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Aura biosciences is a clinical-stage company developing a novel, virus-like drug conjugate technology platform for the treatment of multiple cancer indications.  We are looking for talented, enthusiastic and committed professionals who match our passion and commitment to science – and to the patients battling cancer.

Open Positions: Clinical/Preclinical

Sr Scientist, Preclinical Development

This role in the Preclinical Development Team contributes to Aura’s efforts to develop safe and effective therapies using virus-like particle (VLP)-based technologies.
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Lead Clinical Research Associate (CRA)

Reporting to the Associate Director, Clinical Operations, the Lead Clinical Research Associate (CRA) candidate will be responsible for oversight and management of CRA personnel and activities, including, but not limited to conducting oversight monitoring visits to ensure activities for studies are conducted and monitored in accordance with Good Clinical Practices (GCPs) and applicable local and international regulations and Aura Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). The candidate will work closely with the Clinical Trial Lead regarding all monitoring related activities, provide oversight and management of contract regional CRA team members, and provide support and training to CRAs.
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Clinical Trial Manager, Clinical Operations

This position will provide clinical trial management for ongoing and future clinical trials in either our lead program in ocular melanoma or our newest program in bladder cancer.  Candidate will function as the Clinical Trial Lead with primary oversight on at least one trial that is managed in-house by the Aura Clinical Team. Partnering closely with the cross-functional stakeholders (Clinical, Regulatory, Quality, and Product Development), candidate will apply strong clinical and project management fundamentals for the implementation of all aspects of our clinical trial conduct.
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Clinical Research Study Coordinator, Philadelphia Area

We are seeking a part-time (24 hours/3 days per week) Clinical Research Study Coordinator based in the Philadelphia area to facilitate Aura Clinical Trials conducted at Wills Eye Hospital.
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Contract Regional CRA, Mountain Pacific Area

Aura is hiring for a 1099 Contract CRA in the Mountain or Pacific region. The Contract Regional CRA candidate will be responsible for overall site management including, but not limited to site qualification, initiation, interim monitoring, and trial close-out activities for studies in accordance with Good Clinical Practices (GCPs).
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Contract Regional CRA – East Coast/Midwest

The Contract Regional CRA candidate will be responsible for overall site management including, but not limited to site qualification, initiation, interim monitoring, and trial close-out activities for studies in accordance with Good Clinical Practices (GCPs) and applicable local and international regulations and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Responsibilities also include ensuring the quality of data submitted from trial sites and the timely submission of data, including appropriate reporting and follow-up for all safety events, by site personnel, as well as Investigator Site File review and investigational product accountability. This particular role will focus on Ophthalmology, specifically choroidal melanoma.
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Open Positions: Finance

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Open Positions: CMC

Development Scientist

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Tech Transfer Project Manager

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Senior Scientist, Tech Transfer

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Head of CMC Program Management

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Director, External Manufacturing

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Scientist/Associate Scientist – Upstream Process Development

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Associate Scientist – Analytical Sciences

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Associate Scientist – Bioanalytical Sciences

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Director, Analytical Sciences

Reporting to the Head of Technical Operations, the Senior Scientist/Associate Director, Analytical Sciences is responsible for analytical development activities within the CMC department at Aura Biosciences.
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Director/Senior Director, Process Development

Reporting to the Head of CMC Development, the Director of Process Development is responsible for leading and oversight of all process development activities within the CMC organization at Aura Biosciences.
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Scientist / Assoc. Scientist, Purification Process Development

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Principal Scientist (Biochemistry / Molecular and Cell Biology)

This role on the Analytical Sciences (AS) team contributes to Aura’s efforts to develop safe and effective therapies using virus-like particle (VLP)-based technologies. This role is expected to spend 15-40% at the bench.
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Open Positions: Regulatory/Quality

Quality Compliance Associate, GMP

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Senior Associate, Documentation and Training

This is an exceptional opportunity for a seasoned eQMS professional to take a lead role as a system administrator for Aura’s new Zen eQMS.
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Senior Associate, GMP Quality

The successful candidate will have extensive experience in batch record review and disposition, Quality Systems (Change Control, Deviations, CAPAs, etc.) and proactive GMP support of ongoing trials in all phases. Ophthalmology and/or oncology and medical device experience desired, but not required. 
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QC Senior Manager/Associate Director, Stability

Aura Biosciences is actively recruiting for a QC Sr. Manager/Associate Director of Stability.  The successful candidate will have extensive experience in the oversight and management of stability programs.  This individual will be responsible for leading all CMC stability studies for all phases of product development including commercial products as well as leading the Reference Standard program including qualification/requalification, storage, and distribution.    
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Director, Quality Control

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Manager, GCP Quality

The successful candidate will have extensive experience in the planning, conduct, reporting and close out of GCP audits (e.g. Investigator Site, Clinical Process, TMF, Database, Clinical Suppliers) and proactive GCP support of ongoing trials in all phases.
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Sr Specialist / Manager, Regulatory Affairs

Reporting to the Head of Regulatory Affairs, the Senior Specialist / Manager of Regulatory Affairs will work with internal and external stakeholders to prepare regulatory submissions, archive records, track commitments, etc. in a growing organization.
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Open Positions: Research & Development

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Open Positions: General & Administrative

Office Manager

Aura Biosciences is seeking a dynamic Office Manager who can take ownership of our office facilities and day-to-day office operations, and champion our employee engagement and company culture!
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General Counsel

Provide legal support regarding business development transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, licensing and collaborations. This includes support of due diligence, transaction negotiation and drafting, and ongoing post-closing legal support, as needed. Support commercial activities and FDA/other regulatory body compliance. Support the future growth of a commercial organization
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Executive Assistant

Aura Biosciences is seeking a dynamic Executive Assistant to join our team to provide outstanding support for two to three C-level Executives and other key team members.
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