Associate Director / Director Translational and Clinical Research
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San Bruno, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • PhD and 1+ year of postdoc/industry experience in Biology, Nutrition Science, Biomedical Sciences, Nutritional Biochemistry, Molecular Nutrition, Physiology or a human biology-related field
  • Deep knowledge of the molecular biology and biochemistry underlying the effects of diet on human health
  • Minimum of 10 years of industry experience in nutritional or therapeutic discovery related to human clinical trials is highly desirable
  • Direct experience in designing, planning and executing human clinical studies in conjunction with CROs is required. This includes elements of incorporating power calculations, primary/secondary endpoints, inclusion/exclusion criteria, etc. while adhering to Good Clinical Practice guidelines
  • Experience compiling, reviewing and interpreting molecular and biomedical data is highly desirable
  • Demonstrated track record of generating original scientific insights related to nutrition and health and publishing articles in peer-review publications
  • Requires experience in industry successfully leading and directing the work of small teams
  • Self-starting, entrepreneurial orientation a must
  • Highly collaborative and able to build strong working relationships across multiple cross-functional teams
  • Strong ability to communicate scientific data across diverse teams including non-scientific colleagues
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced environment
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at time
  • The salary range for this position is $166,000 - $200,000
  • Compensation for this position is commensurate with relevant qualifications and work experience, academic credentials, job related skills, employment location, and other factors
  • Serve as an in-house expert leading the design, execution and interpretation of human clinical studies linking mechanism(s) of action to clinical endpoints. Additionally, connecting this clinical data to our commercial pipeline is critically important
  • Drive cross-functional collaboration across R&D, Business Development and Medical/Scientific Affairs to ensure our clinical strategies align to our commercial goals
  • Extend and deepen Brightseed's coverage across current and emerging areas of human health conditions by building our internal expertise across our bioactives programs
  • Collaborate on both internal projects and external partnerships in discovery efforts by evaluating health opportunities. This includes assessing their potential for dietary intervention by linking the underlying biology of prospective molecular targets and translating to human clinical evidence
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience supporting successful commercial launches of nutrition or health-related products is a plus

51-200 employees

AI bioactive discovery company
Company Overview
Brightseed is on a mission to restore human health. Brightseed’s proprietary A.I., Forager®, accelerates bioactive discovery, biological validation and ingredient formulation from years to months, rapidly revealing new connections between nature and humanity.
  • Hybrid work flexibility
  • Medical, dental, & vision
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Life insurance
  • EAP
  • 401(k) plan
  • Mental health platform
  • Employee discounts
  • Cell phone & commuter costs
  • Parental leave
Company Core Values
  • Truth-seeking
  • Trust
  • Courage
  • Humility
  • Accountability