Research Associate/Sr. Research Associate, In Vitro Pharmacology

South San Francisco, CA
Jun 18, 2022
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time

At DICE Therapeutics, we design and develop innovative therapies in immunology for patients with debilitating disease. Seeking to create a future where convenient oral medicines with biologic-like efficacy are available to patients with serious medical conditions, we are developing oral alternatives to medicines currently limited to injectable forms.

Position Summary

The successful candidate will be responsible for planning and independently performing experiments using a wide range of in vitro assays and technologies. These will include biochemical/biophysical and mammalian cell culture assays, and will expand over time. This person will support cutting-edge small molecule discovery through their data and analysis within a growing multidisciplinary team.


Key Responsibilities:

·         Performing key experiments to support drug discovery using biochemistry, cell biology, and biophysical technologies

·         Generating high-quality, reproducible data by leveraging liquid handling, laboratory automation and advanced data analysis tools

·         Identifying and developing new assays as the project requires

·         Communicating experimental results and analysis to project teams

·         Management of inventory and instrumentation


Required Skills & Qualifications

·         A degree in biochemistry, biology, or a related field

·         A.S. with 2-4years of industry or related experience, B.S. with 1-4 years of experience, or M.S. with 0-2 years of experience.

·         Demonstrated experience with biochemical and mammalian cell culture assays is required

·         Proficiency in assay development

·         Familiarity with

liquid handling systems and/or automation

·         Experience with protein interaction and/or biophysical analysis techniques (e.g., ELISA, HTRF, BLI,SPR, DSF)

·         A drive to understand the biology of our targets to inform experimental design

·         Creativity, a high degree of independence, and enthusiasm to learn new skills

·         Strong teamwork, communication, and record-keeping skills



The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.