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Come join our growing Tonix Team!

Tonix Pharmaceuticals is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that invents, licenses, acquires and develops innovative medicines to help patients manage infectious disease, immunology and central nervous system (CNS) conditions.

We are a team of passionate professionals dedicated to advancing science to improve patient care and public health.

We are committed to offering a flexible working environment where we value the input and ideas of our diversified employee base. We work collaboratively and with a team-oriented mindset, understanding that every employee brings differing views to the table that will continue Tonix’s growth and development.

We are continuing our growth by hiring for our new facility in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, and by planning for further expansion in Hamilton, Montana.

Our competitive benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Basic Life / AD&D, Voluntary Life / AD&D
  • Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Paid time off
  • 13 US Company Paid Holidays
  • Parental leave
  • 401(k) Plan – 6% match with an additional 3% safe harbor contribution
  • 529 Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Option Awards
  • Summer Fridays
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Program

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About Tonix*

Tonix is a global biopharmaceutical company, publicly traded on NASDAQ (ticker: TNXP).  The Company is focused on discovering, licensing, acquiring, and developing small molecules and biologics to treat and prevent human disease and alleviate suffering.  Tonix’s portfolio is primarily composed of immunology, central nervous system (CNS) and infectious disease product candidates.  Tonix’s immunology portfolio includes biologics to address organ transplant rejection, autoimmunity, and cancer. The CNS portfolio includes both small molecules and biologics to treat pain, neurologic, psychiatric and addiction conditions.  Tonix’s infectious disease pipeline includes a vaccine in development to prevent smallpox, next-generation vaccines to prevent COVID-19 and an antiviral to treat COVID-19. Please visit www.Tonixpharma.com for specifics on the pipeline.

*All of Tonix’s product candidates are investigational new drugs or biologics and have not been approved for any indication.

Position Overview

  • The Clinical Trial Associate (CTA) is involved in the conduct of the study and interfaces closely with the Program/Project Managers and the Clinical Team.
  • The CTA also supports the Clinical Team by creating and distributing study team materials, tools and documents and ensuring the most effective and efficient conduct of clinical research studies by providing administration and project tracking support. The CTA will work as a crucial team member with the Clinical Team in completing all required tasks to meet departmental and project goals.
  • Responsibilities will vary based on whether the study is insourced or outsourced, phase of the study lifecycle (start up, maintenance, close out).

Job Description (Functions and Responsibilities)

  • Creating and/or reviewing study plans, specification documents, materials and tools.
  • Oversight of documents (e.g. FDA 1572, CVs, FDF, etc.) required for Tonix Regulatory from site initiation to site close out.
  • QC oversight of CRO, TMF, Monitoring Visit Reports, Payments, Safety Alert acknowledgements, ICFs and timelines.
  • Be familiar with the roles of the Clinical Research Associates (CRA) including site visits, if appropriate.
  • Assist in organizing, scheduling, and attending Tonix site visits, if required.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with investigators and sites staff.
  • Function as liaison between investigative sites and the Tonix Medical Monitors, and ensure follow up/closure of action items.
  • Ensure trial sites carry out recruitment and screening procedures according to the study protocol and in accordance with ICH/GCP regulations and study-specific guidelines.
  • Identify and monitor the progress and obstacles of assigned study(ies) by implementing follow up strategies on any potential action items identified on site visits or in communication with sites.
  • Assist in the set-up, organization, and maintenance of project Share Point (folders, documents)
  • Support submission of documents required for TMF from Sponsor study team.
  • Support planning and logistics for meetings including investigator meetings, study team meetings, and meetings with CROs and other vendors.
  • Generate, finalize and distribute study team agendas and meeting minutes, where required. Review CRO meeting minutes.
  • Assist in the production of slides, as needed for projects.
  • Attend (and contribute where required) to internal Tonix meetings and CRO/vendor project meetings.
  • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and written to sites, vendors, CROs, internal study team, etc.
  • Be familiar with ICH GCP, appropriate regulations, relevant Tonix SOP’s and internal tracking systems.
  • Tracking and reporting on progress of study including site activation, recruitment activities, patient enrollment, and CRO monitoring visits (where assigned).
  • Review key study quality metrics (e.g., eligibility, primary endpoint data, etc.) and determining appropriate action in conjunction with Tonix study team.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in science and at least 5 years of experience in randomized clinical trials in central nervous system indications
  • Prior experience in role of CTA for randomized clinical trials
  • Highly organized with excellent communication skills
  • Versatile with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and SharePoint cloud services
  • Works well with a multiple disciplinary internal clinical team as well as in interactions with CROs/vendors

Tonix offers salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package. Please click Associate, Clinical Trial to apply.

About Tonix*

Tonix is a global biopharmaceutical company, publicly traded on NASDAQ (ticker: TNXP).  The Company is focused on discovering, licensing, acquiring, and developing small molecules and biologics to treat and prevent human disease and alleviate suffering.  Tonix’s portfolio is primarily composed of central nervous system (CNS), immunology and infectious disease product candidates.  Tonix’s CNS portfolio includes both small molecules and biologics to treat pain, neurologic, psychiatric and addiction conditions. Tonix’s immunology portfolio includes biologics to address organ transplant rejection, autoimmunity, and cancer.  Tonix’s infectious disease pipeline consists of a vaccine in development to prevent smallpox and monkeypox, next-generation vaccines to prevent COVID-19, and a platform to make fully human monoclonal antibodies to treat COVID-19.

Position Overview

Tonix is looking for a full-time Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs to effectively develop regulatory strategies and submission plans.  This position would be responsible for leading regulatory activities related mainly to biologics (large molecule/vaccines programs) in early phase development (pre-IND) to clinical development and marketing application.  The Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs will support all aspects of this process including providing direction and actively participating in overall preparation of activities to advance the drug development program.

This is a fast-paced challenging position offering a competitive compensation and benefits package.  This position will report directly to the Director of Regulatory Affairs and will be based out of a Tonix office or can be a remote based position.

