Senior Research Associate

San Diego, CA (On-site)
Bioware – Bioware /
Full-Time /
Join ONI and Explore the Boundaries of Scientific Discovery!

At ONI, we are driven by a profound mission: to propel scientific discovery and combat diseases by granting everyone the ability to visualize, comprehend, and share the intricate microscopic details of life. Our revolutionary Nanoimager stands at the forefront of advancing cellular studies on a molecular level, making substantial contributions to the evolution of scientific knowledge.

We dedicate ourselves to broadening the realms of human potential, and we are actively seeking an enthusiastic and devoted Senior Research Associate to join our pioneering team located in San Diego. We believe in the power of relentless curiosity and the pursuit of excellence, and we invite you to join us in shaping the future of scientific exploration and healthcare breakthroughs.

As a Senior Research Associate at ONI, you will be responsible for supporting the development of kits, chemical or biophysical tools for super resolution microscopy, leading to product launches that enable users to visualize and analyze biological systems on the Nanoimager platform.

Your Role at ONI:

    • Manage lab reagents, biosamples, or specialized equipment or lab spaces for the larger R&D team, in support of product development goals
    • Conduct hands-on lab work to support development of products and workflows for the Nanoimager
    • Review and test designed protocols or reagents preparation to be launched as Bioware products
    • Maintain research and development records, including database management, batch records, notebooks, and all other technical documentation
    • Test and optimize new workflows or new reagents or consumables for sample preparation and image acquisition protocols for use by internal & external customers
    • Propose scientific and technical solutions for project obstacles to line manager
    • Partner with project scientists to enable experimental designs in product development leading to successful commercialization of products
    • Execute development, validation, and verification studies
    • Support the transfer of R&D protocols and process to manufacturing

Essential Skills and Qualifications:

    • At least 3 years commercial laboratory research and development experience, developing novel approaches to analysis of complex biological materials or novel organic structures synthesis and analysis
    • Familiarity with Microscopy or other analytical or bioanalytical techniques
    • Collected, analyzed, interpreted, and presented data in a rigorous peer reviewed environment, in a multidisciplinary life science company
    • Worked with diverse human biological samples or synthesized and analyzed organic molecules
    • Sample preparation and handling
    • Experience ordering and organizing lab reagents, samples, and equipment
    • Experience with basic cell culture techniques (immortalized cell lines, etc)
    • Lab skills in at least 2 of the following: Biochemistry/protein sciences, Microscopy, Cell/subcellular system assays, Biological chemistry/organic synthesis
    • Data acquisition, data analysis, and complex multicomponent experimental design
    • Reliable hands-on laboratory skills
    • Accurate presentation of research findings

At ONI, we understand that a fulfilling career involves more than just challenging work - it's about enjoying a well-rounded experience. When you become a part of our team, you not only contribute to groundbreaking research but also enjoy a range of benefits designed to enhance your life both inside and outside the workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we prioritize fairness and respect, ensuring every team member thrives regardless of their background. But that's not all - our perks include:

    • Competitive Compensation We recognize and reward your talent. Enjoy a competitive salary that reflects your expertise and contributions, ensuring your hard work is recognized
    • Flexible PTO plus 11 company holidays and 4 dedicated wellbeing days
    • Gym Access via ARE: Sorrento Valley, Torrey Pines, and UTC
    • 401K via ADP
    • Life Insurance
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Perks at Work: Enjoy exclusive discounts and deals through our perks at work program, adding value to your everyday life
$96,000 - $104,000 a year
If you are driven by innovation, eager to make a significant impact in the realm of scientific and medical research, and possess the skills and passion we are looking for, we invite you to apply and be a part of our mission to improve our understanding of the details of life.