To join the Petra Pharma team, please send your resume to:

Petra Pharma Corporation
Attn: Human Resources
450 E 29th St., Suite 506
New York, NY 10016

Current openings will be posted below.



Scientist/Senior Scientist

Petra Pharma is an emerging biotechnology company developing novel therapeutics for treatments of a variety of human diseases. Petra Pharma is seeking a Scientist committed to building a new company focused on cutting edge technology. The position may be filled at the Senior Scientist level for an exceptional candidate. The candidate will play a key role in supporting/leading laboratory efforts in cell biology, molecular biology and biochemistry.


  • Develop cell-based assays and biochemical assays to identify new targets and validate drugs
  • Design and execute comprehensive experimental plans that enable project progression
  • Work as a team in prioritizing jobs, performing experiments and analyzing data
  • Significant laboratory effort will be required


  • PhD with 2+ years of post-doc or industry experience looking to build a career in drug discovery/translational oncology field
  • Strong background in cell biology and molecular biology techniques
  • Knowledge of and ability to work with lipid kinases
  • History of working with small molecules in cancer models
  • Understanding of technological trends
  • Effective communication skills and willingness to contribute to achieve a team mission in a limited time

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