Research Associate II / Senior Research Associate Senior Associate / Manager Development Finance


About Unity:

Unity Biotechnology is a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company that is discovering and developing novel medicines to treat chronic diseases associated with aging.  The Frontier Biology group at Unity Biotechnology undertakes high-risk, high-reward projects as a collaborative, interdisciplinary, and forward-thinking team.


Job Description:

The Frontier Biology group at Unity Biotechnology is seeking to hire a Research Associate II/Senior Research Associate in early discovery science.  We seek candidates who think critically and have the desire and ability to learn new techniques.  This position requires adaptability and an ability to perform at a high level in a fast-paced environment.  A qualified candidate will have a broad technical experience in neurobiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, physiology, and pharmacology.


  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in the biological sciences (e.g. Neurobiology, Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Physiology, or related field) with 2-5 years of relevant post-graduate research experience
  • Industry experience preferred; RA level will be determined based on experience
  • Experience performing independent data analysis using GraphPad Prism or similar software
  • Creativity and the ability to work within an interdisciplinary team in order to achieve technical and corporate milestones
  • Strong communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas: survival/cell death assays, ELISA, Luminex assays, ICC, qPCR, SDS-Page, western blotting, fluorescence imaging, in vivo compound dosing routes (ICV, PO, SC, IV, and IP), blood sampling and tissue collection
  • Experience performing in vitro cell culture, ideally with some experience culturing neuronal and glial cell lines
  • Brain dissection and dissociation with downstream gene expression analysis a plus

Please send resume and cover letter