We welcome letters of interest from scientific candidates who are interested in joining our team at Kineta. For more information contact us.

About Kineta

Kineta, Inc. is a Seattle-based biotech company dedicated to the discovery and development of therapeutics to treat infectious diseases, autoimmune diseases and chronic pain. Our innovative work environment requires employees to be independent, creative, and organized in addressing challenges and opportunities. Employees are rewarded for their contributions and are supported with a comprehensive benefits program. Kineta also provides individuals opportunities to advance their careers through exposure to all aspects of the drug development process.


Accounting Specialist - Payable and Receivables

Kineta is looking for an Accounts Payable and Receivable clerk who is able to work in a dynamic and fast passed Biotech environment. This role is responsible for all Accounts Payable and well as Accounts Receivable and works closely with executive management.

Director or Associate Director – Business Development

Kineta and KPI Therapeutics are growing and adding an experienced Business Development professional to our organization. In this pivotal role, the candidate will be responsible for a full spectrum of Business Development activities. Out-licensing activities will focus on informing drug development plans and business case development of Kineta drug programs through market analysis and KOL input. In-licensing activities will focus on asset sourcing and evaluation through scientific assessments, pipeline and market analysis, business case development and due diligence. This individual will build a network of business contacts to advance business objectives with biopharmaceutical companies, academia and KPI’s development partners. This role will also provide program management of several on-going Business Development activities.

Senior Scientific Program Manager

Kineta is seeking an experienced Scientific Program Manager. This role is an integral in providing scientific leadership in support of various drug development programs. Primary responsibility of this role is to oversee the performance of programs from start to completion with the intention of improving the program’s overall performance.

Corporate Paralegal

Kineta is seeking an experienced corporate paralegal to support Kineta’s dynamic legal department. The successful candidate will join our legal team to work on all aspects of Kineta’s corporate legal needs including contract management, corporate governance, employee equity, compliance and financing.

Director of Medicinal Chemistry

Kineta is seeking an experienced medicinal chemist to join a growing team of researchers devoted to developing novel and effective therapeutics for treating infectious viral diseases. The candidate is expected to effectively support the completion of scientific milestones related to the characterization of lead candidate small molecule antivirals against various viral pathogens.

Recently Filled Positions

Grants Management Specialist
Senior Research Associate (Translational Development/Analytics)
Research Associate
Research Assistant
Principal Research Associate/Scientist (Analytical/ADME)
Administrative Assistant
Senior Accountant
Principal Research Associate (2)
Research Associate
Director, Business Development


Kineta is a great place to work where exciting science and committed people come together. Our team consists of pioneers in immunology and virology that have made leading discoveries in virus- host interaction and the genomics of immune response. We are advancing this work with the vision of developing novel compounds including treatments for autoimmune diseases, broad spectrum antivirals and non-narcotic pain relief.

Our labs are outfitted with superb infrastructure, cutting edge technology and tools to execute high through put screening for antiviral research. We have also created advanced systems to analyze innate immune response on different viral systems.

Our working environment values diversity, encourages intellectual curiosity and fosters professional growth. We are a team. Collaboration is a fundamental component of our success. Kineta is committed to maintaining a workplace where employees can strike a meaningful balance between work and life.

We demand and deliver the highest scientific and ethical standards in all that we do. Advancing our scientific progress is a priority, including publication in major journals and presentations at national conferences. We also have a lot of fun!


Seattle is a great place to live and Kineta Inc. is located in one of the most dynamic and rapidly evolving parts of the city. Our South Lake Union neighborhood is the first to be served by the new rapid transit street car line, which to the south, gives us easy access to downtown Seattle, its restaurants, shops and attractions, and to the north, connects us to The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and beautiful Lake Union Park.

Seattle uniquely benefits from being a cross road that links the lower 48 to British Columbia and Alaska. It is also a portal to Hawaii and Asia. Visitors taste these influences in the unique Pacific Northwest cuisine and feel these connections in the diverse cultural scene.

If you love the outdoors, you’ll love living here. A 45-minute drive offers magnificent day hikes in some of the most beautiful mountains in America. Travel a little further and Mount Rainier, all 14,410 feet of her, is there for shedding the stress of life. World class skiing, sailing, fishing are also readily accessible.

Kineta offers a competitive total compensation package as well as the chance to join an exciting company. Connect with us:

Kineta, Inc.
219 Terry Ave North,
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98109
Human Resources: resumes@kinetabio.com

Kineta, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Current Openings

Director or Associate Director – Business Development

Corporate Paralegal

Senior Scientific Program Manager

Accounting Specialist - Payable and Receivables

Director of Medicinal Chemistry