Careers

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We strive to find talented individuals who embrace our commitment to patients in need and share our values. Our success will be determined by collective diversity of thoughts, skills and experiences.

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Innovation
As a team, we foster innovation in all forms as we collectively strive to discover and develop new approaches to treating very difficult infections.

Knowledge
At our core, we dive deep into the science of infections and the therapies that fight them, holding ourselves to the highest scientific standards and best practices to bring those discoveries through approval and to patients in need.

Commitment and Caring
The patients we serve are very ill and often facing life-threatening infections. We will not waiver in our commitment to them, their families and their healthcare providers.

Collaboration
Drug development takes a village, and we know we cannot succeed unless our entire team and partners join together to bring therapies from discovery into patients' hands.

Diversity
We value diversity of professions, backgrounds and cultures, understanding that each of us has a respected insight and perspective on our work and our vision.

Agility
Our team is built on agility and flexibility, adjusting to opportunities and needs of the business quickly and comfortably.

Marketing

"I am proud to work at SCYNEXIS. I feel motivated by our start-up entrepreneurial spirit and empowered by our unwavering commitment to do whatever it takes to improve the lives of patients."

Rossana F.P., PhD
Marketing

Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance

"The collegial nature of the team at SCYNEXIS makes it a rewarding place to work. The challenges of developing a novel antifungal product offers the opportunity to create innovative regulatory strategies, and the experienced team at SCYNEXIS is working seamlessly in developing and executing the strategy."

Glen P., PharmD, MSJ
Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance

SCYNEXIS Career Opportunities

Openings

SCYNEXIS is pioneering a new class of antifungal medicines to help millions of patients worldwide in need of new options to overcome and prevent difficult-to-treat and drug resistant infections. Our lead candidate, ibrexafungerp, is a broad-spectrum, intravenous (IV)/oral agent in late-stage development for multiple indications, ranging from the treatment of vaginal yeast infections in the community setting to life-threatening invasive fungal infections in hospitalized patients. Our passion for the patient is the core foundation of our company and we use our resourceful mindset to drive our efficiency. The company is building its commercial organization and has initiated pre-launch activities for the upcoming launch of Ibrexafungerp in Vulvovaginal Candidiasis (VVC).

We are seeking a talented and highly motivated Associate Project Manager, R&D to be based in our Jersey City, NJ offices 2-3 days a week (flexible schedule for the ideal candidate). We are committed to positively impacting the lives of patients by developing innovative therapies, come join us and make a difference.

Position Summary 

The Associate Project Manager, R&D supports the implementation of assigned clinical trials and general projects for the company. In addition, this role has hands-on responsibility and strategic oversight on the planning and execution of R&D related projects including, but not limited to clinical studies. 

Responsibilities may include operational direction of one or more cross-functional study team(s) and/or performance and quality oversight of one or more Contract Research Organization (CRO) teams and other vendors. This position will report to the Senior Program Manager, Research & Development.

Responsibilities: 

  • Key contributor to the Clinical Operations team responsible for supporting the execution of assigned clinical trials that meet the standards of excellence for ethics, scientific merit, and regulatory compliance, in line with corporate goals for approval of
  • Participate in the selection of CROs and other vendors to support clinical study operations
  • Manage consultants and collaborators under their responsibilities.
  • Liaise with the clinical operations and development team to ensure proper planning and distribution of clinical trial supplies including forecasting of clinical supply needs and ensuring they are available in a timely manner.
  • Support required country regulatory (e.g., FDA, MoH) and country/site IRB/IEC approvals/notifications.
  • Support budgeting activities for clinical development activities and other departments as needed.
  • Establish productive, interactive relationships with key internal departments, as well as the medical and scientific
  • Assist with management and tracking of timelines for different departments, as needed.
  • Create and implement cross-functional processes within the R&D department.

Requirements and Preferred Skills: 

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field (Healthcare degree preferred).
  • 2+ years of current pharma / biotech / CRO / Clinical Vendor experience, including Clinical Development and/or Clinical Operations with a minimum of 2 years of project management.
  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices (GCP), FDA regulations and guidelines, and applicable international regulatory.
  • Vendor oversight experience including oversight of CRO study.
  • Experience working on Phase 2 and 3 trials; global clinical trial management a plus.
  • Experience in designing clinical trial strategies to ensure successful clinical trial completion.
  • Ability to apply clinical expertise to a clinical development program and evaluate clinical strategies.
  • Application of Project Management tools, methodologies, practices, risk analysis, decision analysis and contingency.
  • Ability to establish relationships with external individuals/organizations (e.g., investigators, KOLs/CROs).
  • Strong project and vendor management, analytical and problem-solving.
  • Effective verbal and written communication and interpersonal.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to and manage an environment with rapidly changing organizational growth.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and responsibilities.
  • Ability to travel domestically, occasional travel may be required to participate in investigator meetings or conferences. 

