RA, Oncology in South San Francisco, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client, a fast-growing biotech startup, is seeking talented research associates to contribute to their early stage projects, including the translation of novel technologies, in vitro and in vivo study design and execution, and generation of pre-clinical data on key disease indications leveraging the genetic engineering of human cells.

  • A successful applicant will be able to independently drive a high risk/high impact research program, work collaboratively with the broader scientific and business team to meet milestones, and play a key role in building the culture of the company as it grows.
  • Applicants should have interest in cancer immunology
  • We are seeking individuals who are passionate about the future of “smart therapeutics” and have the energy and boldness to thrive and grow in a dynamic and fast startup environment


  • Plan, perform, and interpret scientific experiments in a laboratory setting
  • Prepare regular presentations to the broader business and strategic team
  • Stay current with cancer immunology methods, scientific literature, and participate in ideation and decision making meetings
  • Assist and propose projects as needed, such as assessment of novel targets or experimental models
  • Assist in milestone planning, budgeting, and team building/training


  • Bachelors or Masters in Biology or related field
  • Motivation and interest in the biotech industry