Essential Duties

  • Participate as the regulatory Lead on teams and represent Regulatory Affairs by providing regulatory expertise and input to team recommendations to facilitate successful product development, particularly regulatory strategy in biologics in the US for rare disease, vaccine, immunological indications
  • Develop and execute regulatory strategy for one or more biologic, and may include drug and/or delivery device
  • Assure connectivity to the overall regulatory strategy through partnership and communication with cross-functional internal and external teams
  • Prepare and/or oversee complex regulatory submissions which require interaction with cross-functional teams to ensure optimal execution
  • Prepare, review, and/or co-ordinate regulatory documentation to support early phase development including initial IND application/amendments to support first-in-human clinical trials
  • Prepare, review, and/or co-ordinate submissions for assigned project(s) in line with ICH requirements, FDA requirements, and scientific and company policies and procedures
  • Provide accurate regulatory assessments of changes to teams and projects and execute regulatory planning and implementation
  • Follow all established occupational health and safety procedures, good manufacturing practices (GMP’s) and standard operating procedures (SOP’s)
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork
  • Perform ad-hoc work/special projects as necessary to support Tonix on various business initiative

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in biological or pharmaceutical sciences with seven (7) years of experience in pharmaceutical or health care industry experience or equivalent preferred
  • Solid understanding of biology relevant to pharmaceutical industry
  • Five (5) years in biologics, in early and late-stage regulatory drug development
  • Proven successful leadership and project management experience
  • Experience directly writing submission documents that support IND applications, clinical trials, and marketing applications
  • Knowledge of FDA and EU regulations
  • Experience developing and implementing regulatory strategy
  • Good scientific background and understanding with the ability to acquire therapy area and regulatory knowledge in a short timeframe
  • Critical thinking on current global regulatory science questions and a good understanding of the corresponding scientific and clinical components
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in cooperation and teamwork with analytical and assessment skills
  • Strategic thinking skills with ability to facilitate/impact and influence effective planning interactions and discussions
  • Attention to detail with accuracy and quality
  • Able to effectively interact with external parties to information gather and drive projects through to completion to tight timelines
  • Ability for travel 20% of the time
  • Dedicated team player who is able to withstand the high demands of a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Highly motivated and comfortable working independently with minimal supervision
  • Highly organized, results driven, problem solver, and collaborator
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation

Tonix offers salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package. Please click Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs to apply.

About Tonix*

Tonix is a global biopharmaceutical company, publicly traded on NASDAQ (ticker: TNXP).  The Company is focused on discovering, licensing, acquiring, and developing small molecules and biologics to treat and prevent human disease and alleviate suffering.   Tonix’s portfolio is primarily composed of immunology, central nervous system (CNS) and infectious disease product candidates.  Tonix’s immunology portfolio includes biologics to address organ transplant rejection, autoimmunity, and cancer. The CNS portfolio includes both small molecules and biologics to treat pain, neurologic, psychiatric and addiction conditions.  Tonix’s infectious disease pipeline includes a vaccine in development to prevent smallpox, next-generation vaccines to prevent COVID-19 and an antiviral to treat COVID-19. Please visit www.Tonixpharma.com for specifics on the pipeline.

*All of Tonix’s product candidates are investigational new drugs or biologics and have not been approved for any indication.

Position Overview

Tonix is looking for a full-time Associate Director, Quality Assurance GCP to effectively provide quality oversight and support across all clinical programs. The candidate should have at least ten (10) years in industry clinical GCP QA setting, with QA experience in early and late phase drug development, as well as drug approval experience in the U.S.

This is a fast-paced challenging position offering a competitive compensation and benefits package. The position will report directly to the VP of Quality.

Essential Duties

  • Develop, implement, and maintain GCP quality oversight systems
  • Develop and implement contract research organization (CRO) and clinical site qualification program
  • Support authoring and revision of clinical and QA related SOPs as well as manage employee training for GCP activities
  • Monitor the development, maintenance, and documentation of clinical site training systems and site   certifications related to EDC/ eCRF and training of standardized rating processes
  • Collaborate with the Clinical Operations team, CROs, and sites to implement the overall GCP oversight programs effectively and efficiently
  • Represent clinical QA in selecting and managing clinical trial material (CTM) packaging and labeling (P&L) service provider
  • Determine, evaluate, and investigate Quality events including impact to clinical studies
  • Provide active monitoring of vendors and clinical investigators regulatory inspections history and activities
  • Conduct and/or manage contract GCP audits and develop GCP auditing plan for all ongoing and completed clinical studies
  • Develop and provide independent periodic reports to management on overall compliance status
  • Contribute to the review and authoring of the Quality and Safety Agreement with partnering company
  • Collaborate with team members to establish GxP QA processes, policies, and procedures
  • Provide expertise and guidance in interpreting government regulations and guidelines, both US and ROW relating to clinical trials
  • Provide updates at clinical team and regulatory team meetings
  • Follow all established occupational health and safety procedures, GxP requirements and standard operating procedures (SOP’s)
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork
  • Perform ad-hoc work/special projects as necessary to support Tonix on various business initiatives

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific, clinical, or related discipline preferred
  • Ten (10) years of GCP Quality Assurance experience in the pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical industries preferred
  • Strong knowledge of relevant GCP FDA and ICH guidelines and regulations
  • Oversight of multiple product programs across the drug development lifecycle
  • Experience in GCP vendor management programs including audits and management of quality events
  • Experience in GCP inspection preparation and management preferred
  • Experience in clinical trials with small molecule drugs and biologics, with preference for CNS and/or immunology indications
  • Knowledge of the US regulatory drugs and/or biologics approval process
  • Experience in providing PV QA oversight preferred
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced small company environment with minimal direction and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities including effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong understanding in the effective management of quality systems
  • Ability for travel up to 30% of the time
  • Dedicated team player who is able to withstand the high demands of a fast-paced environment
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Comfortable working independently with minimal supervision
  • Results driven, problem solver, and collaborator
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation

Tonix offers salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package. Please click Associate Director, QA, GCP  to apply.

