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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, Senior 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, Principal 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, Senior 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

Senior/Principal Investigator (Immunology)

This is an exciting opportunity to join the company and play a key role progressing the first Centyrin-siRNA drug candidate to the clinic for inflammatory and autoimmune diseases and expand the applications for Centyrin-oligonucleotide conjugates.

Associate Director, Nucleic Acid Chemistry

Aro is expanding Nucleic Acids Chemistry team to design and synthesize novel Centyrin-oligonucleotide conjugate therapeutics. In this role, you will report to Aro’s Chief Technology Officer and become a key member of the chemistry team.

Director, Preclinical Pharmacology

The Director, Preclinical Pharmacology will design and execute preclinical studies to understand the pharmacology, pharmacokinetics (PK) and absorption, metabolism, distribution, and excretion (ADME) of drug candidates.  They will be the primary representative of Nonclinical Development, acting as the subject matter expert providing expertise and guidance on preclinical pharmacology studies including ADME and pharmacodynamics. 

Scientist III/IV, Immunology

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

Investigator, Small Molecule and Nucleic Acid Chemistry

The ideal candidate will have good understanding of small molecule synthesis and all aspects of organic chemistry with good experience in multi-step synthesis of biologically active molecules and their SAR.

Senior/Executive Director, Translational Medicine

Reporting to the CMO, the Senior/Executive Director, Translational Medicine, will be responsible for developing strategies for first in human and early development, from protocol design through execution, monitoring and oversight of the clinical studies, and for analysis and reporting of data for regulatory filings. 

Associate Director/Director, Analytical Development and QC

The Associate Director/Director Analytical Development and QC will be responsible for leading Analytical development, method qualification/validation and QC testing supporting Aro’s first Centyrin – siRNA drug conjugate clinical program.

Join our Candidate Pipeline!

We are growing our team in multiple areas--even if you don't see a current role that is a match for you, we'd love to connect.  Share your CV and we'll be sure to be in touch if a new opportunity arises with our company!  We are seeking Scientists (BS/MS), Investigators (PhD) focused in protein engineering, oligonucleotide synthesis, molecular and in-vivo biology and bioconjugation, along with future openings in translational and clinical development.