Careers

Rain Therapeutics Inc. (“Rain”) is committed to empowering leaders with an entrepreneurial spirit that thrive in small team environments. Our hiring strategy requires recruiting top talent that seek an opportunity to tackle tasks independently, and develop creative solutions across the business. Our employees need to be passionate about developing therapies in cancer to save lives.

Rain is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion/creed, national origin, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, military, reservist or veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

If you are interested in joining the Rain team, please contact us at careers@rainthera.com

Open Positions:

Vice President, Medical Director

Rain Therapeutics is committed to building a passionate team of core business leaders to execute on our vision to identify, and execute on the development, of novel therapeutic avenues for the treatment of cancer.  The personality of Rain will always be focused on entrepreneurs with autonomy to build their respective teams in a flat organizational structure.

The Vice President, Medical Director position will assume a leadership, as well as a hands-on, role in the strategic planning, implementation and oversight of clinical trials, reporting and potential registration of one or more therapeutic candidates. Specialty training and certification in oncology is desirable but not needed. Candidate should be board certified/eligible with specialty training and certification with relevant experience in drug development within the pharmaceutical or biotech industry. Strong background and interest in the underlying science and mechanism of action of therapeutics is required. Prior experience in translational research preferred. Candidate will be responsible for designing and working closely with all functions to enable clinical development goals and deliverables as well as implementation and medical monitoring of clinical trials in early and late stage development. Candidate will be responsible for providing clinical leadership to the program team, clinical operations and other functional groups within clinical development. The clinical operations team will report into the VP, Medical Director position.

Requirements:

US licensed physician and experience with good clinical practices (GCP) and drug development that enables the successful completion of clinical development deliverables, including regulatory processes. Prior drug development experience in oncology is strongly desired. Strong medical knowledge base as required for medical monitoring. Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills required.

Critical Job Skills:

  • Provide primary tactical and strategic clinical/medical leadership for one or more development programs
  • Responsible for clinical development plans, including outlining strategic goal of a targeted patient strategy, potential of identifying patients based on diagnostic technologies, key competitive challenges in the therapeutic area and writing clinical study protocols
  • Represent a key member of the team liaising with the regulatory agencies
  • Serve as the primary medical monitor for all clinical trials, with oversight of third-party CRO medical monitors
  • Responsible for medical oversight of CROs and service providers
  • Responsible for oversight of medical safety monitoring for sponsored clinical trials. Works closely with Drug Safety and Biometrics functions to ensure that data output is planned and ready for periodic Data Monitoring Committee reviews and internal data monitoring
  • Experience with Good Clinical Practices (GCPs) and need for compliance with standard operating procedures (SOPs) and systems
  • Works effectively with other functional area personnel toward the development of regulatory strategies and clinical trial execution that lead to product registration
  • Works closely with Program Management, Clinical Operations and Regulatory Affairs, to align on current and projected clinical development deliverables to ensure timely execution. Interacts effectively with research/discovery, and CMC groups to delineate and enable deliverables in support of the development strategy
  • Assists in the evaluation of external compounds for in-licensing and/or preparations/ presentations for potential partnering activities
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills and ability to present concepts and clinical trial results to a variety of audiences, including medical and scientific peers, Board of Directors, advisory boards, company and department personnel
  • Assists in preparation of Clinical Development staff for presentations at medical meetings, advisory boards and regulatory agencies
  • Proactively establishes and maintains strong relationships with investigators and key opinion leaders within multiple clinical disciplines
  • Able to work effectively in a small dynamic organization; ability to assume multiple roles and responsibilities and meet aggressive goals
  • Extensive ability to analyze complex situations and propose solutions to fundamental problems leveraging drug development knowledge
  • Strong leadership and people management skills that focus on teamwork and building alliances; ability to resolve conflicts and to negotiate effectively
  • Strong advocate for teamwork with the initiative to develop consensus and the ability to positively manage challenge
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with affiliate and contract personnel as required
  • Positive approach to work and ability to motivate team members to meet timelines and project goals is required. High degree of planning ability in coordinating the activities of Clinical Development teams within the limits of clinical research schedules and ability to support aggressive timelines
  • Ability to work well with outside partners, to foster collaborative team environment and to facilitate good, clear and concise communication with teams within a partnership or alliance
  • Travel will be required (approximately 30% of time)

