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 have strong experience in digital quantitative analysis of histological images, supported by a solid background in histological technique and theory.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform histological stains and IHC on mouse and human tissue utilizing both manual and automated platforms
  • Slide imaging and fluorescence microscopy
  • Histological quantification and analysis
  • Image analysis pipeline generation and data QC
  • Database organization and oversight

Requirements:

  • 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
  • Proficiency with histological image analysis and statistical analysis, experience with image quantification tools such as Aperio or Visiopharm
  • Excellent communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills

To apply please send resume and cover letter to careers@unitybiotechnology.com