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At Korro Bio, we look at things differently. We take historically complex methodologies and strip them down to their most basic science to deliver sophisticated therapies for patients with debilitating disease.

Our
mission

Our OPERA (Oligonucleotide Promoted Editing of RNA) technology aims to restore health for patients with one single-letter edit.

We are a growing, dedicated group of researchers and industry veterans with a vision to deliver the next generation of RNA editing therapeutics. We are currently building our team in Cambridge, MA, and are always looking for individuals who are passionate about developing innovative therapies for patients to join our growing team. Sound like you?

If you share our vision, check out our open positions below and send us an email: careers@korrobio.com.

Join the Korro Bio crew.
Come help us rewrite the future for patients.

  • Director, Chemistry

    Company Summary:   Korro Bio is a privately held biotechnology company launched out of a top-tier life science venture firm headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. We are utilizing the precision provided by nucleic acid-based therapeutics to target sequences within the genetic code that are responsible for inherited disorders. At Korro Bio, our aim is to bring transformative treatments to patients with rare and debilitating diseases by addressing the underlying genetic cause.

    We are committed to investing in the personal and professional growth of our employees by putting work-life balance, family values and career development at the forefront. This has helped to shape us into an energetic, inclusive and innovative team where your value is celebrated no matter your role. Together we intertwine our positive culture and intrinsic motivation with our passion for advancing science to directly impact the future of RNA editing one letter at a time.

    Position Summary: We are seeking a collaborative, smart and creative chemist who will be responsible for helping to lead Korro’s chemistry team. Key contributions for this position include 1) providing cutting edge medicinal chemistry insights into oligonucleotide design to enable platform and therapeutic program development; 2) management of oligonucleotide and small molecule raw materials synthesis at CMOs and CROs; 3) oversight of compound management at Korro Bio. Core competencies include an ability to function in an interdisciplinary and fast-paced startup environment coupled with a proactive and collaborative approach. Whilst starting as an individual contributor, the role will evolve to include management responsibilities in the future. This position reports to the head of chemistry and will be based in our Cambridge, MA location.

    Key Responsibilities:  

    • Provide chemistry leadership to advance cutting edge research of oligonucleotide therapeutics
    • Provide expert insight into the design and optimization of oligonucleotides for therapeutic drug development
    • Help to build and manage a network of CMOs that supply oligonucleotide products to support R&D
    • Suggest synthetic routes for, and manage outsourcing of small molecule raw materials such as phosphoramidites, targeting ligands, peptides and linkers
    • Manage delivery schedules and timelines against the expectations of internal and external stakeholders
    • Oversee compound management at Korro Bio, including registration, formulation, QC, inventory and disposition
    • Partner with individuals from functional groups across the organization to build and contribute to successful matrix project teams
    • Serve as a role model for junior scientists, and a champion for scientific rigor within an open, supportive and data-driven corporate environment
    • Effectively communicate strategy, progress and results to Korro’s leadership, R&D teams, and external audiences

    Required Qualifications and Skills:

    • Ph.D. in chemistry with at least 7 years of experience in a drug discovery and development environment
    • Demonstrable track record in the design and synthesis of oligonucleotides and oligonucleotide conjugates for applications as therapeutics
    • Experience building and maintaining close working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including CMOs, CROs and academic collaborators
    • Familiarity with oligonucleotide synthesizers such as AKTA Oligopilot, Dr Oligo and MerMade and associated downstream processing equipment for purification (IEX, RP), desalting and lyophilization
    • Adept at troubleshooting problems associated with oligonucleotide synthesis processes
    • Experience managing direct reports
    • Must be well organized, and capable of providing clear direction
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    Benefits:

    Korro offers competitive compensation, including equity-based compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, life insurance and a Health Savings (HAS) and Dependent Care Accounts.

  • Head of CNS Biology

    Company Summary:   Korro Bio is a privately held biotechnology company launched out of a top-tier life science venture firm headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. We are utilizing the precision provided by nucleic acid-based therapeutics to target the sequences responsible for inherited disorders within the genetic code. At Korro Bio, our aim is to bring transformative treatments to patients with debilitating diseases by addressing the underlying genetic cause.  We are committed to investing in the personal and professional growth of our employees by putting work-life balance, family values and expanding an employee’s knowledge at the forefront. This has helped to shape us into an energetic, inclusive and innovative team where your value is celebrated no matter your role.  Together we intertwine our positive culture and intrinsic motivation with our passion for advancing science to directly impact the future of RNA editing one letter at a time.