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Board certified/eligible MD with specialty training and certification; Specialty training and certification in oncology is desirable but not needed
  • 5 or more years of experience in the pharmaceutical/ biotech industry in the clinical trials management group
  • Must have experience with US regulatory filings. Experience with ex-US regulatory filings is desirable
  • Advanced knowledge and training in clinical research, with emphasis on the medical and regulatory requirements as related to clinical research and study design. Experience across all phases of drug development is desired
  • Demonstrable history of writing clinical development plans and protocols, providing medical monitoring, and direct interaction with regulatory agencies
  • Experience in clinical leadership of development projects is required
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Senior Director, Corporate Development

Rain Therapeutics is committed to building a passionate team of core business leaders to execute on our vision to identify, and execute on the development, of novel therapeutic avenues for the treatment of cancer.  The personality of Rain will always be focused on entrepreneurs with autonomy to build their respective teams in a flat organizational structure.

Summary:

The position of Senior Director, Corporate Development will manage and direct projects spanning new corporate development pipeline expansion transactions, the management of strategic alliance partnerships and competitive intelligence efforts. The individual will help lead cross-functional internal and external program teams to ensure that projects progress and meet pre-defined objectives and timelines. Additional responsibilities include helping to build both the Corporate Development team over time, asset screening and diligence processes and the external communications platform to present the Company to potential new collaborators at key meetings and conferences.

Critical Job Skills:

  • Deliver the value of the deal and maximize relationship with outside pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies and academic institutions
  • Provide expert advice for alliance management strategy
  • Ensure the organization is well connected in the external Pharma industry alliance management community through the management of key Business Development events (e.g., AACR, BIO, ASCO, IASCLC World Lung (WCLC))
  • As a member of business development team provide strategic and operational input to ensure the ongoing success of the business development strategy; including delivering the value of ongoing deals, highlighting new opportunities and actively encouraging the wider business development team
  • Maximize and optimize business relationships
  • Align strategy, objectives and deliverables both internally and with our partners
  • Establish and maintain high quality of communications and understanding between partners
  • Proactively trouble-shoot potential issues
  • Establish and maintain the Company culture of excellence
  • Identify and implement standard procedures, approaches, processes, and techniques to ‘raise the bar’
  • Direct the management of organization interactions with multiple business development, in-licensing, joint venture, and co-promotion partners in large scale, single – and multi-product relationships
  • Ensure efficient start-up for all new collaborations, to include briefing organization and joint teams regarding terms and follow through
  • Manage and enhance the post-deal relationship over the extended lifecycle from beginning of in-licensing through development, registration, marketing, and the in-licensing of other, additional, compounds
  • Lead the in-depth evaluation of potential corporate development opportunities by coordinating financial, market and strategic analyses
  • Work closely with related R&D functional areas, Business Development, and Legal to assure coordination of all issues and a single organization point of view
  • Assure collaborative development projects are progressed to maximize commercial value and minimize time to market
  • Assure that organization views on priorities and strategies are effectively communicated
  • Assure organization senior management is apprised in an effective and timely fashion of all alliance/JV issues and of recommended paths to resolution

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Masters degree or PhD in the biological sciences strongly preferred
  • Prior deal experience, with a demonstrable deal sheet
  • Knowledge of drug discovery and development
  • Valuation analysis experience – discounted cash flow product valuations
  • Detailed knowledge of pharmaceutical management, R&D organization and operations
  • 10 years’ experience in a specific pharmaceutical discipline e.g. drug development, marketing, business development and/or alliance management
  • 5 years’ experience in a pharmaceutical management role working on a range of projects
  • Experience/knowledge of deal negotiation and post deal management
  • Experience in fast paced, start-up environments is preferred; able to work comfortably under pressure, frequently changing landscape and tight deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task, manage multiple projects at one time, and rapidly change priorities based on business needs
  • Strong capabilities in creating presentation materials and excellent presentation skills
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Senior Director / Director, Program Management (Tarloxotinib)

