Research Associate

Odyssey Therapeutics is a venture-backed startup that is rapidly expanding and looking to hire passionate people who are ready to grow with us as we scale. We’re seeking an RA/SRA who is excited to be part of a research team focused on development of novel therapeutics for cancer and autoimmune diseases. 

The successful applicant will be a competent, creative, and enthusiastic experimentalist able to perform a variety of both physiological and in-vitro biological methods. The candidate should show meticulous attention to detail and be able to conceive and implement research workflows to address complex problems.

Who you are:

- You love science, technology, and helping people
- Resourceful and confident, always thinking of ways to improve processes
- Incredible organizational skills and a strong ability to prioritize tasks and work on multiple projects at once
- Looking to join a company with a fun, focused, and intellectual culture and to be surrounded by like-minded colleagues

What you’ll do:

- Support preclinical in vitro studies using primary cells and cancer lines to evaluate candidate therapies 
- Design and execute experiments independently; accurately record, analyze and communicate data to senior staff and team members 
- Develop automation protocols to increase experimental throughout
- Present results in team meetings and deliver presentations to both small and large groups

What you’ve done:

- 2+ years of academic and/or industry experience in immunology, cell, and/or molecular biology
- Broad experience and knowledge in common cell biology laboratory procedures: cell culture, immunoassays, immuno-affinity chromatography, flow cytometry, mass spec, proteomics
- Experience with cell culture and handling of primary human and/or mouse cells/cell lines is required
- Experience with T cells a plus
- Comfortable working in an animal model research lab (animal models planned)
- Authorized to work in the United States

What you’ll get:

- Competitive compensation package including equity and an annual bonus
- Comprehensive health benefits
- Pre-tax benefits: FSA and Commuter benefits
- Flexible PTO: We don’t believe in a defined amount of PTO. Get your work done and get outside! We offer 13 company holidays and ask our employees to take a minimum of 10 PTO days/year.
- Flexible work hours and casual dress
- Regular team lunches
- We're located in the heart of downtown San Francisco in SoMa 
- A team of friendly, caring, and brilliant individuals who are invested in your growth, success, and happiness
- The chance to make a serious dent in the universe


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