Assay Development Research Associate in vivo Pharmacology Senior Scientist in vitro Pharmacology


We are seeking to hire a Scientist / Associate Scientist with expertise in Molecular Biology to join the pharmacology group at Unity. This person will lead a group responsible for performing assay development and execution for all of Discovery Biology. This position will play an essential role characterizing the activity of novel therapeutics across a variety of therapeutic areas. The ideal candidate should be creative, have excellent trouble-shooting skills, and be a strong individual contributor. Responsibilities will include developing, optimizing, and automating existing assays.


  • Ph.D. with >4 years or Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree with >8 years in the biopharmaceutical industry.
  • Liquid Handling/Automation experience required.
  • Degree in Cell and Molecular Biology, Biology, or a related field is essential.
  • Evidence of independent scientific ability and a track record of scientific accomplishments through publications, patents, and invited presentations.
  • Experience with assay development, nucleic acid purification, quantitative PCR, digital PCR, western blotting, ELISA development.
  • Ability to manage complexity and ambiguity in a highly matrixed work environment.
  • Track record of managing, developing, and mentoring junior scientists and research associates.
  • Robust experimental design and troubleshooting skills, and excellent data analysis/mining/statistics capabilities.

Please send resume and cover letter