Who We Are:
At Neurocrine Biosciences, we pride ourselves on having a strong, inclusive, and positive culture based on our shared purpose and values. We know what it takes to be great, and we are as passionate about our people as we are about our purpose - to relieve suffering for people with great needs, but few options.
What We Do:
Neurocrine Biosciences is a neuroscience-focused, biopharmaceutical company with a simple purpose: to relieve suffering for people with great needs, but few options. We are dedicated to discovering and developing life-changing treatments for patients with under-addressed neurological, endocrine and psychiatric disorders. The company’s diverse portfolio includes FDA-approved treatments for tardive dyskinesia, Parkinson’s disease, endometriosis* and uterine fibroids*, as well as clinical programs in multiple therapeutic areas. For three decades, we have applied our unique insight into neuroscience and the interconnections between brain and body systems to treat complex conditions. We relentlessly pursue medicines to ease the burden of debilitating diseases and disorders, because you deserve brave science. *in collaboration with AbbVie
About the Role:
Responsible for drafting and prosecuting patent applications; participating in the development and execution of global patent strategies; and managing day-to-day patent activities to support multiple scientific areas (such as, but not limited to: chemistry, biology, biologics, gene therapy, or related programs) within preclinical and clinical development programs.
Your Contributions (include, but are not limited to):
Drafts and prosecutes patent applications relating to assigned scientific area (such as, but not limited to: chemistry, biology, biologics, gene therapy, antibodies, peptides and other related programs) that are strategically aligned with the Company’s business objectives
Bachelors Degree in life sciences, chemistry, biology or similar biological sciences and 10+ years of in-house and/or law firm patent prosecution and counseling experience related to, but not limited to: chemistry, biology, biologics, gene therapy, antibodies, peptides or other related programs OR
Masters Degree in in life sciences, chemistry, biology or similar biological sciences and 5+ years of similar experience as noted above OR
PhD in in life sciences, chemistry, biology or similar biological sciences and 2+ years of similar experience as noted above
Registered to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office
Ability to work as part of a team; may train lower levels
Excellent computer skills
Strong communications, problem-solving, analytical thinking skills
Detail oriented yet can see broader picture for department
Ability to meet multiple and aggressive deadlines, with a high degree of accuracy and efficiency
Strong project management skills
Expertise in preparing patent applications across scientific areas such as, but not limited to: chemistry, biology, biologics, gene therapy, antibodies, peptides or other related programs)
Ability to work collaboratively with other personnel at Neurocrine
Neurocrine Biosciences is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets employer.
We are committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, and we recognize there are a variety of ways to meet our requirements. We are looking for the best candidate for the job and encourage you to apply even if your experience or qualifications don’t line up to exactly what we have outlined in the job description.
The annual base salary we reasonably expect to pay is $96,300.00-$139,425.00. Individual pay decisions depend on various factors, such as primary work location, complexity and responsibility of role, job duties/requirements, and relevant experience and skills. In addition, this position offers an annual bonus with a target of 20% of the earned base salary and eligibility to participate in our equity based long term incentive program. Benefits offered include a retirement savings plan (with company match), paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage in accordance with the terms and conditions of the applicable plans.