About Tonix*

Tonix is a global biopharmaceutical company, publicly traded on NASDAQ (ticker: TNXP).  The Company is focused on discovering, licensing, acquiring, and developing small molecules and biologics to treat and prevent human disease and alleviate suffering.  Tonix’s portfolio is primarily composed of immunology, central nervous system (CNS) and infectious disease product candidates.  Tonix’s immunology portfolio includes biologics to address organ transplant rejection, autoimmunity, and cancer. The CNS portfolio includes both small molecules and biologics to treat pain, neurologic, psychiatric and addiction conditions.  Tonix’s infectious disease pipeline includes a vaccine in development to prevent smallpox, next-generation vaccines to prevent COVID-19 and an antiviral to treat COVID-19. Please visit www.Tonixpharma.com for specifics on the pipeline.

*All of Tonix’s product candidates are investigational new drugs or biologics and have not been approved for any indication.

Position Overview

The Associate, Quality Control Product Testing will execute and conduct product testing on in process, drug substance, and finished product testing for products in accordance to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) ensuring product meets acceptable quality attributes. In addition to testing, this role will assist in the implementation of general laboratory operational systems, method transfer, and qualification activities. The individual in this position will provide high-quality support and meet or exceed current company and GMP requirements.

The individual in this position will work with the other Quality functions to ensure patient safety and compliance with FDA and other applicable global health authority requirements as appropriate.  The individual in this position will also provide support for the reporting/escalation of quality issues and/or risk mitigation activities.

This is a fast-paced challenging position offering a competitive compensation and benefits package.  This position will report directly to the Manager of Quality Control product testing.

Tonix is currently constructing its own Advanced Development Centre (ADC) facility which will be ready for commissioning in North Dartmouth, MA in Q1, 2022.  The position will be based in Tonix’ ADC facility once open and operational.

Essential Duties

  • Execute day-to-day operations of the Quality Control analytical and biochemistry product testing function
  • Perform routine laboratory activities such as housekeeping, equipment maintenance, and glassware
  • Perform all testing and activities in accordance to standard operating procedures
  • Assist with and execute method validation plans
  • Perform daily equipment calibrations and performance checks
  • Document all activities in accordance with GMP guidance
  • Execute continuous improvement activities
  • Ensure document and data integrity is maintained at all times
  • Provide testing data and other required quality-related information needed to support clinical studies with minimal supervision
  • Assist in the development, implementation, and maintenance of general laboratory operational systems in accordance with cGMP requirements
  • Revise documents, including SOP’s and protocols as necessary
  • Provide support to audit teams for internal and vendor audits
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork
  • Perform ad-hoc work/special projects as necessary to support Tonix on various business initiatives

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or a relevant scientific discipline preferred
  • cGMP QC experience in the biotechnology/large molecule industry preferred
  • Basic understanding of QC principles, USP/Ph Eur compendia testing requirements, and various analytical and biochemical testing techniques
  • Basic understanding of GMP requirements
  • Dedicated team player who is able to withstand the high demands of a fast-paced environment
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Comfortable working independently with minimal supervision
  • Highly organized, results driven, problem solver, and collaborator
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation

Tonix offers salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package. Please click Associate, Quality Control (Product Testing) to apply.

About Tonix*

Tonix is a global biopharmaceutical company, publicly traded on NASDAQ (ticker: TNXP).  The Company is focused on discovering, licensing, acquiring, and developing small molecules and biologics to treat and prevent human disease and alleviate suffering.  Tonix’s portfolio is primarily composed of immunology, central nervous system (CNS) and infectious disease product candidates.  Tonix’s immunology portfolio includes biologics to address organ transplant rejection, autoimmunity, and cancer. The CNS portfolio includes both small molecules and biologics to treat pain, neurologic, psychiatric and addiction conditions.  Tonix’s infectious disease pipeline includes a vaccine in development to prevent smallpox, next-generation vaccines to prevent COVID-19 and an antiviral to treat COVID-19. Please visit www.Tonixpharma.com for specifics on the pipeline.

*All of Tonix’s product candidates are investigational new drugs or biologics and have not been approved for any indication.

Position Overview

Tonix is looking for a full-time Clinical Program Manager to effectively provide management of Phase 1-3 clinical trials in two separate pipeline programs.  This position would be responsible for all aspects of study management from concept to clinical study report.  This position would also be responsible for managing junior staff in Clinical Operations.

This is a fast-paced challenging position offering a competitive compensation and benefits package.  This position will report directly to the Sr. Director of Clinical Operations and will be a remote based position.

Essential Duties

  • Primary contact and leader of all clinical activities for a given study or program
  • Work with the Tonix Senior Director of Clinical Operations and Tonix’s internal departments – Medical, Statistics, Regulatory, Quality Assurance and CMC – to ensure projects are run on time and on budget yet maintaining high quality
  • Manage CRO’s and other vendors to ensure all functions of a study or program are running as contracted
  • Report program and/or study progress to management as needed
  • Attend general management meetings and on occasion attend industry conferences
  • Assist with conference presentations or posters as needed
  • Assist with protocol and/or program design
  • Identify CRO’s/vendors, negotiate contracts, and set expectations
  • Prepare study plans and manuals for study start up
  • Develop recruitment plans and collaborate with recruitment vendors
  • Organize investigator meetings
  • Communicate study procedures and methods as necessary
  • Assure study supplies (labs, study medications, etc.) are delivered to sites on time
  • Approve site regulatory packages for initial drug shipments
  • Oversee study progress, including recruitment, monitoring, and data cleaning
  • Manage vendor budgets and approve payments; ensure work is being done on time
  • Review data on an ongoing basis to ensure database locks occur on time
  • Assist with final statistical table and listing reviews; preparing charts as needed
  • Follow all established occupational health and safety procedures, good manufacturing practices (GMP’s) and standard operating procedures (SOP’s)
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork
  • Perform ad-hoc work/special projects as necessary to support Tonix on various business initiatives

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Recruits, interviews, hires, and trains new staff
  • Oversees the daily workflow of the department
  • Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations
  • If necessary, handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy
  • Contributes to performance and compensation decisions such as: merit raises, bonuses, and promotions

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in science or advanced degree in health science, such as MA, MS, M.Pharm, RN, MPH, and at least ten (10) years of experience in randomized clinical trials, preferably in central nervous system indications required
  • Prior experience in the role of program or project manager for trial(s) of small molecule or biologic therapeutics a plus
  • Good medical writing skills
  • Works well with a multiple disciplinary internal clinical team as well in the management of CROs/vendors
  • Ability to travel 20% of the time Dedicated team player who is able to withstand the high demands of a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Comfortable working independently with minimal supervision
  • Highly organized, results driven, problem solver, and collaborator
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation

Tonix offers salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package. Please click Clinical Program Manager to apply.

