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Research Scientist I/II

San Francisco Permanent / Full Time

I'm Darren, a dedicated recruiter specializing in the technology industry. If you're seeking top talent to drive your business forward, I'm here to help. With a deep understanding of the tech landscape and a passion for connecting talent with opportunities, I partner with companies like yours to solve staffing challenges and deliver exceptional results.Here's why I'm the right choice to support your hiring needs:Industry Expertise: With extensive knowledge of the technology sector, I stay on top of trends and talent demands. I understand your unique requirements, whether in software development, AI, biotechnology or any other tech field. I source candidates with the specialized skills and expertise your industry demands.Tailored Solutions: I believe in personalized recruitment strategies. By understanding your culture, values, and hiring goals, I create customized approaches that align with your needs. I find candidates who possess the right technical skills and fit seamlessly into your team, fostering a culture of innovation.Access to Top Talent: My extensive network and connections within the technology industry give me access to a diverse pool of top-tier candidates. I identify exceptional talent and conduct thorough assessments to ensure they meet your technical requirements and align with your organization.Streamlined Process: I understand the importance of efficiency. Leveraging innovative tools and data-driven methodologies, I save you time and resources. I present you with a curated selection of qualified candidates, managing the process from sourcing to onboarding for a seamless experience.Trusted Partnership: Building long-term partnerships is at the heart of my approach. I become an extension of your team, invested in your success. I understand your goals, challenges, and aspirations, providing strategic guidance throughout the hiring process. Your satisfaction is my priority.Let's connect to discuss your unique hiring needs and how I can help you find talented professionals who will fuel your growth and success in the ever-evolving world of technology. Together, we can elevate your team and drive innovation in your organization.

Recruiter :
Darren Nelson

Darren Nelson
  • Development, optimization, and execution of biochemical and cell-based assays
  • Preparation, curation, and analysis of biological samples
  • Development and improvement of relevant Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

About {Confidential Company}:


{Confidential Company} is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing a pipeline of treatments to extend a healthy lifespan by targeting the molecular causes of aging. The company uses its discovery platform, which combines quantitative analysis of proprietary longitudinal human samples with detailed health records tracking individuals over the lifespan, to map out the key molecular pathways that impact healthy human aging. To date, {Confidential Company} has raised $127M from Andreessen Horowitz, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, and others. In 2021, {Confidential Company} initiated Phase 2 clinical trials of two in-licensed drugs: BGE-117, a potent inhibitor of HIF PH, is being tested for unexplained anemia of aging, and will be developed for indications related to muscle weakness; BGE-175, a PGD2 DP1 receptor inhibitor, is being tested for COVID-19 and will be developed for disorders of the aging immune system.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Development, optimization, and execution of biochemical and cell-based assays
  • Preparation, curation, and analysis of biological samples, e.g., blood and solid tissues from pre-clinical and clinical studies
  • Research, curation, and establishment of cell lines/primary cells relevant for disease indications of interest
  • Quality control and assessment of data received from external collaborations
  • Data generation, organization, and entry into secure database platforms
  • Development and improvement of relevant Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Communication of study results and presentation of data at group meetings
  • Coordination, monitoring, and support of external research at CROs




  • Ph.D., an equivalent advanced degree or experience
  • Familiarity with mammalian cell culture techniques and cell-based assays
  • Experience with bioanalytical techniques including ELISA and western blotting
  • Experience with histological analysis and immunohistochemical methods
  • Expertise in common molecular biology techniques, including sample preparation from animal tissues and qPCR analysis of gene expression
  • Skilled in multi-well plate assays; experience with electronic and multichannel pipetting
  • Detail-oriented and able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Detailed, meticulous, and accurate documentation of experiments




  • Relevant post-degree experience; industry experience preferred
  • Experience in preclinical aging study design and management
  • Familiarity with biology-related to wound healing, immune aging, or sarcopenia
  • Familiarity with advanced molecular and cellular techniques, e.g., iPSC and CRISPR-CAS9 editing
  • Experience with automatic liquid handling equipment
  • Experience with multiplex bioanalytical techniques including Luminex assays
  • Experience with cell imaging systems (Cell Insight CX5) and image analyses
  • Experience with flow cytometry and data analyses
  • Experience with in vitro and in vivo aging models
  • Experience in data analysis and visualization with Prism and presentation to a cross-functional team

Referral reward: $500

Science & Biotechnology > Biotech Science & Biotechnology

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