Clinical Program Manager Scientist, Research Informatics
RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, DISCOVERY TECHNOLOGY

BRIS 2.027

Unity Biotechnology is a nascent integrated biopharmaceutical company discovering and developing medicines to treat chronic diseases associated with aging. We are located in the San Francisco Bay Area and are seeking to hire a research associate for a position in our Discovery Technologies group. This group plays a critical functional role supporting programs to discover and develop innovative drugs for an emerging and exciting biology. The successful candidate will be both a strong lab-based individual contributor and a team player who synergizes with other scientists.

Responsibilities:

  • Development and execution of molecular assays in animal tissues/cells
  • Develop and conduct experiments using rodent oncology models
  • Extraction of mRNA with manual and automated techniques
  • General molecular biology/biochemistry methods such as qPCR, western blot, and ELISA
  • Cell culture and luminescent plate-based assays
  • Experimental design and execution; Analysis and interpretation of data
  • Presentation (verbal/written) of findings to the Discovery team

What you will do:

  • Work with a small team to conduct core biomolecular and nucleic acid assays for the discovery biology department
  • Conduct rodent experiments for project-based research
  • 70% core work: 30% project research

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Physiology, Molecular or Cellular Biology, Pharmacology, or a related field and 2-4 years of scientific experience in academic or biopharmaceutical research
  • Experience with mammalian cell culture
  • Expert in molecular biology and RNA / protein-based assays (e.g. PCR, quantitative PCR, ELISA)
  • In vivo rodent experience including animal checks and tissue harvest
  • Rodent dosing via IV, OA, SC, IP
  • Demonstrated ability to independently design, execute, troubleshoot and interpret experiments
  • Microsoft office skills as well as familiarity with Graphpad/Prism

Please send resume and cover letter