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Rain was founded with a focus on developing therapies that effectively target genetically-driven cancers to help patients live life to the fullest. Leveraging both an acquisition-based business model and internal research, we aim to become a leading precision oncology company that develops and commercializes small molecule therapies.

Our vision is to help cancer patients live life to the fullest.

Our uncompromised dream is to mobilize the best precision oncology therapies for patients suffering from cancer. We are rooted in this purpose – extending the quality and length of life for cancer patients where we may be their best hope.

The Rain Team Is:

Relentless

Relentless:

Unshaken by obstacles, not impressed with “the way it’s always been.”

Energetic

Energetic:

Fiercely aware that someone needs us now. We aspire to deliver high-quality, safe therapies in the most efficient manner possible.

Committed to Excellence

Committed to Excellence:

Check ego at the door. Our teams are strong, collaborative and supportive of one another. We foster the best ideas and move quickly on them.

We are dedicated to helping each employee take charge to lead, and to grow professionally and personally.

We are a diverse and inclusive team. Among our 25 plus employees, 50% are women. We speak over 20 languages and hail from many countries around the world.

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Open Positions

Are you ready to join a rapidly growing, innovative, clinical-stage, precision oncology powerhouse? Rain Therapeutics is committed to building a passionate team of core scientific, clinical, regulatory, and business leaders to bring new therapies for cancer patients struggling with limited treatment options.  Our focus has been and will continue to be new oncology therapeutics based on targeting the biological drivers of the cancer, regardless of tumor type.

Summary:
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) reporting to the CEO, serves as a key strategic thought partner to the CEO and senior team, as well a leader with external constituents. He/she will be responsible for working with the CEO and Board of Directors (BOD) to develop and execute the financial strategy and operations that support the Company’s business objectives and plans. The CFO will also play a lead role in positioning the Company to investors and provide input and perspective on all significant business decisions. The CFO will be a strong voice in the setting of strategic and operating plans, including successful commercial launch of a drug product into the market.

The CFO will lead the Company’s financial operations and ensure that the company, leadership team, and the board have a clear understanding of operating performance and risks as it relates to all budgeted and forecasted goals. The CFO will be responsible for all finance functions, including financial and expense projections, fundraising, investor relations, deal analysis, procurement, financial reporting, compliance, controls, budgeting, pricing, tax and treasury. In addition, the CFO will also lead Facilities and IT functions of the Company.

Key Performance Objectives:
Contribute actively to the development and execution of the company’s strategic and business plans. Work closely with the senior management team and BOD to evaluate company portfolio and operations, maintaining and improving financial flexibility and enhancing the company’s overall financial position.

Serve as a key spokesperson for the company to the investment community, ensuring transparency in communications, while positioning the company in a compelling way to current and prospective investors.

Lead, manage and direct all financial affairs of the company including: financial planning, forecasting and budgeting, treasury, tax, audit, regulatory filings and compliance, finance operations including accounts payable, internal control and timely close of financial reporting each month. Also, ensure the integrity and compliance of all financial and regulatory reporting, controls, systems, policies, and procedures.

Provide overall leadership to the management reporting, financial planning, and budgeting processes. Lead efforts to improve the analytical rigor of the finance team so that business decisions throughout the organization are informed by analytical insight.

Interface directly with the Board and Audit Committee of the Board, ensuring they have a clear sense of the overall financial health and potential risk areas of the company. Maintain prudent risk policies and exposures and establish balance sheet management and forecasting discipline.

Required and Preferred Education and Experience:
Strong finance-based analytical skills with experience in strategic planning, 15+ years of finance experience requited, of which at least ten (10) years are of senior financial leadership experience in the biotech industry, and at least three (3) years as Chief Financial Officer of a public company.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related is required. CFA, CPA, MBA or a related postgraduate business degree is preferred.
  • Ability to prepare for and conduct successful financing. A demonstrated track record of serving as a business partner to the CEO, the board, and the senior leadership team to influence business decisions. Extensive experience in supporting successful commercial launch of drug product in the market. Proven ability to work with his/her peers across all functions are essential.
  • Must have the highest level of integrity, a strong work ethic and a high degree of professionalism working within a diverse workforce

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills

Rain Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud of our ongoing efforts to foster diversity & inclusion in the workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Rain are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Are you ready to join a growing, innovative, precision oncology powerhouse? Rain Therapeutics is committed to building a passionate core team of scientific, clinical, regulatory, and business leaders to bring new targeted therapies for cancer patients struggling with limited treatment options. Our focus has been and will continue to be new oncology therapeutics based on targeting the biological drivers of the cancer, regardless of tumor type.