     We are committed to investing in the personal and professional growth of our employees by putting work-life balance, family values and expanding an employee’s knowledge at the forefront. This has helped to shape us into an energetic, inclusive and innovative team where your value is celebrated no matter your role.  Together we intertwine our positive culture and intrinsic motivation with our passion for advancing science to directly impact the future of RNA editing one letter at a time.

    Position Summary: Korro Bio is seeking a passionate and creative leader in CNS Biology to join our Research group and work with an enthusiastic team of highly skilled scientists in a dynamic, high growth company.  Reporting to the Chief Scientific Officer, the successful candidate will lead a team focused on the validation of drug targets, prosecution of research on disease biology, and evaluation of novel drug candidates for the treatment of both rare genetic and common diseases of the CNS. This individual will be responsible for establishment of CNS biology strategy and execution on the pipeline biology for multiple CNS programs.  In addition, the candidate will work cross functionally with the Strategy and Portfolio Planning and Data Science groups to build out an exciting CNS pipeline to address diseases with high unmet medical need.        

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Lead CNS Biology strategy, including identification and prioritization of disease focus areas and targets to build out the CNS portfolio in collaboration with the SVP Strategy and Portfolio Planning
    • Build an internal laboratory effort on CNS biology from scratch as well as establish a network of CRO’s to augment laboratory productivity
    • Oversee the design and execution of in vivo and in vitro studies to generate key data for evaluating potential targets, mechanism of action and efficacy/pharmacodynamic relationships
    • As part of multi-disciplinary team, bring novel drug candidates through discovery research and into IND enabling studies
    • Validate targets and editing sites to bring new programs into the early research pipeline
    • In collaboration with the Business Development and Strategy and Portfolio Planning groups, identify and establish network of KOLs to form collaborations and relationships to advance targets/indications of interest
    • Manage and mentor a scientific team focused on CNS biology
    • Lead efforts to determine mechanism of action for drug targets and candidates as well as identify the most therapeutically relevant patient sub-populations using state-of-the-art methods and tools
    • Accountable for the careful documentation of research within the CNS Biology group
    • Drive the research with urgency and with a high bar for scientific rigor
    • Clear communication of results to different audiences including junior scientific staff, the board of directors, investors, key opinion leaders, and scientific conferences
    • Proactively identify potential obstacles and devise solutions to mitigate risk

    Required Qualifications:

    • PhD degree in a scientific discipline with 10+ years’ experience in drug discovery or target validation research with proven expertise in CNS disease biology
    • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
    • Experience managing and mentoring a research group

    Other Knowledge, Experience or Skills recommended

    • Expertise in the design and execution of in vivo and in vitro studies for the evaluation of CNS biology as demonstrated by a publication record in the field, patent filings, and/or leadership of IND filings
    • Deep knowledge of animal models of CNS diseases
    • Led programs through early research to IND filing with a sense of urgency
    • Demonstrated success at solving complex scientific problems using multiple technologies and approaches

     Benefits:

    Korro offers competitive compensation, including equity-based compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, life insurance and a flexible spending account for either health care and/or dependent care.

  • Senior Accountant

    Company Summary:   Korro Bio is a privately held biotechnology company launched out of a top-tier life science venture firm headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. We are utilizing the precision provided by nucleic acid-based therapeutics to target the sequences responsible for inherited disorders within the genetic code. At Korro Bio, our aim is to bring transformative treatments to patients with rare and debilitating diseases by addressing the underlying genetic cause.

    We are committed to investing in the personal and professional growth of our employees by putting work-life balance, family values and expanding an employee’s knowledge at the forefront. This has helped to shape us into an energetic, inclusive and innovative team where your value is celebrated no matter your role.  Together we intertwine our positive culture and intrinsic motivation with our passion for advancing science to directly impact the future of RNA editing one letter at a time.

    Position Summary: Korro Bio is looking for an enthusiastic Senior Accountant to join our growing Finance team! Reporting to the Assistant Controller, this employee will be primarily responsible for the monthly financial close, the processing of payroll and accounts payable, and overseeing day-to-day financial operations. In addition, this employee will actively collaborate cross-functionally. The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter with a strong work ethic and the ability to work well in a team environment. The position requires a deadline-driven individual with attention to detail. In addition, the scope of this role will continue to evolve and promotion opportunities will be available as the Finance department grows.

