Nov 03, 2019

Research Associate, Biology

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • New York, NY, USA
Full-Time Other

Job Description


Location: US-NY-New York
Job ID: 2019-1249
# of Openings: 1
Category: Research & Development


Stelexis is a New York-based cancer therapeutics company, utilizing its proprietary platform to selectively target pre-cancerous stem cells to discover and develop transformative therapies. Stelexis' mission is to develop novel cancer drugs that selectively target these critical pre-cancerous events related to both hematopoietic and solid malignancies.

We are looking for an experienced and ambitious Research Associate to join our Oncology Drug Discovery team. This person will be responsible for preclinical assay development and execution of our early stage therapeutics.


  • BSc or MSc in life sciences with at least 3 years research experience
  • High level of motivation and ability to work independently and in cross-functional teams
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Desire to expand one's scientific knowledge and technical skills
  • Experience in biochemical, molecular biology and cell biology techniques
  • Competency in cell biology techniques, including tissue culture, viability assays, western blotting, ELISA, flow cytometry and microscopy
  • Experience with drug discovery of biologics is a plus
  • Experience using high-throughput and/or high-content screening is desirable
  • Driven by a desire to create the next generation cancer therapeutics and the vision to offer cancer patients efficacious and tolerable new therapies that extend and improve their lives.

Stelexis provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to religion, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, alienage or citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, disability, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.




Key Responsibilities
  • Designing, developing, performing and troubleshooting cell-free and cell-based drug discovery functional assays
  • Characterization of responses to drugs using biochemical, histological and imaging techniques
  • Analysis samples from in vivo pharmacokinetics and efficacy studies
  • Development of biomarker assays for pre-clinical and clinical use
  • Making independent intellectual and technical contributions to projects
  • Ordering and keeping accurate inventory of supplies for laboratory operations
  • Analyzing data, contributing to publication and presenting results at internal meetings





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