About Tonix*

Tonix is a global biopharmaceutical company, publicly traded on NASDAQ (ticker: TNXP).  The Company is focused on discovering, licensing, acquiring, and developing small molecules and biologics to treat and prevent human disease and alleviate suffering.   Tonix’s portfolio is primarily composed of immunology, central nervous system (CNS) and infectious disease product candidates.  Tonix’s immunology portfolio includes biologics to address organ transplant rejection, autoimmunity, and cancer. The CNS portfolio includes both small molecules and biologics to treat pain, neurologic, psychiatric and addiction conditions.  Tonix’s infectious disease pipeline includes a vaccine in development to prevent smallpox, next-generation vaccines to prevent COVID-19 and an antiviral to treat COVID-19. Please visit www.Tonixpharma.com for specifics on the pipeline.

*All of Tonix’s product candidates are investigational new drugs or biologics and have not been approved for any indication.

Position Overview

Tonix is looking for a full-time Manager, Purchasing to effectively coordinate, organize, and oversee all activities involved in the identification and acquisition of the materials and equipment required for the Tonix Research and Development Center (RDC) In Frederick, MD as well as oversee all purchasing for the Company’s other locations.

This is a fast-paced challenging position offering a competitive compensation and benefits package. This position will report directly to the Controller and will be based at the Tonix RDC facility in Frederick, MD.

Essential Duties

  • Collaborates with other departments and stakeholders to identify and maintain equipment and materials needed to keep the site functioning
  • Prepares and processes purchase orders and requisitions for materials, supplies, and equipment
  • Develops and maintains detailed inventories of materials and supplies to optimize testing
  • Performs cycle counts, as per established procedure
  • Coordinates shipments and receiving of products
  • Compiles the necessary paperwork to ensure that incoming and outgoing shipments adhere to Department of Transportation’s regulations and all other relevant regulations
  • Issues materials to requesting departments
  • Maintains warehouse safe environment and observes safety practices
  • Maintains controlled access to the warehouse
  • Analyzes current inventories and procedures; suggests improvements to increase profitability for the company
  • Negotiates prices for laboratory’s useable, equipment, and delivery with suppliers, vendors, and/or shipping companies
  • Coordinates installation of equipment between the vendors and the RDC including facilities and IT.
  • Participates as an advisory member of the product development team, providing information and guidance on availability and cost of supplies and materials
  • Monitors the performance of suppliers, assessing their ability to meet quality and delivery requirements; identifies and qualifies new suppliers in collaboration with other departments
  • Maintains and/or implements purchasing and recordkeeping systems
  • Acts as the company’s representative in negotiations with suppliers
  • Administers the departmental budget
  • Follow all established occupational health and safety procedures, good manufacturing practices (GMP’s) and standard operating procedures (SOP’s)
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork
  • Perform ad-hoc work/special projects as necessary to support Tonix on various business initiatives

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Recruits, interviews, hires, and trains new team members
  • Oversees the daily workflow of the department
  • Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations
  • If necessary, handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy
  • Contributes to performance and compensation decisions such as: merit raises, bonuses, and promotions

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field or related work experience required
  • Three years of experience in a pharma R&D organization
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills with a proven ability to create and maintain positive working relationships with vendors, suppliers, shippers, and customers
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

About Tonix*

Tonix is a global biopharmaceutical company, publicly traded on NASDAQ (ticker: TNXP).  The Company is focused on discovering, licensing, acquiring, and developing small molecules and biologics to treat and prevent human disease and alleviate suffering.  Tonix’s portfolio is primarily composed of immunology, central nervous system (CNS) and infectious disease product candidates.  Tonix’s immunology portfolio includes biologics to address organ transplant rejection, autoimmunity, and cancer. The CNS portfolio includes both small molecules and biologics to treat pain, neurologic, psychiatric and addiction conditions.  Tonix’s infectious disease pipeline includes a vaccine in development to prevent smallpox, next-generation vaccines to prevent COVID-19 and an antiviral to treat COVID-19. Please visit www.Tonixpharma.com for specifics on the pipeline.

*All of Tonix’s product candidates are investigational new drugs or biologics and have not been approved for any indication.

Position Overview

Tonix is looking for Scientists and Senior Scientists with extensive experience in antibody discovery and development responsible for developing therapeutics in oncology, infectious diseases, and other antibody or protein reachable targets. The positions are at Tonix’s Research and Development Center (RDC) which is the innovation and development arm of the Tonix pharmaceuticals.  RDC is responsible for providing efficient and cutting-edge treatment methods for various diseases including infectious diseases, oncology, and other indications.  These positions will involve working as part of the research team to deliver and optimize biological pipelines for clinical investigation. The individuals in this position will participate in many aspects of antibody design, engineering, production, optimization, and development.

We are searching for self-motivated, resourceful, and adaptive scientists with industry mindset to join the antibody discovery and development team.  The individuals in this position will have access to the state-of-the art technologies such as latest high-content imaging and Cytof. The individual will coordinate activities with other senior scientists and run an independent research program which may include development of novel informatic or computational program development.

These are fast-paced challenging positions offering a competitive compensation and benefits package.  This position will report directly to the EVP of Strategic Development and will be based at the Tonix Research and Development Center in Frederick, Maryland.

