Herophilus is reinventing drug discovery for complex brain disorders by combining human brain models, scaled biology and machine learning to decode brain disease, from genetics to neural computation. We’re building a world-class high-throughput cell culture, microscopy, and bioassay platform that requires integration of industry-standard and custom proprietary robotic systems. We harness the resulting deep biological insights to systematically discover novel drugs for complex neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative diseases with a higher probability of technical success. 

We are seeking a highly motivated Research Associate II to join our Biology team. You’ll work with a team of scientists and engineers and carry out the following responsibilities: 

  • Perform molecular biological assays, such as qPCR, Flow Cytometry, Western Blot and/or Immunofluorescence staining and imaging according to Standard Operating Procedures
  • Perform drug screens using manual and automation equipment
  • Maintain organoid cultures for platform development, disease phenotyping and drug screening
  • Culture mammalian stem cells and iPSCs
  • Prepare biological reagents, make buffers, aliquot biological samples, autoclave samples, lab maintenance and cleaning
  • Maintain experimental documentation

Additional responsibilities might also include:

  • Supporting data analysis

Qualifications:

  • Preferred: B.Sc. in the field of Biological Sciences or equivalent experience as a technician / research associate in the biotech industry

Demonstration of the following in a professional setting:

  • Highly organized and hardworking
  • Reliable and responsible
  • An excellent team player

We offer competitive salary, benefits, and opportunities for professional growth in an intellectually stimulating and fast-paced environment. These include medical/dental/vision coverage, 401(k) and FSA plans, a flexible vacation policy, paid parental leave, and support for relevant training.

Herophilus is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

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