Associate Scientist, In Vivo Pharmacology / GEMMs Research Associate II / Senior Research Associate, Cellular Biology


Unity Biotechnology is seeking to hire a Research Associate to join the in vivo pharmacology team. This position will support preclinical efforts to characterize and develop drug candidates designed to improve human health span by modifying diseases associated with aging and cellular senescence.

The candidate should be creative and have both a passion for biology and an interest in using animal models to study human disease. The position requires a self-motivated individual seeking a hands-on, lab-based role using in vivo animal models and in vitro methodologies to contribute to specific project goals as part of a dynamic team. The duties of the job include animal handling/dosing, experimental design and execution, analysis/interpretation of data, and presentation (verbal/written) of findings at team meetings. The successful candidate will also be expected to maintain compliance with animal care policies.


  • Bachelor’s degree with 2-4 years of relevant scientific experience in academia/industry or a Master’s degree with 1-2 years of relevant experience.
  • Degree in biology, physiology, bioengineering or related field.
  • Animal handling/dosing experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience with quantitative PCR, immunohistochemistry, ELISA, SDS-PAGE, and multiplexed protein assays strongly preferred.
  • Curiosity, an eagerness to learn new skills and the ability to work as part of a team to meet timelines and achieve goals.
  • Exceptional communication, organization, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

Please send resume and cover letter