For more information about SCYNEXIS, please visit, https://www.scynexis.com/about/careers.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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SCYNEXIS, a publicly-traded company (NASDAQ:SCYX), is pioneering a new class of antifungal medicines to help millions of patients worldwide in need of new options to overcome and prevent difficult-to-treat and drug resistant infections. Our lead candidate, ibrexafungerp, is a broad-spectrum, intravenous (IV)/oral agent in late-stage development for multiple indications, ranging from the treatment of vaginal yeast infections in the community setting to life-threatening invasive fungal infections in hospitalized patients. Ibrexafungerp, the first oral representative of a novel class of antifungals, is positioned to bring significant innovation to the vaginal yeast infection space. There has been no new oral product for over 25 years and healthcare providers are eager for a novel alternative to treat their patients.  Our passion for the patient is the core foundation of our company and we use our resourceful mindset to drive our efficiency. The company is building its commercial organization and has initiated pre-launch activities for the H2:2021 launch of Ibrexafungerp in vaginal yeast infections. We are seeking a talented and highly motivated Controller, Director of Finance. We are committed to positively impacting the lives of patients by developing innovative therapies, come join us and make a difference.

Position Summary

We are seeking an exceptional candidate for our Controller, Director Finance position to lead and manage the accounting function of the Company. This is a newly created position reporting to the Executive Director, Finance and Corporate Controller and is an opportunity to contribute significantly to a top-tier, rapidly growing, public company. The successful candidate will have a willingness and ability to manage and execute the entire range of tasks required to support the Company’s accounting function. This is an excellent opportunity for a driven individual looking to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, start-up environment. This position is responsible for all aspects of the internal financial reporting and support compliance functions. The position also manages daily accounting operations, period closings, audits, internal controls as well as corporate policies and procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the accounting operations of the company including maintaining an adequate system of accounting records/policies and a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk and enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results.
  • Provide day-to-day management to the accounting functions, ensuring proper accounting coding and timely recording of the accounting transactions to facilitate SCYNEXIS’ comprehensive, transparent, and accurate views of the financial state of the business.
  • Review data accuracy from the upstream system interfaces into SCYNEXIS accounting system and reconcile accounting balances to ensure data accuracy and proper coding for commercial launch and operations.
  • Mange monthly allocation, depreciation and amortization cycle; review and manage periodic balance sheet account reconciliation according to SCYNEXIS accounting policies.
  • Prepare and report monthly, quarterly and annual financials in compliance with SEC and FASB rules and regulations; Prepare periodic compliance certificates needed.
  • Manage the external audit; Manage with the internal audit function and the initial implementation and ongoing SOX compliance requirements.
  • Implement technical research related to significant and/or complex accounting matters.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely dissemination of financial management reports to Director of SEC Reporting including, but not limited to, SEC filings (e.g., 10-Q's, 10-K, 8-Ks, registration statements, etc.); Supporting SEC filings.
  • Review, prepare and issue checks, wires, and ACH payments in support of Treasury functions.
  • Assist in monthly departmental spending review process, perform project spending status with department heads and project managers and determine appropriate estimates of expenses incurred.
  • Manage the company’s tax reporting and state filing requirements.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance; Master’s degree preferred.
  • CPA Required.
  • High-energy experienced corporate accounting leader in a fast-paced, high-growth company.
  • 10+ years of prior experience in a public accounting firm and/or public company
  • Five or more years of supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of accounting, finance and control principles including GAAP and other highly technical accounting skills in a public company.
  • Strong people leader with the ability to produce quality results in an efficient manner within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects.
  • Experience with SOX and internal
  • Experience with financial and accounting reporting systems; Great Plains is a
  • Prior employment in the biotechnology industry a plus.
  • Ability to stay knowledgeable about, research and reach well-reasoned conclusions on technical accounting issues.
  • Excellent project management abilities, highly organized and detailed; ability to work within deadlines in a fast-paced growing
  • Collaborative business partner adept in building cross-functional relationships to drive business results.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

For more information about SCYNEXIS, please visit, https://www.scynexis.com/about/careers.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply Now

