Chinook Therapeutics is a biotechnology company developing precision medicines for patients with kidney diseases. We apply our proprietary research platform to discover and develop therapeutics with novel mechanisms of action against key kidney disease pathways. The development focus is on rare, serious disorders with clear unmet medical needs and defined and rapid clinical development opportunities. Chinook’s pipeline currently has several internal programs at the validation and lead optimization stages rapidly progressing for multiple programs to enter clinical trials by 2021. We are also evaluating business development opportunities for early and late-stage clinical assets to enhance the pipeline.
Chinook has raised a $65 million Series A financing from top tier venture capital firms Versant Ventures, Apple Tree Partners, and Samsara BioCapital. We are a growing team of approximately 25 employees and are based in Vancouver, British Columbia and Seattle, Washington.
Chinook Therapeutics has an opportunity for a seasoned Executive Assistant to join our growing team in Seattle. Reporting to the CEO and working as part of a team of administrative professionals, the Executive Assistant will provide high level and confidential support to the CEO and other executives. This role will be a first point of contact for our Seattle office, handle complex correspondence and travel management, and coordinate Board of Directors meetings and materials.
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Chinook is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, place of origin, religion, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and disability or any other federal, state, provincial or local protected ground.