Director / Senior Director
Safety Assessment
Posted on 3/22/2024
Altos Labs

201-500 employees

Biotechnology firm focused on cellular rejuvenation to reverse disease and
Company Overview
Altos Labs is a unique convergence of academia and industry, providing an environment where leading scientists, clinicians, and leaders can collaboratively tackle challenging problems in biology, specifically cellular rejuvenation. The company's culture promotes intense collaboration, enthusiasm, and openness, fostering an ideal setting for the development of transformative medicines. With operations in the US and the UK, and significant collaborations in Japan, Altos Labs stands out for its global reach and its board of directors and advisors that include Nobel Laureates and scientific leaders.
Biotechnology

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$6.3B

Founded

2021

Headquarters

Redwood City, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

8%

2 year growth

148%
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Mid
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Expert
CategoriesNew
Medical, Clinical & Veterinary
Healthcare Administration & Support
Requirements
  • PhD in Toxicology, Pharmacology or related sciences (or DVM)
  • 10-15+ years of industry experience in Toxicology
  • Experience with small molecule safety lead optimization and investigative toxicology efforts
  • Strong knowledge and agility in study design and data interpretation
  • Experience working across diverse therapeutic modalities
  • Project team leadership experience in the discovery space
Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement Toxicology strategies and build infrastructure to support discovery and development programs
  • Recruit scientists and build a team to support Toxicology strategy across the three Altos sites
  • Conduct target safety assessments for early therapeutic targets
  • Plan and execute in vitro safety screens to lead optimize small molecules, ASOs and gene therapy vectors
  • Work closely with CROs to coordinate and manage external toxicology studies
  • Represent Toxicology in multifunctional discovery and early development project teams
  • Contribute to the cross-functional review of regulatory documents
  • Recommend, initiate, lead and champion new innovations to ensure relevant cutting-edge science is applied to project related issues
  • Create and foster strong partnerships with groups at the Institutes of Science