skills comprehensively across all domains of the drug development process, from animal POC to pivotal clinical trials. Grow, acquire new skills, make your mark, plan your work independently.


You will be responsible for scientific input and direct oversight of the preclinical/clinical pharmacology and CMC aspects of the development of Evecxia’s drug candidates. You will have strong analytical capabilities, be a data-oriented independent thinker, be a fast learner, and be capable of wearing many hats. You will be a strong writer, with a wide range of writing/presenting skills, e.g., grants, preclinical protocols, graphing data, regulatory documents, and presentations. Basic statistical data analysis skills are required. You will refer to the Chief Scientific Officer; yet, work across the organization.


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  • PhD/PharmD/MD, minimum of 2 years of experience from biotech or pharma, preferably within CNS.
  • Your experience includes several of the following: Defining and carrying out research projects; surveying state of the science; writing preclinical and/or clinical protocols; writing grant applications; writing publications/presentations; perform data analysis: writing regulatory documents; writing clinical documents, etc.
  • Experience with clinical R&D a plus.
  • Experience with drug formulations/CMC a plus.
  • Track record of excellence, e.g., strong first author publication record within CNS, inventor on patents, execution of CNS R&D projects, promotions, recipient of fellowships/grants.

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Clinical Operations and Project Management


The person will work directly with the Executive Director of Operations to execute clinical trials for Evecxia’s drug candidates. The person must be able to multi-task, establish priorities and problem solve. Additionally, the person will need to be a strong writer and have a wide range of experience writing and editing protocols, clinical trial documents (Pharmacy Manual, Lab Manual, Monitoring Plans), SOPs, protocol amendments and trip reports.


In addition, the person will generate RFPs for study activities, help select, manage, and oversee sites in each trial, and any vendors associated, and other contingent tasks.


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BS, MS in a scientific discipline (e.g., nursing). At least 3 years of experience monitoring clinical trials, creating project plans, selection and management of vendors, management of sites during startup, conduct, and closeout of clinical trials. Experience from biotech, pharma, or CRO preferred.

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