Research Associate (Preclinical Neuroscience)

South San Francisco, CA, United States
Jun 19, 2019
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
Research Associate (Preclinical Neuroscience)

Neurona Therapeutics is an early stage biotechnology company based in South San Francisco created to develop stem cell-based therapies for neurological disease. Our ideal Research Associate candidate is a self-motivated individual who has clearly demonstrated a passion for scientific research. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a small team, work on transformative science, and take part in building an exciting, science-driven company.

Responsibilities may include:
  • Following experimental protocols
  • Maintaining detailed and accurate records
  • Analyzing data, interpreting and communicating results
  • Processing tissue for histology: Microtome and cryostat sectioning, staining, immunohistochemistry, imaging and analysis
  • Observation and scoring of behavioral assays
  • Analyzing EEG traces
  • Performing basic laboratory procedures, including handling of reagents and preparation of solutions
  • Conducting independent experiments and contributing to collaborative activities

Required qualifications:
  • Previous relevant lab experience and supporting references
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to contribute to a team
  • Clear, effective written and verbal communication
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree (or equivalent) in biology, neuroscience, or a related field