The following are our currently available positions.



Job Title : Research Associate/Senior Research Associate


Position Overview:


We are currently seeking a highly motivated and results oriented Research Associate/Senior Research Associate to support the development of monoclonal antibodies as therapeutics for infectious diseases. The successful candidate will contribute to preclinical and clinical antibody development activities, including antibody production and characterization, target identification and assay development. The candidate should be a well-organized and self-motivated team player and feel comfortable working in a dynamic environment, on accelerated timelines.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

Perform standard protein analysis techniques (e.g. A280, ELISA, SDS-PAGE, Western blot, SEC-HPLC)
Develop and execute assays for the characterization of antibodies
Establish and maintain mammalian cell lines
Produce, purify and characterize antibodies and target proteins
Conduct basic molecular biology work (PCR, cDNA cloning)
Actively contribute to general lab duties including equipment maintenance, instrument calibration, reagent resupply and ordering




Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in related scientific discipline with 3+ years of practical experience
Strong working knowledge of protein biochemistry and antibody structure and function
Experience with standard protein analysis techniques, immunological assays and mammalian cell culture is required
Experience with protein expression (bacterial, mammalian systems), purification and standard molecular biology methods is desired
Experience with human B-cell technology is a plus
Interested and willing to learn and test new techniques and establish them as validated assays
Well organized with excellent attention to detail
Must be authorized to work in the US on an unrestricted basis


Please send inquiries or applications including your CV and a short cover letter by email to Andreas Loos: loos@aridispharma.com.





Job Title: Accounting Manager


Department: Finance/Accounting


Reports to: VP Finance & Controller


Overview: Aridis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel, differentiated therapies for infectious diseases. Complementing the product pipeline is a disruptive platform technology to discover rare, potent human monoclonal antibodies from patients. Our scientists and leadership team have a proven track record of innovation and successful drug development of therapeutic candidates from early discovery to commercial implementation.

The Company’s mission is to introduce much needed innovations to infectious disease treatment using an anti-infective product portfolio that includes four (4) clinical stage and two preclinical drug candidates.  Our antimicrobial product candidates are highly differentiated from conventional antibiotics in mechanisms of action and are being developed using clinical study designs that allow for clear demonstration of superiority over standard of care antibiotics.




Lead month-end, quarter-end and year-end accounting close process and ensure close process is performed in a timely and accurate manner
Perform month-end close activities related to major balance sheet accounts such as Cash and Cash Equivalents, Investments, Payroll and Related Benefits, Accrued Expenses and Equity
Prepare and post journal entries and perform accounts reconciliations
Design and maintain clinical trial accrual models in MS Excel
Liaise with multiple departments, CROs, and vendors monthly regarding:
overall progress of clinical trials to budget,
completion of work at period end by CROs, labs, and other vendors, and
number of patient visits completed and site costs incurred
Collaborate with clinical operations and contracts to gain an understanding of drafted contracts and work orders for planned projects
Analyze invoice data and compare to budget, contracts, and work orders to derive needed accruals or prepaid expenses at each period end
Update budgets and forecasts and provide budget vs actual analysis for areas of responsibility
Review posted vendor invoices for accuracy of input
Support internal and external audit requirements related to specific areas of responsibilities and prepare supporting documentation for SEC filings as needed.
Assist in the design and implementation of corporate accounting policies and procedures and assist in SOX implementation




Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
4+ years relevant professional experience is required (mix of private and public experience preferred)
Pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry experience is a plus
CPA is preferred
Strong understanding of U.S. GAAP accounting and reporting and SOX requirements
Strong analytical, creative problem solving, organizational and project management skills
High degree of dedication to improvement and strong sense of ownership
Initiative to implement changers and curiosity to enhance knowledge and skills,
Team player, have the ability to work independently and willingness to take on challenges in a r and dynamic environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to interact effectively with management, team, peers, cross-functional teams and business partners
Extensive knowledge and use of Microsoft Excel
QuickBooks experience is preferred
Experience with ERP & Payroll System implementation


Please send inquiries or applications including your CV by email to Mike Nazak : nazakm@aridispharma.com