The VP, Corporate Development position will work collaboratively with senior executives to build external industry relationships and networks in pursuit of Rain’s corporate development strategies They will contribute substantially to translating corporate and therapeutic area objectives into identifying and realizing actionable business plans aimed at expanding Rain’s product pipeline and portfolio expansion opportunities. They will also contribute to transforming and scaling the company through fostering industry partnerships, forging M&A agreements and driving accretive deals.

Key Performance Objectives:

  • Lead, develop, execute, and guide the corporate business development strategy
  • Strengthen the Rain oncology therapeutics portfolio through in-licensing, partnering i.e., co-promotion and other development activities
  • Seek and develop a network of potential strategic partners through referrals, networking activities and participate in industry meetings
  • Lead due diligence process for in-bound and out-bound new business opportunities by working cross-functionally with key internal cross-functional stakeholders including R&D, finance, clinical development & operations, scientific affairs, regulatory, IP/legal, CMC and the commercial team
  • Hire, manage and provide relevant training and development to junior members of the corporate development team
  • Participate in internal cross-functional activities to assess and triage external strategic growth opportunities
  • Structure and negotiate select term sheets and agreements for large deals in alignment with executive team support
  • Communicate and present regularly to key senior stakeholders including the executive team, management board, investors, and corporate partner

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • 12+ years of pharmaceutical or biotech industry experience with at least 5 years in a business or corporate development role ideally with oncology therapeutics experience
  • Strong business acumen with extensive experience in developing and managing strategic industry partnerships
  • Strong problem-solving and quantitative skills to provide solutions and outcomes to ensure the successfully execution of corporate growth strategies
  • Experience in leading teams charged with business analytics & planning, technical assessments, product evaluations, finance, R&D and due diligence efforts
  • Successful history of collaborating with executive leadership teams on cross-functional projects and initiatives
  • The candidate is required to have strong interpersonal skills and work with a multitude of internal/external stakeholders to facilitate highly visible and time-sensitive business development projects
  • Excellent oral, written, verbal communication, interpersonal and presentation skills

Rain Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud of our ongoing efforts to foster diversity & inclusion in the workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Rain are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Are you ready to join a growing, innovative, precision oncology powerhouse? Rain Therapeutics is committed to building a passionate core team of scientific, clinical, regulatory, and business leaders to bring new targeted therapies for cancer patients struggling with limited treatment options. Our focus has been and will continue to be new oncology therapeutics based on targeting the biological drivers of the cancer, regardless of tumor type.

Summary
The Senior Research Associate will provide technical laboratory support in performing key biochemical and cell-based experiments to drive the non-clinical research of the company. The position will work directly under the supervision of a Senior Scientist and assist in the organization, tabulation, and analysis of the data, record maintenance, laboratory inventory, and equipment management.

Critical Performance Objectives:

  • Performs technical laboratory research experiments with high efficiency.
  • Accurately follows technical instructions in setting up and conducting biochemical and cell-based assays, including quantitative and qualitative analyses of the data.
  • Provides updates on assigned experiments and research outcomes.
  • Maintains and accurately records all tests performed and data collected. Ensures safe operation of appropriate laboratory equipment.
  • Identifies opportunities for corrective action and protocol improvement providing recommendations; contributes to meeting companies targets for quality and safety.
  • Uses resources efficiently; does not waste supplies. Evaluates and reports on inventory levels.
  • Self-motivated to independently manage time effectively and prioritize daily tasks.
  • Participation in the development or establishment of new laboratory procedures including biochemical and cell-based assays, quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Trains in new techniques as they emerge as appropriate.
  • Seeks opportunities to expand learning beyond baseline competencies with a focus on continual development as a researcher.

