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Research Associate 

NeuCyte, Inc. – San Carlos, CA

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Who we are:

NeuCyte is an early stage biopharmaceutical company that focuses on developing treatments for those suffering from neurological and neurodegenerative disorders. We develop translatable cell-based assays for modelling neuro related disorders using patient-derived and genetically-engineered neural cell types to discover novel therapeutics. Based on our SynFireTM technology, our proprietary human neural in vitro platforms assess complex electrophysiological and morphological readouts suited for target identification and validation, as well as drug efficacy testing.

What we're looking for: 

NeuCyte is seeking a highly motivated Research Associate to join our neuro drug discovery team. The successful applicant must have a strong experience in tissue culture and functional assays. Applicants must feel comfortable with the fast pace of a small biotech company and have the flexibility to work on

multiple projects.

What you’ll do:

  • Routine maintenance and preparation of human neuronal cultures for assays

  •  Compound testing using high-throughput multi-electrode array assay

  •  Assist in assay development and automation

  •  Assist with data management, processing and analysis

  •  Help with day to day laboratory duties


  • BS or MS degree in biology related areas

  • 2+ years hands-on experience on cell culture (neuronal culture preferred) and on functional cellular assays

  • Proficiency in modern molecular biology and biochemistry skills

  • Track record showing productivity and independence in the lab


  •  Degree in physiology, pharmacology, cell biology, or neuroscience

  •  Industry experience on assay automation and robotic systems

  •  Experience on electrophysiological readouts


  • Competitive salary and benefits

NeuCyte is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and celebrating diversity.

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