Assay Development Research Associate in vivo Pharmacology Research Associate, Cellular Biology


We are seeking to hire a Research Associate to join the in vitro pharmacology team at Unity. This position will afford the successful individual an opportunity to be part of a highly motivated and engaging group of scientists searching for novel senolytic molecules. As part of the Unity team, you will discover and develop innovative drugs for an emerging and exciting biology and to translate our science into a pipeline of differentiated medicines. The ideal candidate should be a highly innovative and creative scientist with hands on experience with in vitro cellular- or tissue-based models for the identification and optimization of novel molecules.

The successful candidate will be a strong lab-based individual contributor and a team player who synergizes with other scientists. The Research Associate in this role will develop in vitro models to characterize candidate molecules in diseased human tissues. The duties of the job include experimental design and execution, analysis and interpretation of data, and presentation (verbal/written) of findings to the Discovery team. The candidate will have an important role in the generation of key datasets that are critical for the declaration of development candidates.


  • Bachelor’s degree in the Life Sciences with 2-4 years of scientific experience in the biopharmaceutical industry.
  • Design and execution of quantitative human cell-based microplate assays utilizing automation/robotics.
  • Exceptional communication, critical thinking, and problem solving skills.
  • Creativity and the ability to work within an interdisciplinary team to in order to achieve technical and corporate milestones.


  • Experience with human tissues (dissection/cell dissociation, explant cultures) and various primary cell types.
  • Experience with flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry and multiplexed antibody-based detection methods.
  • Experience in small molecule drug development. Understanding of PK/PD relationships.
  • Direct experience in developing human tissue-based assays to interrogate molecular target engagement and downstream physiological endpoints.

Please send resume and cover letter