Essential Duties

  • Use robotic, and automation to support novel engineered proteins and antibody design, production, purification, and screening
  • Conceive and design novel scaffolds molecules, including immune modulator and protein complexes, single- and multi-domain antibodies, various antibody fragments and fusion proteins to achieve or improve on target specificity, activity, and desired biological outcomes
  • Manage and participate in hypothesis generation, production, and identifying of unique biologics with high specificity and affinity to allow Tonix Pharmaceuticals competitively advance biologics pipeline in immunology, oncology, infectious diseases, and related fields
  • Biophysically and biologically assess binding properties of the novel proteins and antibodies by using various technologies such as SPR, flow cytometry, epitope screening, Octet, novel reporter-based assays, and high content plate-based imaging
  • Perform antibody engineering to improve potency and use of affinity maturation
  • Participate or initiate clonal selection, process optimization, process characterization, and expansion of the protein or antibodies using systems such as Ambr ® 250
  • Lead specific project teams or participate in related project teams
  • Propose new discovery and optimization path with industry mindset
  • Use strong interpersonal skills to elicit, synthesize, and manage the cross-functional inputs required for a robust development plan.
  • Generate hypothesis to test ideas, use the data set to evaluate hypothesis and design new studies
  • Apply multiple cutting-edge selection techniques to synthetic and immune antibody libraries, such as application of novel display systems, flow cytometric sorting, plate-based screening
  • Supervise and mentor members of the team and communicate well with peers
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork
  • Perform ad-hoc work/special projects as necessary to support Tonix on various business initiatives

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D., or equivalent doctoral degree preferred
  • Documented relevant research experience in antibody discovery, design, development with two years of post-graduation experience
  • Knowledge and use of AI to enhance design and target engagement preferred
  • Strong accomplishment record demonstrating the ability to perform independent, high-quality, creative, and impactful research in the field of antibody or protein design and discovery
  • Deep knowledge of B cell biology including B cell memory generation and responses, humoral immunity, immunoglobulin genetics, isolation of antigen specific B cells required
  • Experience in various expression systems to perform high-throughput analysis of sub-clones
  • Sound working experience in industry or biological context, and the ability to interrogate data set such as high throughput data, preferred
  • Domain knowledge in some major area within life science for Pharma (e.g. infectious diseases, oncology, biomarkers, or in connection with high throughput technologies and their applications and pitfalls) preferred
  • Working knowledge of systems such as multi-parameter flow cytometry, including acquisition and analysis, required
  • Dedicated team player who is able to withstand the high demands of a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written, organizational, and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Comfortable working independently with minimal supervision
  • Highly organized, results driven, problem solver, collaborator
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation

Tonix offers salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package.  Please click Scientist, Antibody Development to apply.

About Tonix*

Tonix is a global biopharmaceutical company, publicly traded on NASDAQ (ticker: TNXP).  The Company is focused on discovering, licensing, acquiring, and developing small molecules and biologics to treat and prevent human disease and alleviate suffering.  Tonix’s portfolio is primarily composed of immunology, central nervous system (CNS) and infectious disease product candidates.  Tonix’s immunology portfolio includes biologics to address organ transplant rejection, autoimmunity, and cancer. The CNS portfolio includes both small molecules and biologics to treat pain, neurologic, psychiatric and addiction conditions.  Tonix’s infectious disease pipeline includes a vaccine in development to prevent smallpox, next-generation vaccines to prevent COVID-19 and an antiviral to treat COVID-19. Please visit www.Tonixpharma.com for specifics on the pipeline.

*All of Tonix’s product candidates are investigational new drugs or biologics and have not been approved for any indication.

Position Overview

The Senior Associate, Quality Control, Microbiology will execute and conduct product testing on inprocess, drug substance, and finished product testing for products in accordance to Standard Operating Procedures ensuring product meets acceptable quality attributes. In addition to testing, this role will assist in the implementation of general laboratory operational systems, sample for environmental monitoring and utility monitoring.  These activities are conducted with limited supervisor interaction. The individual in this position will provide high-quality support and meet or exceed current company and GMP requirements.

The individual in this position will work with the other Quality functions to ensure patient safety and compliance with FDA and other applicable global health authority requirements as appropriate.  The individual in this position will also provide support for the reporting/escalation of quality issues and/or risk mitigation activities.

This is a fast-paced challenging position offering a competitive compensation and benefits package.  This position will report directly to the Manager of Quality Control Microbioloy.

Tonix is currently constructing its own Advanced Development Centre (ADC) facility which will be ready for commissioning in Dartmouth, MA in Q1, 2022.  The position will be based in Tonix’ ADC facility once open and operational.

Essential Duties

  • Execute day-to-day operations of the Quality Control microbiology testing function
  • Assist EM monitoring and utility sampling
  • Perform routine laboratory activities such as housekeeping, equipment maintenance, and glassware
  • Perform all testing and activities in accordance to standard operating procedures
  • Execute daily equipment calibrations and performance checks
  • Perform assay qualification
  • Document all activities in accordance with GMP guidance
  • Execute continuous improvement activities
  • Ensure document and data integrity is maintained at all times
  • Provide testing data and other required quality-related information needed to support clinical studies with minimal supervision
  • Assist or lead in development, implementation, and maintenance of general laboratory operational systems in accordance with cGMP requirements
  • Revise documents, including SOP’s and protocols as necessary
  • Provide support to audit teams for internal and vendor audits
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork
  • Perform ad-hoc work/special projects as necessary to support Tonix on various business initiatives

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology or a relevant scientific discipline preferred
  • Four (4) years of cGMP QC experience in the biotechnology/large molecule industry
  • Strong understanding of QC principles, USP/Ph Eur compendia testing requirements, and various microbiological testing techniques
  • Strong understanding of GMP requirements, and demonstrated effective utilization of principles
  • Dedicated team player who is able to withstand the high demands of a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Comfortable working independently with minimal supervision
  • Highly organized, results driven, problem solver, and collaborator
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation

Tonix offers salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package.  Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@tonixpharma.com and include Senior Associate, Quality Control, Microbiology in the subject of the email.

