Research Associate/Sr. Research Associate - Cellular and Molecular Biology

San Carlos, California
Jul 12, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Who we are:

NeuCyte is an early stage biotechnology company that focuses on developing treatments for those suffering from neurological and neurodegenerative disorders. We develop translatable cell-based assays for modelling neuro related disorders using patient-derived and genetically engineered neural cell types to discover novel therapeutics. Based on our SynFire® technology, our proprietary human neural in vitro platforms assess complex electrophysiological and morphological readouts suited for target identification and validation, as well as drug efficacy testing.​

What we’re looking for:

NeuCyte is seeking a highly motivated Research Associate/Senior Research Associate – Cellular and Molecular Biology, to join our Neuro Drug Discovery team. The successful applicant must have a strong experience in tissue culture and differentiation of induced pluripotent stem cells.​

What you’ll do:

  • Generation, maintenance and differentiation of iPSC-derived human neurons and other CNS cell types from various genetic disease models.
  • Protocol development, implementation, optimization.
  • Compound testing using high-throughput assays.
  • Assist in assay development and automation.
  • Assist with data management, processing, and analysis.
  • Help with day-to-day laboratory duties.


  • BSc or MSc degree in biology or related areas with 5+ years of relevant hands-on experience in industry.
  • Strong expertise in tissue culture with human iPSCs, reprogramming and differentiation.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Applicants must feel comfortable with the fast pace of a small biotech company and have the flexibility to work on multiple projects.


  • Experience with genomic editing techniques.
  • Experience in the field of neuroscience and neurological disorders.


  •  Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience.​​

NeuCyte is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and celebrating diversity.