     Key Responsibilities:  

    • Manage the day-to-day transactional accounting activities, including accounts payable processing and payments
    • Process payroll and prepare payroll-related reconciliations
    • Prepare month-end and quarter-end reconciliations, including cash, accounts payable, prepaids and fixed assets and assist with accelerating the accounting close process
    • Work cross-functionally with HR, Facilities, and R&D
    • Other ad hoc projects and reporting requests as needed

     Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required
    • Public accounting firm experience required
    • Active CPA license or pursuing CPA license preferred
    • A minimum of 2 years in roles of increasing responsibility, ideally with a mix of public accounting and industry
    • Experience working at or auditing a life sciences or biotechnology company is preferred
    • Knowledge of US GAAP and relevant accounting and financial concepts
    • Experience working with an accounting ERP (e.g., NetSuite, Oracle Fusion, etc.) and payroll processing system (e.g., ADP) is preferred

    Other Knowledge, Experience or Skills recommended

    • Capable of managing multiple tasks and meeting deadlines
    • Ability to effectively collaborate with other business functions
    • Outstanding communication (verbal and written) and organizational skills
    • Shares company values and is excited by the challenge of working in a dynamic and fast-paced start-up environment

     Benefits:

    Korro offers competitive compensation, including equity-based compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, life insurance and a flexible spending account for either health care and/or dependent care.

  • Senior Scientist, Oligonucleotide Delivery

    Company Summary:   Korro Bio is a privately held biotechnology company launched out of a top-tier life science venture firm headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. We are utilizing the precision provided by nucleic acid-based therapeutics to target the sequences responsible for inherited disorders within the genetic code. At Korro Bio, our aim is to bring transformative treatments to patients with rare and debilitating diseases by addressing the underlying genetic cause.

    We are committed to investing in the personal and professional growth of our employees by putting work-life balance, family values and expanding an employee’s knowledge at the forefront. This has helped to shape us into an energetic, inclusive and innovative team where your value is celebrated no matter your role.  Together we intertwine our positive culture and intrinsic motivation with our passion for advancing science to directly impact the future of RNA editing one letter at a time.

    Position Summary: Korro Bio is looking for a Senior Scientist in the Research group who will focus on all aspects of oligonucleotide delivery. The successful candidate will contribute to oligo delivery efforts by optimizing hepatic delivery, establishing targeted delivery methods to extrahepatic tissues, investigating intracellular trafficking of chemically modified oligos, and methods to enhance endosome escape. The successful candidate will seek to identify potential rate-limiting steps during oligo delivery and will work closely with Korro’s oligo design team to implement novel strategies to optimize targeted delivery. The successful candidate will demonstrate clear and professional communication, effectively collaborate with colleagues across a highly matrixed environment, and be capable of presenting scientific results across project teams.

     Key Responsibilities:  

    • Optimize in vitro cell-based models to understand all aspects of gymnotic and GalNAc-mediated delivery to hepatocytes.
    • Develop in-house ligand selection approaches (e.g., phage display, mRNA display or other selection methods).
    • Develop and conduct cell-based and in vivo evaluations of targeted extrahepatic delivery technology generated in-house or in collaboration with external partners.
    • Investigate rate-limiting steps of oligonucleotide trafficking in the liver and extrahepatic tissues, such as endosome escape, through collaborations with industry and academic partners.
    • Establish tools, techniques, and assays to characterize ligand-receptor interactions, which may include protein isolation and purification, and in vitro binding studies.
    • Track progress, analyze, organize, and present data at meetings.
    • Maintain a well-documented electronic/laboratory notebook.

     Required Qualifications:

    • PhD in Biochemistry, Cell Biology, or related field with 2-5 years’ experience in an industry or academic setting or MS with 4-7 years in an industry setting.
    • A strong background in biology and biochemistry with experience in at least one therapeutic modality (gene therapy, gene editing, small molecules, antibodies & biologics, or ASOs/siRNA) and familiarity with other modalities.
    • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience with in vitro cell culture systems is required.
    • Strong track record of working in interdisciplinary, collaborative team-based research environment and leadership of research projects.
    • Highly motivated with strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with peers and management. Capable of presenting scientific results to multidisciplinary teams and key stakeholders.

