Research scientist/assistant/associate

94063, Redwood City
Apr 24, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Do you have golden hands? Are you itching to solve tough problems? Do you appreciate the thrills (and agonies) of cutting-edge research? Are you a compulsive perfectionist? If these qualities (or at least some of them) describe you, we invite you to apply to join Achelois Oncology; a venture-backed biotech startup based in Redwood City, CA. At Achelois, we provide opportunities for motivated scientists to maximally utilize talent and creativity as we search for effective and non-toxic cell therapy solutions for treating solid tumors. We believe that great science underlies fundamental breakthroughs in cancer treatment and that such advances can only be accomplished by an interactive and synergistic group of talented and industrious scientists.

We have multiple openings for the research scientist and research assistant/associate ranks. At the research scientist level, we seek candidates with demonstrated expertise in cancer biology. For the research associate positions, we are looking for candidates with proficient immunology and cancer biology skills. For the research assistant positions, we encourage fresh college graduates with demonstrated research experience to apply. Candidates must have the ability to master new skills quickly and must also be able to adapt to a rapidly moving startup environment. 

To apply, please email a cover letter (less than one page) and your CV to:  Please state in your cover letter whether you are seeking a research scientist or a research assistant/associate position. We offer a competitive salary and meaningful equity, good medical insurance coverage (health, vision, and dental), and transit subsidies if you take Caltrain.