SCYNEXIS, a publicly-traded company (NASDAQ:SCYX), is pioneering a new class of antifungal medicines to help millions of patients worldwide in need of new options to overcome and prevent difficult-to-treat and drug resistant infections. Our lead candidate, ibrexafungerp, is a broad-spectrum, intravenous (IV)/oral agent in late-stage development for multiple indications, ranging from the treatment of vaginal yeast infections in the community setting to life-threatening invasive fungal infections in hospitalized patients. Ibrexafungerp, the first oral representative of a novel class of antifungals, is positioned to bring significant innovation to the vaginal yeast infection space. There has been no new oral product for over 25 years and healthcare providers are eager for a novel alternative to treat their patients.  Our passion for the patient is the core foundation of our company and we use our resourceful mindset to drive our efficiency. The company is building its commercial organization and has initiated pre-launch activities for the H2:2021 launch of Ibrexafungerp in vaginal yeast infections. We are seeking a talented and highly motivated Director of Corporate Communications. We are committed to positively impacting the lives of patients by developing innovative therapies, come join us and make a difference.

Position Summary

We are seeking a Director of Corporate Communications who has successfully driven strategic and innovative enterprise-level narrative, communication and branding initiatives, through optimization of traditional media and digital channels / platforms to build and strengthen the company's presence. Some investor relationship experience would be a strong preference to assist the senior team with investor outreach and investor communication. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the successful candidate will lead internal and external communications, investor relations, and media relations. We are looking for a strong storyteller who can identify and develop impactful content and determine the right integrated approach, inclusive of media relations, patient advocacy and branded and unbranded social media channels.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute cohesive and proactive corporate communications and media relations strategy to raise visibility of the company, its science and products and key leadership, working closely with the senior Management Team.
  • Anticipate, draft and manage review process for all news announcements and internal/external communications, managing consistency of messages and disclosure; Manages communication governance (review and approval) process that ensures message buy-in from related parties and the senior Management Team.
  • Lead coordination of media interactions, ensuring spokespeople are carefully prepared and equipped with appropriate messaging.
  • Serve as communications counselor to the senior Management Team on external communications activities including, but not limited to: media interviews, conference speaking and thought leadership opportunities, and communications materials development. This includes preparing corporate spokespeople for media interviews and external presentations.
  • Manage efforts to update and refresh corporate messaging; Regularly revisit and, as necessary, refine key messages, corporate presentations, Q&A materials to ensure accuracy and reflect corporate messaging.
  • Oversee an active thought leadership calendar, including investor conferences, non-deal roadshows, advocacy conferences and industry events; Take the lead on event preparations for relevant reporter engagements, executive presentations, stakeholder events and related activities.
  • Manages public relations and/or corporate communications agency partners to maximize impact and assistance in reaching desired communications goals and objectives; Provide clear and firm direction to agencies and internal partners for enterprise messaging, channel mix selection, content development and tactical delivery.
  • Oversee corporate website and other corporate properties/channels (including corporate presentation); Updates and maintains brand guide while ensuring continuity externally and internally of corporate identity (e.g., digital content guidelines).
  • Define and manage the strategy, planning, and implementation of a robust social media presence.
  • Oversee the publications process in collaboration with the scientific and medical affairs teams.
  • In partnership with Human Resources, develops effective employee communications plans that strengthen recruitment, employee value proposition, employee engagement, and company culture.

Qualifications:

  • At least 10+ years of communications or corporate affairs experience, ideally in the biotech and/or pharmaceutical industry or at a communications/PR agency who has worked in the biotech industry
  • Having prior experience with newly launching brands/products and/or with drugs in the infectious disease or women’s health preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, major in Communications (or relevant field) preferred
  • Demonstrated deep understanding of and engagement with biotech, scientific and financial media, including relationships with relevant health and business reporters.  Having prior experience with a publicly listed company preferred.
  • Must thrive working in a fast-paced, innovative environment while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient.
  • Proven track record of building and effectively implementing successful corporate brand initiatives including through social media channels
  • Skilled in communicating complex information to a variety of audiences; demonstrated ability to break down complex ideas and concepts in the biotech/ pharmaceutical and/ or healthcare industry in easy-to-understand ways
  • Familiarity with regulatory and compliance standards in the healthcare industry, including social media
  • Experience at expertly managing sensitive situations, crisis communications and issues impacting reputation
  • Strong executive presence and outstanding interpersonal skills; ability to successfully influence without authority and effectively work across functions
  • Superior written, presentation, creative and meeting facilitation skills
  • Excellent project management abilities, follow-through, attention to detail
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Benefits

We offer competitive compensation and benefits. SCYNEXIS is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We take pride in our diverse and inclusive workplace.

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