    Other Knowledge, Experience or Skills recommended

    • Prior experience designing and executing in vivo rodent studies a plus.
    • Experience in the field of antibody drug conjugates and nucleic acid conjugates a plus.

     Benefits:

    Korro offers competitive compensation, including equity-based compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, life insurance, STD and LTD, Health Savings (HSA) and Dependent Care Accounts,  and  parking.

  • Associate Scientist/Senior Associate Scientist, Platform Biology

    Company Summary:   Korro Bio is a privately held biotechnology company launched out of a top-tier life science venture firm headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. We are utilizing the precision provided by nucleic acid-based therapeutics to target the sequences responsible for inherited disorders within the genetic code. At Korro Bio, our aim is to bring transformative treatments to patients with rare and debilitating diseases by addressing the underlying genetic cause.

    We are committed to investing in the personal and professional growth of our employees by putting work-life balance, family values and expanding an employee’s knowledge at the forefront. This has helped to shape us into an energetic, inclusive and innovative team where your value is celebrated no matter your role.  Together we intertwine our positive culture and intrinsic motivation with our passion for advancing science to directly impact the future of RNA editing one letter at a time.

    Position Summary: Korro Bio is looking for Associate Scientist/Senior Associate Scientist to join the Platform Biology group. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in biochemistry, molecular or cell biology. This is a laboratory-based role and the scientist in this position will be responsible for execution of a variety of in vitro molecular and cellular assays. The ideal candidate will balance technical skills with critical thinking and have demonstrated a track record of rapidly driving high-quality, high-impact projects to completion. The successful candidate will have a can-do attitude and a drive to proactively facilitate the continuous improvement of processes and culture. She/he will be expected to prepare and deliver effective presentations to project stakeholders and the company’s leadership team.

     Key Responsibilities:  

    • Responsible for execution, and interpretation of a variety of in vitro cellular and molecular based assays, focused on understanding and optimizing our ADAR-mediated RNA editing platform
    • Participate in the development, validation and scaling up of novel assays
    • Work effectively with cross-functional biology, informatics, assay development and chemistry teams and deliver high-quality results in timely fashion
    • Responsible for carefully documenting research and effectively communicating results across teams

     Required Qualifications:

    • MS (1-2 years’ experience) or BS (2-3 years’ experience) in Biochemistry, Molecular or Cell Biology or related discipline
    • Experience with standard molecular biology techniques such as RNA/DNA extraction and QC, PCR, qPCR, immunoassays, and gel electrophoresis
    • Hands on experience with lab automation is desirable
    • Proficiency in utilizing software such as GraphPad Prism, electronic lab notebooks, Microsoft Office etc. for data analysis and figure generation is essential
    • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills, and the ability to work independently and effectively in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment
    • Exceptional attention to detail, excellent organizational and record keeping skills
    • Track record of successful multitasking and rapid execution

    Other Knowledge, Experience or Skills recommended

    • Background in oligonucleotide therapeutics is desirable
    • Experience with SPR or BLI platforms is a plus
    • Working knowledge of protein purification and characterization techniques is a plus

    Benefits:

    Korro offers competitive compensation, including equity-based compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, life insurance, STD and LTD and a flexible spending account for either health care and/or dependent care,  & parking.

  • Associate Scientist, Bioinformatics

    Company Summary:   Korro Bio is a privately held biotechnology company launched out of a top-tier life science venture firm headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. We are utilizing the precision provided by nucleic acid-based therapeutics to target the sequences responsible for inherited disorders within the genetic code. At Korro Bio, our aim is to bring transformative treatments to patients with rare and debilitating diseases by addressing the underlying genetic cause.

    We are committed to investing in the personal and professional growth of our employees by putting work-life balance, family values and expanding an employee’s knowledge at the forefront. This has helped to shape us into an energetic, inclusive and innovative team where your value is celebrated no matter your role.  Together we intertwine our positive culture and intrinsic motivation with our passion for advancing science to directly impact the future of RNA editing one letter at a time.

    Position Summary: We are seeking a passionate and creative Bioinformatics Associate to join our Data Science team and work with an enthusiastic team of highly skilled scientists in a dynamic, high growth company. This position reports to the Vice President, Data Science.  The successful candidate will have a strong background in Computer Science, Data Management and Data Engineering.