Rain Therapeutics is committed to building a passionate team of core business leaders to execute on our vision to identify, and execute on the development, of novel therapeutic avenues for the treatment of cancer.  The personality of Rain will always be focused on entrepreneurs with autonomy to build their respective teams in a flat organizational structure.

Summary:

Responsible for creating and maintaining a corporate roadmap and project plan across all functional groups for the execution of Rain’s objectives for tarloxotinib (Tarlox).  The Sr. Director / Director of Project Management will engage with all groups at the Company and be required to ensure frequent status updates on documented deliverables and tasks to preserve the company-wide action plan for Tarlox. Meticulous attention to detail is a critical quality of the position, along with proficiency with new forms of technology to ensure adequate communication across the Company. This individual will work closely with the project team members representing nonclinical, clinical, regulatory, CMC, quality, legal and finance departments in a matrix team environment to develop concise strategic development proposals, integrated project plans, and manage and track key project deliverables. The Senior Director of Project Management will report directly to the CEO of Rain Therapeutics.

Critical Job Skills:

  • Spearhead the creation of a global project plan and Gantt chart to manage all deliverables for the Tarlox program, including, but not limited to:
    • Regulatory authority discussions and filings
    • Manufacturing
    • Clinical Development
    • Non-clinical research efforts
  • An amenable personality to be demanding of groups on progress updates while successfully managing relationships
  • Strong writing skills and a comprehension of writings as a means to manage relationships through written forms (i.e. emails and other)
  • Manage a network of consultants when needed
  • Technological proficiency and amenability to always search for new technologies that enhance Rain’s ability to gather and present information to interested stakeholders
  • Passion to learn details about all the functional groups within the company
  • Incorporate budgetary considerations in project planning and timeline considerations to develop scenarios for capital utilization
  • Other responsibilities to ensure full execution of the corporate CMC objectives
  • Proactively facilitate and lead team discussions on project strategies, short-term and long-term project planning, opportunities for expediting timelines, identification resource constraints, and proactively identify complex project issues and risks, and assure appropriate escalation
  • Manage Cross-Functional Project Team meetings and facilitate discussions using meeting management best practices to drive project strategy, scenario planning, cross-functional communication, timely and effective decision-making, and successful execution of program objectives. Develop agendas and summarize key meeting discussions and decisions (meeting minutes)
  • Develop, track and maintain project development timelines (integrated project plans), project deliverables and milestones; including understanding and communicating inter-dependencies and critical path activities
  • Work closely with and build strong working relationships with cross-functional team members to develop a collaborative team environment and manage timelines for regulatory submissions (IND/NDA/MAA, etc.)
  • Assist finance and functional area leads in the development and maintenance of program budgets aligned with the integrated project plans
  • Assist in the review of regulatory documents, SOPs, protocols and reports, where relevant
  • Work closely with senior management and functional area leads on ongoing enhancements and development of team processes, structures, and project reporting tools

