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Open Positions:

Scientist, In Vivo Pharmacology

The Company

Actym Therapeutics, Inc., based in Berkeley, CA, is an immunotherapy company focused on the discovery and development of novel therapies that are intended to transform the treatment of cancer.   Patients burdened with metastatic disease desperately need new and effective treatment options.   Actym's STACT technology platform is designed to harness the body's natural immune system to modify the tumor microenvironment. Actym’s platform technology allows for the delivery of multiplexed immunological payloads to the tumor microenvironment (TME) after IV dosing, in a single therapeutic composition. This includes the targeting of immune pathways that are intractable using conventional small molecule or antibody-based therapeutics.  Actym recently completed a significant venture financing and is backed by top tier investors. 


Our people are our greatest asset. They bring scientific talents in molecular biology, cancer immunology, genomic engineering, microbiology, and pharmacology to make the future happen now.


Overview of the Role

We are seeking an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic Scientist, In Vivo Pharmacology to join our team and grow with us.


The ideal candidate has significant experience with hands-on techniques and data collection in an oncology drug discovery setting that is focused on in vivo testing of experimental therapies.


Requirements and Responsibilities


  • Prior experience working in a vivarium performing the following techniques is required:  proficiency in intravenous tail-vein injections in rodents, anesthesia, routine blood draws, tumor measurements

  • Experience with animal surgery and necropsy is preferred

  • Ability to read, record and clearly communicate information (Graph Pad, MS Excel, Word, Power Point)

  • Able to work independently without supervision

  • Must demonstrate knowledge of animal husbandry and a commitment to quality care of laboratory animals, LATG certified preferred

  • Able to commute between headquarters in Berkeley to separate lab facility in Alameda

  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree, or Ph.D. in life sciences and minimum of 2 years of demonstrated experience working with rodents in a research laboratory setting; or high school with minimum of 5 years demonstrated proficiency in animal handling and injection techniques (title/salary will be commensurate with experience)

To Apply

Please forward your letter of interest and resume to 


Actym’s Core Values

  • Commitment:  We are committed to bringing life-saving drugs to patients with cancer.

  • Accountability: We are accountable to each other and accept responsibility for our actions.

  • Quality:  We are committed to the highest level of quality in our experiments, analyses, and communications with each other.

  • Respectfulness.  We are respectful of each other and the diverse backgrounds that we bring to the team.

  • Decision making.  Attuned to opportunity, we make intelligent decisions, adapting to create the best outcomes.  We are decisive and undaunted by failure.  We accept what doesn’t work, learn from it, and get on to what does. 

  • Collaboration.  We achieve our goals together, inspiring, sharing, and creating as a team. 

  • We do the right thing.




Actym offers comprehensive benefits including 401K, and generous health care coverage with Medical, Dental, Vision plans.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.