About Tonix*

Tonix is a global biopharmaceutical company, publicly traded on NASDAQ (ticker: TNXP).  The Company is focused on discovering, licensing, acquiring, and developing small molecules and biologics to treat and prevent human disease and alleviate suffering.   Tonix’s portfolio is primarily composed of central nervous system (CNS), immunology and infectious disease product candidates.  Tonix’s CNS portfolio includes both small molecules and biologics to treat pain, neurologic, psychiatric and addiction conditions. Tonix’s immunology portfolio includes biologics to address organ transplant rejection, autoimmunity, and cancer.  Tonix’s infectious disease pipeline consists of a vaccine in development to prevent smallpox and monkeypox, next-generation vaccines to prevent COVID-19, and a platform to make fully human monoclonal antibodies to treat COVID-19.  Please visit www.Tonixpharma.com for specifics on the pipeline.

*All of Tonix’s product candidates are investigational new drugs or biologics and have not been approved for any indication.

Position Overview

Tonix is looking for a full-time Senior Director of Program and Portfolio Management (PPM) to effectively shape and implement PPM strategies, program execution, and decision making for a complex portfolio of drug development programs. The Director of PPM will be a responsible for implementing portfolio management best practices, drafting strategic and operational plans, mentoring project managers (PM) and operational staff, and supporting effective communications.  The individual in this position will also be responsible for coaching and leadership of existing PM’s.

This is a fast-paced challenging position offering a competitive compensation and benefits package.  This position will report directly to the Company’s Chief Operating Officer that will ideally be based at the Tonix Chatham, NJ office.

Essential Duties

  • Lead a cross-functional portfolio team to set priorities and monitor progress of programs
  • Develop portfolio tools and materials to support portfolio decision-making
  • Create, implement, and refine PPM practices to support leadership, PPM staff, and delivery of program goals
  • Lead high-performing team of PMs responsible for developing cross-functional program plans, timelines, and budgets in collaboration with functional area leads
  • Facilitate effective, science-based business decisions including development of scenarios and strategic impact of decisions
  • Ensure all decisions are assessed as to their risks and impacts as well as accountable for communication to team and stakeholders in a transparent and timely manner
  • Function as an integrator within the project team and across the Company to ensure alignment
  • Develop and coordinate resource and budget planning activities across functions to ensure adequate resources are applied to the programs and decisions are assessed for portfolio impact
  • Provide leadership to teams and functional areas to proactively anticipate and identify project issues which pose a challenge to achieving strategic goals; propose and implement plans to resolve such issues, and execute corrective actions
  • Effectively execute change management to implement strategies for effecting, controlling, and helping teams adapt to change
  • Provide updated project information for the Board as well as for regular budget and portfolio reviews
  • Enable high-performing teams by ensuring good team dynamics within the project team
  • Follow all established occupational health and safety procedures, good manufacturing practices (GMP’s) and standard operating procedures (SOP’s)
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork
  • Perform ad-hoc work/special projects as necessary to support Tonix on various business initiatives

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Recruits, interviews, hires, and trains new team members
  • Oversees the daily workflow of the department
  • Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations
  • If necessary, handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy
  • Contributes to performance and compensation decisions such as: merit raises, bonuses, and promotions

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and fifteen (15) years of relevant project / program / portfolio management experience within the pharmaceutical / biotechnology industry; or a PhD in a scientific field or a PharmD, DVM or MD degree with ten (10) years of relevant experience preferred
  • Scientific background and/or MBA preferred
  • Ten (10) years of leading cross-functional program or portfolio management activities within the pharmaceutical industry with a deep understanding of practices and standards of pharmaceutical program and portfolio management preferred
  • Experience managing PM professionals in the drug development industry
  • Strong leadership presence with the ability to translate strategy into action
  • Excellent analytical skills with an ability to summarize and present complex information in a clear and concise manner to support decision-making
  • Ability to create an inclusive environment and lead empowered teams who operate with high standards of alignment, trust, accountability, expertise, transparency, and collaboration
  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills with the ability to effectively interact with and influence  all levels within the company
  • Ability for minimal travel
  • Dedicated team player who is able to withstand the high demands of a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation

Tonix offers salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package. Please click Sr. Director, Program and Portfolio Management to apply.

About Tonix*

Tonix is a global biopharmaceutical company, publicly traded on NASDAQ (ticker: TNXP).  The Company is focused on discovering, licensing, acquiring, and developing small molecules and biologics to treat and prevent human disease and alleviate suffering.  Tonix’s portfolio is primarily composed of immunology, central nervous system (CNS) and infectious disease product candidates.  Tonix’s immunology portfolio includes biologics to address organ transplant rejection, autoimmunity, and cancer. The CNS portfolio includes both small molecules and biologics to treat pain, neurologic, psychiatric and addiction conditions.  Tonix’s infectious disease pipeline includes a vaccine in development to prevent smallpox, next-generation vaccines to prevent COVID-19 and an antiviral to treat COVID-19. Please visit www.Tonixpharma.com for specifics on the pipeline.

*All of Tonix’s product candidates are investigational new drugs or biologics and have not been approved for any indication.

Position Overview

Tonix is looking for a Senior Scientist, Immunology to effectively lead immunology related programs such as vaccines and ImmunoTherapeutics in preclinical and advancing into clinical trials. The individual will coordinate activities with other senior scientists and run an independent research program which may include in vitro and in vivo studies with the goal of advancing knowledge and understanding of the vaccines and ImmunoTherapeutics.

This is a fast-paced challenging position offering a competitive compensation and benefits package.  This position will report directly to the EVP of Strategic Development and will be based at the Tonix Research and Development Center in Frederick, Maryland.