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • PMP certification strongly preferred
  • At least 5 years’ prior experience in project management for a clinical-stage drug development program required
  • Experience and passion to work with small teams
  • Small company, biotechnology experience strongly preferred
  • Managerial experience overseeing third party consultants and vendors in achieving corporate objectives
  • Strong understanding of Drug Development process and US and EU Regulatory requirements
  • Exposure to early-stage programs (pre-clinical through Phase I/II proof-of-concept) essential; and exposure to late-stage programs (Phase II/III pivotal) a plus
  • Proven ability to analyze complex activities and information to help guide decision-making that meets the overall objectives and long-range plans of projects and the organization
  • Strong ability to proactively predict issues and solve problems, identify risks.
  • Strong ability to drive decision-making within a multi-disciplinary, multi-regional, matrix team
  • Proven ability to balance the strategic needs of the program with tactical day-to-day activities
  • Excellent people (soft) skills, conflict resolution, diplomacy and positive influencing abilities
  • Highly collaborative team player who fosters open communication and able to facilitate urgent needs
  • Successful track record of creating and managing accurate integrated project plans/timelines and the use of project software (Microsoft Project, Visio, PowerPoint and Excel, etc.)
  • Presentation skills and poise in speaking in public settings
  • Strong capabilities in creating presentation materials in slide and written formats
  • Demonstrated record of being demanding of groups to meet timelines
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate successfully with multiple functions in a team environment
  • Strong critical, strategic, and analytical thinking skills
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Accounting Manager

Rain Therapeutics is committed to building a passionate team of core business leaders to execute on our vision to identify, and execute on the development, of novel therapeutic avenues for the treatment of cancer.  The personality of Rain will always be focused on entrepreneurs with autonomy to build their respective teams in a flat organizational structure.

Summary:

The Accounting Manager is responsible for the monthly closing and consolidation process as well as the Accounts Payable function. The Accounting Manager assists with Accruals, payroll and interacts frequently with outside auditors as an accounting liaison.  The Accounting Manager reports to the Controller

Critical Job Skills:

  • Oversees and directs the monthly, quarterly and annual closing process
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Performs quarterly fluctuation analysis on departmental budgets
  • Performs monthly analysis and reconciliation of balance sheet and P&L accounts
  • Assists the Controller in preparing financial reports and fulfilling audit requests
  • Develops and distributes internal financial reports
  • Liaise with the Accounts Payable and FP&A functions by working with cross functional teams to develop accrual estimates and implementing process improvements.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business or other quantitative focus
  • CPA or CPA candidate with 3 to 5 years of public accounting experience preferred
  • IPO and Biotech experience is a plus
  • Experience in fast paced, start-up environments is preferred; able to work comfortably under pressure, frequently changing landscape and tight deadlines
  • A strategic thinker with excellent business judgment
  • Highly motivated and willing to take on multiple responsibilities at once
  • Resourceful and relentless: Independently capable of seeking information, solving conceptual problems, corralling resources, and delivering results in challenging situations.
  • Highly Innovative problem solver possessing strong interpersonal, multi-tasking, organizational, project planning skills, and a demonstrated ability to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to deal with complex problems and present recommendations and findings in a clear, concise format.
  • Quick and scrappy learner who adapts well to a fast-moving environment and gets things done, combines creativity, problem-solving skills, and a can-do attitude to overcome any obstacle
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with QuickBooks a requirement, NetSuite ERP is a plus
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Controller

Rain Therapeutics is committed to building a passionate team of core business leaders to execute on our vision to identify, and execute on the development, of novel therapeutic avenues for the treatment of cancer.  The personality of Rain will always be focused on entrepreneurs with autonomy to build their respective teams in a flat organizational structure.

Summary:

The controller is responsible for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

The controller is responsible for establishing financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems. This includes, but is not limited to, managing processes, financial software, developing standards, Audit, and the development and tracking of budgets and expenses, and analyzing financial information. The Controller will also be critical in coordinating with third party auditors and other accounting functions as part of a potential initial public offering process. The Controller will report directly to the CEO of Rain Therapeutics.

Critical Job Skills:

