Manager, Histology and Histochemistry Research Associate, Immunohistochemistry and Analytical Histology


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. A successful candidate will be a skilled and motivated individual who would play an essential role in the characterization of human disease through histological techniques in human and animal tissues and cells. This includes the preparation of samples and running of immunohistochemistry assays to support preclinical research projects in our discovery group.


  • Perform H&E and special stains
  • FFPE and OCT based immunohistochemistry utilizing both manual and automated platforms
  • Slide imaging and fluorescence microscopy
  • Histological quantification and analysis
  • Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of equipment


  • Bachelor’s or associate’s degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory, chemical, physical or biological science and at least 2 years relevant work experience
  • Experience processing, embedding, and sectioning FFPE tissues for IHC or ISH analysis
  • At least two years of experience performing immunohistochemistry by manual or automated methods on paraffin-embedded tissue
  • Accurate documentation skills and the ability to comply with regulatory requirements
  • Comfort with image analysis and statistical analysis
  • Experience with IHC autostainers and/or image quantification tools such as Aperio or Visiopharm preferred
  • Excellent communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills

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