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Located in Philadelphia, a growing biotechnology center, we are a science-driven, dynamic biotechnology company. At Aro, we apply unique scientific insights to drug discovery in order to create new medicines that have a transformational impact on patients.

What Aro Scientists Are Saying


Steve Nadler, PhD, Vice President of Discovery and Translational Research

"After many years in large pharma, I have found it refreshing and exciting to be working in a company that is dynamic, innovative and working on novel therapeutics to treat patients with serious diseases and clinically unmet needs." 

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Yao Xin, Senior Investigator

"I learn unique techniques and handle challenging projects every day. Nothing is more exciting than to overcome difficulties and keep growing as a scientist. Our focus is to move projects forward together with teams communicating frequently and transparently. I really enjoy working with all of the passionate and motivated team members at Aro and look forward to helping patients soon."

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Zhanna Druzina, Director Protein Engineering

"I can’t say enough about Aro’s great leadership. Their support and guidance fosters an innovative culture with passionate scientists sharing great ideas, and all dedicated to a common goal of developing new treatments for patients. The fast pace environment makes every day exciting and full of new scientific discoveries.

Career Opportunities

Director/Executive Director Immunology and New Targets

The successful candidate will oversee efforts involved in the identification and characterization of novel Centyrin-based therapeutics that specifically modulate the function of cells of the immune system with a focus on lymphocytes in autoimmune disease.

Investigator, Genetics & Bioinformatics

Aro is building a growing research team to develop novel Centyrin-based therapeutics. In this role, you will become a foundational member of the team. The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of human genetics and how to access and analyze genetic and other large-scale datasets.

Associate Scientist I/II, Immunology

The primary responsibility will be to actively engage in early discovery efforts by designing and executing experiments to support Immunology discovery strategy. The candidate will execute experiments, analyze and record data, and communicate findings to peer scientists.

Associate Scientist, Bioconjugation

We are seeking an Associate scientist who can integrate into a fast-paced life sciences company that seeks to develop siRNA and toxin conjugates for serious diseases. The successful candidate will possess a strong background in chemistry and bioconjugation approaches and have experience performing bioconjugation reactions, protein purification and requisite analytical techniques.