    Key Responsibilities:  

    • Design and implement data workflows to automate the data extraction, transformation and loading from the high-throughput screening experiments.
    • Create the dashboards to summarize and visualize the results of high throughput screening experiments.
    • Manage data in the compound database and laboratory information systems.
    • Develop, operate and maintain data process pipelines and cloud applications.
    • Partner with IT and other functions to deploy the data management systems and applications.
    • Document the data management procedures and provide informatics application training for lab scientists.

    Required Education, Skills and Qualifications:

    • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, cheminformatics, bioinformatics or a related field with 1-2 years’ experience or BS degree with 2-3 years’ experience.
    • Proficiency in Python and R.
    • Familiar with data flow and data management in high throughput experiments.
    • Knowledge of cloud computing and statistical analysis is a plus.
    • Excellent attention to detail and documentation.
    • Motivated team player.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (Oral/Written).
    • Ability to balance multiple high-priority tasks in a rapidly changing environment

    Benefits:

    Korro offers competitive compensation, including equity-based compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, life insurance and a flexible spending account for either health care and/or dependent care.

  • Sr. Scientist, Translational Pharmacology

    Company Summary:   Korro Bio is a privately held biotechnology company launched out of a top-tier life science venture firm headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. We are utilizing the precision provided by nucleic acid-based therapeutics to target the sequences responsible for inherited disorders within the genetic code. At Korro Bio, our aim is to bring transformative treatments to patients with rare and debilitating diseases by addressing the underlying genetic cause.

    We are committed to investing in the personal and professional growth of our employees by putting work-life balance, family values and expanding an employee’s knowledge at the forefront. This has helped to shape us into an energetic, inclusive and innovative team where your value is celebrated no matter your role.  Together we intertwine our positive culture and intrinsic motivation with our passion for advancing science to directly impact the future of RNA editing one letter at a time.

    Position Summary: Korro Bio is looking for a Sr. Scientist in the Translational Pharmacology group. The successful candidate will contribute to drug discovery efforts in the following areas, liver, ophthalmology, and neurological diseases. The qualified candidate is a highly motivated, interactive, and creative bench scientist who will conduct experiments utilizing genetically engineered mouse models to advance discovery programs to IND. The successful candidate will demonstrate clear and professional communication, effectively collaborate with colleagues across a highly matrixed environment, and be capable of presenting scientific results to project teams.

    Key Responsibilities:  

    • Design, conduct and advise on pharmacology studies related to complex in vivo models focused on liver, ophthalmology, and neurological diseases.
    • Conduct experiments and develop assays critical to understand in-vivo therapeutic activity, efficacy, and PK/PD properties.
    • Executing ex vivo assays to investigate target engagement, mechanism of action and biomarkers by the following techniques: DNA/RNA extraction, qPCR, ELISA (MSD), and WB.
    • Coordinate and manage studies remotely at CROs and external collaborators.
    • Breeding and colony maintenance of transgenic mouse strains.
    • Documentation of assay development and in vivo study results.
    • Mentor/manage junior associates and colleagues on best practices in the laboratory.

     

    Required Skills and Qualifications:

    • Ph.D. in Pharmacology with 5-7 years of experience in industry setting or MS with 10+ years in industry setting.
    • Prior experience designing and executing in vivo studies with murine and rat models a must.
    • Ability to use animal models and a variety of high throughput tools including expression analysis, transcriptional profiling, AAV, in situ hybridization and immunohistochemistry.
    • Experience in Oligonucleotide based therapeutics or gene editing is a plus.
    • Attention to detail with excellent organizational and record keeping skills.
    • Ability to work collaboratively across departments, understand and implement applicable regulations around animal care/safety/handling desired.
    • Highly motivated and ability to be flexible in case of changing priorities.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with peers and management. Capable of presenting scientific results to multidisciplinary teams and key stakeholders.
    • Proficiency in utilizing software such as GraphPad Prism, electronic lab notebooks, Microsoft Office etc. for data analysis and figure generation is required.

    Benefits:

    Korro offers competitive compensation, including equity-based compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, life insurance and a flexible spending account for either health care and/or dependent care.

     

  • Vice President, Business Development

     

    Job Title:  Vice President, Business Development

    LocationOne Kendall Square

    Company SummaryKorro Bio is a privately held biotechnology company launched out of a top-tier life science venture firm headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. We are utilizing the precision provided by nucleic acid-based therapeutics to target the sequences responsible for inherited disorders within the genetic code. At Korro Bio, our aim is to bring transformative treatments to patients with debilitating diseases by addressing the underlying genetic cause.

