Research Associate/Senior Research Associate

Redwood City, CA
Sep 28, 2020
Research Associate/Senior Research Associate
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

Position Summary:

We are seeking a Research Associate / Senior Research Associate to join our growing team. The Research Associate will be a bench scientist conducting hands-on studies to enable drug discovery with a wide range of technical skills in cell biology, molecular biology, and biochemistry. This person will be expected to complete in vitro experiments with timelines and to work as part of a team on varied projects with changing priorities. This position requires an excellent ability to plan and carry out experiments independently, and analyze, interpret results of studies.

Job Description:

  • Ability to work with little supervision in the laboratory
  • Maintain mammalian cell culture.
  • Screen molecules (small molecules, antibodies) for activity in biochemical assays.
  • Set up and perform proliferation assays, apoptosis assays, gene expression profiling (GEP) with cell lines.
  • Perform initial analysis of experimental data and interpret immediate outcomes.
  • Troubleshoot routinely technical problems and perform ordinary/extraordinary equipment maintenance.
  • Contribute to the development of novel assays.
  • Demonstrate clear communication and present scientific results in department meetings.
  • Order and maintain reagents and lab supplies.
  • Ability to keep organized data and records.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • BS/MS/PhD in biological sciences.  2-5 years industry experience.
  • Proficient in cell culture
  • Experience in biochemical, cellular and functional assays in a screening format.
  • Experience in ELISA
  • Proficiency in FACS preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity
At Biomea Fusion, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.