As an emerging leader in biotechnology, our talented, entrepreneurial, and collaborative teams are critical drivers of our success. If you are looking to expand your knowledge, deepen your experience, and collaborate with scientists motivated to deliver life-altering medicines to people in need, Viela Bio may be the place for you.

Viela Bio offers competitive packages including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage
  • Matching 401k program
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Insurance coverage

In you are interested in any of the positions listed below,  please submit your resume and cover letter to We will reach out to you should your experience and interests align with our needs.

Scientist II

Summary of Position

The Scientist II will support research activities in regard to clinical trial progression of drugs that target the immune system for autoimmune indications. The candidate will be expected to analyze, interpret and present data sets and should have a clear and effective presentation skills and be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

Education and Minimal Requirement

PhD with post doctorial experience in immunology or related field with 2-5 years experience in industry.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • In depth knowledge of adaptive and innate immunity required.
  • Extensive background in multi-color cytometry panels required.
  • Extensive experience handling human blood and isolation of lymphocyte subsets required.
  • Extensive experience with design and execution of ELISA and ELIspot and other proteomics assays required.
  • Preparation of RNA, designing primers and running RTpcr required.
  • Established publication record required.
  • Analysis of “big data” transcriptomics and proteomics a plus.
  • Previous experience working on translational aspects of clinical design a plus.

Head of Technical Operations

Viela Bio is looking for a highly motivated, entrepreneurial individual to manage all aspects of technical operations for Viela Bio’s portfolio.

Summary of Position

The Head of Technical Operations will be responsible and oversee all aspects of therapeutic candidates’ process development, manufacturing, and supply of clinical and commercial products across Viela Bio portfolio. This individual will be a member of Viela Bio Leadership Team, and report to the Head of Business Development and Operations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement long-term process development, manufacturing and supply chain strategy and infrastructure appropriate to company evolution – i.e. outsourcing vs. insourcing.
  • Manage and lead development projects with external partners and/or contract manufacturing organizations (CDMOs), including cell line development, process development, technology transfer and manufacturing.
  • Co-Lead strategy with regulatory on CMC and Commercial regulatory filings and interactions from IND to BLA.
  • Develop and manage clinical, and future commercial, supply chains.
  • Recruit, coach and develop talents to achieve high performance consistently.
  • Defines and executes CMC budgets and timelines consistent with organizationally aligned objectives.
  • Play a key role defining “go/no-go” decision points, timelines and allocation of resources in alignment with company objectives, contributing to Viela Bio’s portfolio strategy.

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in broad ranges of biologic process development, analytics, technology transfer and manufacturing, to support clinical development and commercialization.
  • Successful experience in the management of third-party CMOs.
  • Successful track record in leading compilation of CMC regulatory submissions, including IND, IMPD, CTA, BLA, MAA or PMA.
  • Prior experience with clinical and commercial supply chain management a plus.
  • Strong leadership skills. Outstanding strategic thinking, problem-solving, organizational and communication skills.

Education and Minimal Requirement

PhD in Biochemistry or Chemical Engineering or related field with 15+ years of biotechnology experience.

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Viela Bio is an equal opportunity employer