Essential Duties

  • Address basic hypothesis-driven analyses of preclinical and clinical studies aiding in vaccine and immunotherapeutic discovery and development
  • Identify, implement, and develop immunological analyses that reflect various stages of discovery, preclinical, and clinical development
  • Use strong interpersonal skills to elicit, synthesize, and manage the cross-functional inputs required for a robust development plan
  • Supervise and mentor members of the team and be able to communicate well with peers
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork
  • Perform ad-hoc work/special projects as necessary to support Tonix on various business initiatives

Minimum Qualifications

  • M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent doctoral degree highly desirable
  • Documented relevant research experience in immunology and two (2) years of post-graduation experience
  • Strong accomplishment record demonstrating an ability to perform independent, high-quality, creative, and impactful research in the fields such as basic understanding of innate and adaptive responses to pathogens, ImmunoTherapeutics, vaccines and viral immunology
  • Basic and translational understanding of innate immune functions, T-cell and B-cell memory, activation, functions, and profiling required
  • Expertise in infectious diseases with T-cell and B-cell immunology and assay development
  • Experience in elucidation and characterization of T-cell and B-cell responses associated with ImmunoTherapeutics, vaccines, and viral diseases
  • Experience with mass cytometry (CyTof) and high-content imaging are beneficial
  • Working knowledge of systems such as multi-parameter flow cytometry, including acquisition and analysis, required
  • Knowledge of immunological assay standardization, qualification, and validation for clinical translational research
  • Dedicated team player who is able to withstand the high demands of a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written, organizational, and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Comfortable working independently with minimal supervision
  • Highly organized, results driven, problem solver, collaborator
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation

Tonix offers salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package. Please click Sr Scientist, Immunology to apply.

About Tonix*

Tonix is a global biopharmaceutical company, publicly traded on NASDAQ (ticker: TNXP).  The Company is focused on discovering, licensing, acquiring, and developing small molecules and biologics to treat and prevent human disease and alleviate suffering.   Tonix’s portfolio is primarily composed of immunology, central nervous system (CNS) and infectious disease product candidates.  Tonix’s immunology portfolio includes biologics to address organ transplant rejection, autoimmunity, and cancer. The CNS portfolio includes both small molecules and biologics to treat pain, neurologic, psychiatric and addiction conditions.  Tonix’s infectious disease pipeline includes a vaccine in development to prevent smallpox, next-generation vaccines to prevent COVID-19 and an antiviral to treat COVID-19. Please visit www.Tonixpharma.com for specifics on the pipeline.

*All of Tonix’s product candidates are investigational new drugs or biologics and have not been approved for any indication.

Position Overview

Tonix Pharmaceuticals is looking for a Scientist or Senior Scientist, Virologist with experience in vaccine or therapeutic research.  The position will be based at Tonix’s Research and Development Center (RDC) in Frederick, MD, which is the innovation and development arm of the Tonix Pharmaceuticals.

The individual in this position is expected to have a strong background in molecular virology with emphasis on vaccines or therapeutics. The individual in this position will work with the VP, Infectious Diseases and members of the Infectious Diseases Team to set goals and conceptualize projects. They will also have significant authority to determine how the research activities will be performed.

The Tonix RDC is responsible for providing efficient and cutting-edge treatment methods for various diseases including infectious diseases, oncology, and other indications.  The individual in this position will work as part of the research team to deliver and optimize biological pipelines or other therapeutics for clinical investigation.

Highlights:

  • Responsibilities as of day 1 – you will feel the ownership of your project from the beginning, and you will be given specific projects and responsibilities.
  • Continuous mentorship – you will work with passionate people and receive both formal training as well as day-to-day mentoring from your manager.
  • Work and be part of a dynamic and encouraging environment – working over a diverse array of interesting problems.
  • Promote agility and work/life balance for employees, we value every individual and support initiatives.
  • Experience true support for work/life effectiveness and your long-term well-being.

Strong technical and organizational skills are essential. Excellent communication skills are required as the candidate will participate in oral presentations and the preparation of written technical reports.

This is a fast-paced challenging position offering a competitive compensation and benefits package.  This position will report directly to the VP, Infectious Diseases and will be based at the Tonix Research and Development Center (RDC) in Frederick, MD.

Essential Duties

  • Hands-on experience with molecular biology and virology techniques is required: recombinant DNA techniques, RNA isolation, RT-PCR, sequence analysis etc.
  • Perform standard cell culture and use transfection protocols to generate viral vectors and vaccine candidates
  • Operate standard laboratory and experimental equipment such as spectrophotometers, ultracentrifuges etc. as well as an ABI 3500XL DNA sequencer and organize the sequencing data generated
  • Help develop new approaches to design novel vaccines and to improve existing vaccine candidates and/or platforms
  • Routinely track and document results in laboratory notebooks and databases
  • Analyze, summarize, and present experimental results to other team members, supervisors and third parties
  • Employ specialized serological and molecular techniques in order to study viruses
  • Follow all established occupational health and safety, GLP, GMP, and standard operating procedures (SOP’s)
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork
  • Perform ad-hoc work/special projects as necessary to support Tonix on various business initiatives

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Recruits, interviews, hires, and trains new staff
  • Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations
  • If necessary, handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy
  • Contributes to performance and compensation decisions such as: merit raises, bonuses, and promotions
  • Supervise the work of biological technicians and researchers and evaluate the accuracy of their results
  • Assist and support junior team members to accomplish project goals and milestones

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in biology, cell biology, microbiology or related discipline preferred. Masters in biology, cell biology, microbiology or related discipline with 10 years of experience considered
  • Proficient in mammalian cell culture techniques such as microscopy, transfection, virus generation, and amplification.
  • An understanding and/or experience with reverse genetics for the generation of RNA viruses   preferred
  • Familiarity with diverse software packages for cloning, primer design, as well as sequence alignment and blasting
  • Must be highly motivated while also possessing excellent teamwork skills and clear and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Good foundation in general scientific practice, principles, and concepts of discipline
  • Basic knowledge of GMP/GLP regulations in cGMP/cGLP manufacturing environment preferred
  • Good lab skills
  • Good problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to execute tasks and studies based on the deliverable timeline
  • Ability to analyze and summarize routine scientific data
  • Ability to function in a rapidly changing environment
  • Strong background in molecular virology and vaccines with experience in recombinant DNA technologies
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of molecular tools and techniques (genomics/ multiplexing/ transcriptomics etc.)
  • Automate standard methods to drive efficiency and productivity
  • Be well connected to external capabilities and lead R&D to leverage skill set that does not exist internally
  • Create technical strategies to develop new methods to influence FDA
  • Experience in employing specialized serological and molecular techniques
  • Have the know-how to propagate various viruses on relevant cell lines and successfully maintain them
  • Develop viruses and cell line models and screening technologies
  • Good MS Excel and Word skills
  • Ability for minimal travel
  • Dedicated team player who is able to withstand the high demands of a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Comfortable working independently with minimal supervision
  • Highly organized, results driven, problem solver, and collaborator
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation

Tonix offers salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package. Please click Manager, Purchasing  to apply.

