Scientist, Research Informatics Scientist / Sr. Scientist of Chemical Development

BRIS 1.013

Unity Biotechnology is a development-stage 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 Informatics Associate or Senior 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 an independent self-starter with a track record of applying informatics solutions to the drug discovery process. Candidates who are enthusiastic team players are encouraged to apply.


  • Support new initiatives, screening programs, experiments, inventory management and assay development in Chemistry, Cell Biology, Pharmacology and DMPK in the areas of data capture, analysis and reporting
  • Help create new assay protocols and custom entities in the Dotmatics platform and build/configure database upload and query tools for our bench science community
  • Collaborate with scientists and project teams across Discovery to implement data analytics and visualizations (using internal tool development as well as commercially available software) that impact project team decision-making
  • Assist with maintenance, organization and distribution of small molecule compounds
  • Provide training and ongoing support to scientists for scientific data management systems and data analysis tools


  • BS/MS in chemistry, life sciences, data science, computer science, or relevant field with 2+ years of experience implementing research informatics solutions within the biotech or pharmaceutical industry
  • Familiar with industry leading approaches to data capture, manipulation, analysis, and visualization
  • Work with Dotmatics suite of apps (Browser, Studies, Vortex, Bio/Register) or similar is preferred
  • Experience and understanding of a variety of drug discovery assay data, such as biochemical, viability, in vivo, and preclinical DMPK/Tox is preferred
  • Experience with or knowledge of lab instruments and software, particularly laboratory automation and liquid handling is desirable
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work collaboratively on multiple projects concurrently in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills with a keen attention to detail

Please send resume and cover letter