• Job Description: Business Development Associate

    Do you want to grow a company that positively impacts the world? At twoXAR, we discover lifesaving drug treatments using artificial intelligence. We are seeking a life science business development (BD) associate to support our BD team to source, pitch, and close R&D partnerships, lead financial modeling to support decision-making, and assess new opportunities for strategic fit with twoXAR’s goals. This role will report to the head of Business Development, for a term of four-six months with a start date of August 13, 2018 (dates flexible).


    twoXAR is an artificial intelligence-driven drug discovery company
    We leverage our computational platform to identify promising drug candidates, validate and de-risk them through preclinical studies, and progress candidates to the clinic through industry and investor partnerships. We have established collaborations with leading biopharmaceutical companies and are now scaling the business and building our internal drug pipeline. twoXAR is venture-backed with financing from SoftBank Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz and has strong ties to Stanford University and MIT. Our management team and advisory board have decades of biopharmaceutical management experience, built software systems used by tens of millions of people, held VP and C-level positions at Fortune 100 companies, and have had previous startups end with successful strategic acquisitions.



    • Help rapidly grow twoXAR’s sales pipeline with opportunities to close landmark deals
    • Direct access to founders and business development team
    • Fast-paced startup environment with exposure to business development, strategy, finance, marketing, IP, and scientific functions
    • Potential opportunity for full-time employment after December 2018

    Responsibilities Include:

    • Research and profile companies, key stakeholders, therapeutic areas, etc.
    • Participate in external business development calls/meetings as appropriate
    • Participate in recurring internal business development meetings
    • Assist with conference planning and deal execution logistics
    • Maintain deal pipeline and tracking metrics in Salesforce
    • Create and update internal and external presentations and marketing materials
    • Support the research team on patent matters during drug review process


    • Extremely organized with a strong attention to detail and ability to adhere to deadlines
    • Experience digging up hard-to-find company and market information
    • Sound foundation in financial modeling
    • Experience in the drug discovery space (business development or research)
    • Passionate about transforming drug discovery to be faster, more efficient, and more successful
    • Startup-minded: high-energy, self-starter
    • Cultural fit: Genuine, collaborative, innovative, data-driven, & goal-oriented


    If you think twoXAR might be a great fit for you,

    Send cover letter and resume to joinus@twoxar.com.

    twoXAR is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.Add paragraph text here.