About Tonix* 

Tonix is a global biopharmaceutical company, publicly traded on NASDAQ (ticker: TNXP).  The Company is focused on discovering, licensing, acquiring, and developing small molecules and biologics to treat and prevent human disease and alleviate suffering.  Tonix’s portfolio is primarily composed of immunology, central nervous system (CNS) and infectious disease product candidates.  Tonix’s immunology portfolio includes biologics to address organ transplant rejection, autoimmunity, and cancer. The CNS portfolio includes both small molecules and biologics to treat pain, neurologic, psychiatric and addiction conditions.  Tonix’s infectious disease pipeline includes a vaccine in development to prevent smallpox, next-generation vaccines to prevent COVID-19 and an antiviral to treat COVID-19.  

*All of Tonix’s product candidates are investigational new drugs or biologics and have not been approved for any indication. 

Why Tonix 

Over the past decade we have seen stunning advances in the cellular immunotherapy therapy field in particular, with dramatic rates of clinical response in hematological malignancies, and rapid evolution of our understanding of factors that could extend this success to solid tumors. However, these transformative therapies are often accompanied by severe and potentially life-threatening toxicities, and patient access is limited by such factors as complex, time-consuming patient-specific manufacturing,  variable product quality, and cost. 

Our Mission 

Tonix Pharmaceuticals is committed to improving population health by inventing and developing innovative therapies and vaccines, through broad in-house capabilities and creative collaborations, to help address important unmet needs. 

Our Strategy 

Using our integrated development engine, we advance innovative programs across multiple therapeutic areas into the clinic while maximizing asset potential. 

Position Overview 

Tonix is looking for a full-time Senior Medical Director (VP).  This position would be responsible for is leading the planning, execution, and interpretation of one or more of Tonix’s clinical stage programs, covering phases from pre-IND meeting and IND preparation to NDA. 

This is a fast-paced challenging position offering a competitive compensation and benefits package.  This position will report directly to the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and will be based ideally at the Tonix Chatham, NJ office. 

Essential Duties 

  • Develop clinical plans and deliver on program milestones in partnership with CMO 
  • Author and review clinical documents required for the conduct of clinical studies, including clinical protocols, amendments, informed consent documents, investigator brochures, and safety management plans in compliance with regulations and GCP 
  • Author and review clinical sections of regulatory documents, including INDs, annual safety reports, and briefing packages and lead clinical engagement with IRBs and Ethics committees  
  • Work effectively with cross-functional disciplines, including preclinical, manufacturing, quality, regulatory biostatistics, data management, pharmacovigilance, clinical operations, and project management 
  • Identify and build collaborative relationships with key opinion leaders and institutions to assure incorporation of latest methods and guidelines into clinical development plans 
  • Prepare presentation materials for internal and external meetings, such as clinical team meetings, Scientific and Clinical Advisory Boards, and Board of Director meetings 
  • Provide clinical leadership in assigned clinical study and for program teams and lead clinical communication to senior management on patient recruitment, trial issues, investigator’s feedback, patient enrollment issues, and a plan of action for resolution of any identified issues  
  • Lead ongoing data review, analysis, and interpretation to understand safety and efficacy profile of ours and our competitors’ clinical programs 
  • Author and present abstracts, posters, and oral presentations for scientific and clinical meetings   
  • Present clinical program at Site Initiation Visits, Investigator’s Meetings, and scientific conferences 
  • Serve as medical point of contact with sites (sometimes in the form of designated Sponsor Medical Monitor); answer site questions about patient eligibility and enrollment and provide clinical input into patient safety assessment and management 
  • Review and assist in the creation of data analysis plans, case report forms, study reference manuals, laboratory and biomarker manuals, patient diaries, and drug accountability forms  
  • Participate in ongoing clinical data cleaning and review and contribute to clinical study report drafting and/or review 
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork 
  • Perform ad-hoc work/special projects as necessary to support Tonix on various business initiatives 

Supervisory Responsibilities 

  • Recruits, interviews, hires, and trains new staff 
  • Oversees the daily workflow of the department 
  • Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations 

If necessary, handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy. Contributes to performance and compensation decisions such as: merit raises, bonuses, and promotions  

Minimum Qualifications 

  • MD in Internal Medicine and Subspecialties, Neurology, or Psychiatry required; PhD is a plus 
  • Five (5) years of industry clinical development experience within large and/or small biotech (both preferred) , from Phase l – Phase 3
  • Must thrive working in a fast-paced innovative environment while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful, and efficient. 
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills,
  • Outstanding ability to develop important relationships with key stakeholders manage relationships, and influence others
  • Excellent conflict management and negotiation skills
  • Ability to analyze complex issues to develop relevant and realistic plans and recommendations
  • Demonstrated ability to translate strategy into action
  • Excellent analytical skills 
  • Ability to communicate complex issues in a simple way, and to orchestrate plans to resolve issues and mitigate risks
  • Experience in immunological and vaccine therapies as well as infectious diseases preferred 
  • Willingness to be both a strategic leader and hands-on problem solver with experience allocating resources and managing budgets
  • Deep understanding of FDA regulations and expectations
  • Superior oral and written communication skills required
  • Ability to work effectively with senior management 
  • Strong creativity, independent thinking, and results orientation required     
  • Must have high ethical standards and impeccable integrity
  • Strong people leadership abilities, including inspiring and motivating a high performing team, setting clear direction, enabling cross-functional collaboration, empowering people, and developing and coaching talent
  • Ability to understand stakeholder concerns and frame issues/proposals to influence decision making
  • Dedicated team player who is able to withstand the high demands of a fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable working independently with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation 

Tonix offers salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package. Please click Vice President, Medical to apply.

Interested in joining? Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@tonixpharma.com and include the position title in the subject of the email.

Tonix provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, Tonix complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Tonix expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic, information, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.