  • Oversees and directs the monthly, quarterly and annual closing process
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Performs quarterly fluctuation analysis on departmental budgets
  • Performs monthly analysis and reconciliation of balance sheet and P&L accounts
  • Assists the Controller in preparing financial reports and fulfilling audit requests
  • Develops and distributes internal financial reports
  • Liaise with the Accounts Payable and FP&A functions by working with cross functional teams to develop accrual estimates and implementing process improvements.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business or other quantitative focus
  • CPA or CPA candidate with 3 to 5 years of public accounting experience preferred
  • IPO and Biotech experience is a plus
  • Experience in fast paced, start-up environments is preferred; able to work comfortably under pressure, frequently changing landscape and tight deadlines
  • A strategic thinker with excellent business judgment
  • Highly motivated and willing to take on multiple responsibilities at once
  • Resourceful and relentless: Independently capable of seeking information, solving conceptual problems, corralling resources, and delivering results in challenging situations.
  • Highly Innovative problem solver possessing strong interpersonal, multi-tasking, organizational, project planning skills, and a demonstrated ability to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to deal with complex problems and present recommendations and findings in a clear, concise format.
  • Quick and scrappy learner who adapts well to a fast-moving environment and gets things done, combines creativity, problem-solving skills, and a can-do attitude to overcome any obstacle
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with QuickBooks a requirement, NetSuite ERP is a plus
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Clinical Trial Manager

Rain Therapeutics is committed to building a passionate team of core business leaders to execute on our vision to identify, and execute on the development, of novel therapeutic avenues for the treatment of cancer.  The personality of Rain will always be focused on entrepreneurs with autonomy to build their respective teams in a flat organizational structure.

Summary:

Responsible for supporting the clinical trial management team with the implementation and conduct of clinical trials, focusing on the areas of trial planning, enrollment, site monitoring, data quality, and study reporting for Rain’s programs, beginning with tarloxotinib (Tarlox) in a Phase 2 trial for patients with EGFR / HER Exon 20 insertion mutations in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Responsibilities include implementing trial set-up, execution, oversight and reporting for clinical studies while ensuring the trials are conducted in compliance with the protocol, ICH/GCP, and applicable regulatory requirements. The individual must have the ability to work independently and as an effective and engaged team member in a fast-paced environment. Strong initiative and follow through are essential for this job. The position will report to the Vice President of Clinical Operations.

Critical Job Skills:

  • Manages the operational aspects of clinical trials
  • Participates in protocol, CRF development, Clinical Study Report preparation, as appropriate
  • Prepares metrics and updates for management, as assigned
  • Proactively identifies potential study issues/risks and recommends/implements solutions
  • Participates in and facilitates CRO/vendor selection process for outsourced activities
  • Manages CRO interactions, including sponsor oversight of operational function activities (e.g., study management, monitoring, site management, trial master files)
  • May work with CRO to develop and revise scope of service agreements, budgets, plans and detailed timelines, and ensure that performance expectations are met
  • Prepares and/or reviews/approves study-related documents (e.g., Monitoring Plan, Study Manuals, and CRF-Completion Guidelines)
  • Reviews site study documents for accuracy and completeness (e.g., informed consent template, study tools/worksheets, monitoring visit reports and letters, data listings, etc.)
  • Recommends and implements innovative process ideas to impact clinical trials management
  • Manages clinical monitoring activities ensuring compliance with Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and applicable regulations
  • Participates in the development, review and implementation of departmental SOPs and processes
  • May be assigned other projects and duties as required

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • At least 5+ years of clinical trial management experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree or higher in science, nursing, medical field, or business management
  • Experience in oncology-focused drug development organization is desired
  • Must have strong knowledge of protocol and clinical drug development processes, clinical study design, study planning and management, and monitoring
  • Knowledge of FDA Regulations, ICH Guidelines, and GCP governing the conduct of clinical trials
  • Management of international clinical studies preferred
  • Experience managing vendors, including performance assessments and total financial management (invoice review, change order management, budget reforecasting, etc.)
  • Write or contribute to preparation of clinical protocols, amendments, informed consent forms, study guides, case report forms, and any other clinical research related documents
  • Perform initial review of CRO and other third-party study vendor invoices to ensure that work is performed in accordance with scope of work
  • Requires proven project management skills and study leadership ability
  • Self-motivated, with initiative and the ability to take ownership of, and follow through with specific tasks
  • Work without close supervision both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities quickly
  • Able to solve problems under pressure
  • Travel domestically and internationally as required to carry out responsibilities.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer experience and demonstrated proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, G-Suite, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
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