Required and Preferred Education and Experience:

  • BS required plus 3 years of biotech or pharmaceutical company experience, or MS plus 3 years experience.
  • Familiarity and comfort with bench lab operations and practices regarding research studies.
  • Demonstrable experience in developing biochemical and cell-based assays specifically in a drug discovery field required
  • Working knowledge of analysis tools such as Microsoft Excel, Graph Pad Prism, Signa Pilot required.
  • Working experience with P-32 radioscope is highly desired.
  • Prior experience in inventory management is preferred but not required

Qualities for Success:

  • Curious and passionate to work on an oncology drug discovery program
  • Self-motivated to learn with courage to challenge and improve the work process efficiency
  • Ability to adapt and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • High energy, self-starter with the ability to work in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Strong time management and planning skills
  • Detail-minded yet flexible work style; manage multiple projects and timelines at one time, and rapidly change priorities based on business needs

Rain Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud of our ongoing efforts to foster diversity & inclusion in the workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Rain are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Are you ready to join a growing, innovative, precision oncology powerhouse? Rain Therapeutics is committed to building a passionate core team of scientific, clinical, regulatory, and business leaders to bring new targeted therapies for cancer patients struggling with limited treatment options. Our focus has been and will continue to be new oncology therapeutics based on targeting the biological drivers of the cancer, regardless of tumor type.

Summary
Our Head of Regulatory Affairs Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls will oversee and direct all CMC regulatory activities. They will provide strategic direction, conduct risk assessments, and oversee the preparation of all CMC regulatory agency documents and submissions. This will entail effective collaboration within the greater CMC team and cross-functionally with members of quality regulatory, manufacturing, etc. to ensure the integrity of CMC regulatory documents related to Rain-32, for patients with well-differentiated liposarcoma, Tarloxotinib, and other oncology therapeutics portfolio products.

Critical Performance Objectives:

  • Develop and execute regulatory plans in the preparation of CMC regulatory documents and submissions including NDAs, MAAs, INDs, etc) and ensure these documents meet high-quality standards and regulatory requirements
  • Own the internal document writing, review, and approval process for CMC related submissions and regulatory questions
  • Review CMC protocols and test methods; review and approve clinical manufacturing plans and labeling, and authorize drug shipment to clinical sites Interact with manufacturing and quality groups, regulatory agencies, contractor, and partner organizations, regarding Rain portfolio product CMC issues
  • Facilitate internal RACMC stakeholder team meetings, providing strategic, scientific, and regulatory subject matter and maintain record keeping tracking and project management systems 
  • Resolve complex project issues related to regulatory requirements by interpreting, communicating, and working with other Rain team members to ensure agency approvals are obtained
  • Support processes by which regulatory submissions are reviewed, finalized, and approved
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory practices and procedures and work practices proactively identifying and resolving to mitigate risks
  • Support regulatory authority inspections (GBT) as required

Required and Preferred Education and Experience:

  • BA/BS in a science or health-related field; required MA/MS or Ph.D. preferred
  • 7+ yrs RACMC experience in the CRO, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or device/diagnostics industry required; 10 yrs preferred
  • Previous small molecule and/or oncology therapeutic drug development experience strongly preferred 
  • Advanced knowledge of regulatory requirements, including ICH and FDA, required
  • Significant RACMC regulatory document preparation and submission experience required
  • Strong writing, time, and project management skills with exceptional attention to detail required
  • Strong leadership and cross-functional collaboration orientation preferred
  • Previous experience working in a startup or other fast-paced, dynamic environment strongly preferred

Qualities for Success:

  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • High energy, self-starter with the ability to work in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Strong time management and planning skills
  • Experience and passion to work with small teams and in a startup environment, able to work comfortably under pressure, frequently changing landscape and tight deadlines
  • Team builder, excellent in hiring team members and establishing expectations and results
  • Detail-minded yet flexible work style; manage multiple projects and timelines at one time, and rapidly change priorities based on business needs

Rain Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud of our ongoing efforts to foster diversity & inclusion in the workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Rain are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Rain is primarily remote during COVID-19, except for our lab. We are looking forward to – flexibly – getting back into the office located in Newark, CA.

Once it is safe, we cannot wait to get back to hosting our regular in-person team activities and events.

Benefits

Rain provides comprehensive group medical, dental and vision coverage, commuter benefits, learning programs, adoption assistance, a Healthcare Flexible Spending Account, a Healthcare Savings Account, basic Term Life and Accident Insurance, and Voluntary Universal Life Insurance, Voluntary Disability Insurance.
Interested in joining us? Please contact us at careers@rainthera.com