    We are committed to investing in the personal and professional growth of our employees by putting work-life balance, family values and expanding an employee’s knowledge at the forefront. This has helped to shape us into an energetic, inclusive and innovative team where your value is celebrated no matter your role.  Together we intertwine our positive culture and intrinsic motivation with our passion for advancing science to directly impact the future of RNA editing one letter at a time.

    Position Summary: Korro Bio is seeking a passionate and resourceful Vice President of Business Development.  The successful candidate will drive the entire BD process from search/evaluation to deal execution. This individual will lead business development efforts in the identification, evaluation and development of acquisition, in-licensing, out-licensing and partnership opportunities inclusive of assessing external opportunities relative to our internal pipeline choices and investments. The Vice President of Business Development possesses strong scientific expertise in the biopharmaceutical industry and business development leadership, in various therapeutic areas.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to think holistically and long-term across a broad spectrum of industry trends and issues in base editing, gene editing, RNA therapeutics, rare disease, and platform approaches, and to communicate long term business objectives and priorities through external partnerships. A deep understanding of the drug discovery, development, and regulatory processes is required, as this position will lead both scouting activities and evaluation/diligence of novel therapeutic opportunities for both licensing and M&A, while supporting transactional activities. This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer.

    Key Responsibilities:  

    • Independently lead search and evaluation activities and projects in the base editing, gene editing, RNA therapeutics, and oligo delivery field to proactively identify and solicit new strategic research partnerships with biotech and pharmaceutical companies, academic institutions, non-profit research or patient organizations.
    • Participate in and lead in-depth reviews and due diligence on external opportunities.
    • In collaboration with R&D organization and SVP of Strategy and Portfolio Planning, lead the activities/input necessary to establish the business case (scientific/ technical evaluation, development plan, market research, market opportunity, competitive intelligence, strategic assessment, appropriate transaction financial structure etc.) and present it to senior leaders in the business.
    • Own the overall execution of an evaluation project providing oversight to the BD team membership involved in the project as well as cross-functional membership.
    • Identify, analyze, and act on opportunities for growth through cultivating relationships, negotiating, and reviewing contracts.
    • Provide insights and commercial advice while maintaining an understanding of the industry trends, best practices, and industry financial measurements.
    • Responsible for building business cases; assessing commercial plans, market opportunities, and transaction financial structure for prospective partners.
    • Act as the company’s BD Leader while collaborating with other team members to achieve objectives.

     

     

    Required Qualifications:

    • MD, PhD, PharmD, or other advanced degree in the biomedical field required.
    • Minimum 15 years of experience within the biopharmaceutical industry or related biotech/healthcare practice and minimum 5 years of experience in S&E in a business development organization
    • Experience in sourcing and evaluating pharmaceutical or biotech products, for potential licensing /acquisition.

      Other Knowledge, Experience or Skills recommended:

    • Must have an aptitude to quickly understand new science and technology.
    • Display strong interpersonal skills and work with multiple internal stakeholders to drive and support highly visible and time-sensitive business development projects.
    • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with academic institutions, vendors, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, and the VC community.
    • Ability to co-lead with transactions to develop and deliver scientific, clinical, technical, and commercial assessments and evaluations in base editing, gene editing, RNA therapeutics and oligo delivery field to the relevant internal governance bodies.
    • An outstanding strategist and thought partner to the leadership team.
    • Leadership ability that inspires and drives internal teams.
    • Strong collaboration and influence skills. An ability to work across all lines as a general advisor and across the leadership team as a trusted partner, yet capable and willing to challenge established thinking to realize a better outcome.
    • Increase awareness of Korro Bio’s strategy to the external environment.
    • Business development experience within pre-clinical and/or clinical stage business development.
    • Requires demonstrated knowledge and understanding of pharmaceutical development and commercialization and business practices required to successfully bring drugs to market.
    • Self-starter who is able to effectively lead multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Experience working with all levels of management and consulting with key business stakeholders.
    • Strong ability to influence for greater outcomes.
    • Strong team player that has a customer service approach and is solution oriented.
    • Attention to detail and the ability to work individually, within a multi-disciplinary team, as well as with external partners and vendors.
    • Possesses strong written and verbal communication skills.

    Benefits: Korro offers competitive compensation, including equity-based compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, life insurance and a flexible spending account for either health care and/or dependent care.