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Research Associate

Viscient Bio is seeking a skilled Research Associate to assist with cell assay development and interrogation of disease biology to support target identification and drug discovery.


  • Assist in the development and optimization of 3D primary cell-based assays

  • Conduct critical biomarker and proliferation assays (ELISA, qPCR)

  • Maintain detailed experimental records via ELN entries

  • Present and explain data results and conclusions at team meetings

  • Interact with CROs to assist with oversight of external studies

  • Prepare and solubilize compounds for testing

  • Develop or apply expertise in primary cell culture, bioprinting and spheroid culture


  • Cell culture experience required (experience with primary cells, co-culture systems and/or 3D cell culture models preferred)

  • Hands-on experience with a broad range of gene and protein expression techniques desired (ELISA/MSD, qRT-PCR, NGS, IHC)

  • Experience with high-throughput screening assays and automation is a plus

  • Ability to independently execute experiments and perform data analysis (excel, prism etc.)

  • Strong organizational and documenting skills with keen attention to detail


BA/BS in biological sciences with 2+ years of cell biology experience - biotech/pharma industry experience preferred

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