The high-level job description has only one item: do whatever is necessary to help us progress in identifying cures for diseases. We hire the best, and trust that they are usually in the best position to decide what to try next.
At Recursion, our mission is to leverage automated biology and computational methods to accelerate the discovery of therapeutics for patients with one of thousands of diseases. As part of our team, your high-level job description has only one item: do whatever is necessary to help us progress in identifying cures for disease. We hire the best, and trust that they are usually in the best position to decide what to try next.
What you'll do:
Our approach to scalable, high-throughput biology allows us to rapidly find potential treatments for many diseases at a rate upwards of one disease per month. As an HTS associate, you'll work with a cross-functional team of data scientists, innovation scientists, and automation scientists. You will play a critical role in the implementation and execution of thousands of high content screens per year, using our automated platform to identify drug candidates for numerous diseases at an unprecedented rate.
You should be well-versed in basic molecular and cellular biology techniques, as well as interacting with computer-controlled automated laboratory instrumentation to conduct experiments in 384 and 1536-well plates, with a proven track record of implementing large-scale laboratory procedures. You should expect to be working on a couple projects at the same time, and since we’re on the cutting edge of science, you should expect a fast-paced and exciting environment.
What you need:
A Bachelor degree or similar in a biological field. Proficiency and experience in molecular and cellular biology concepts and assays Experience working with automated computer-controlled laboratory instrumentation and software A demonstrated track record of executing large-scale experiments with minimal supervision A solid understanding of experimental design and statistics A passion for working in a fast-paced start-up culture where you’ll leverage creativity and independent thinking to find answers wherever you can.
Recursion Pharmaceuticals is a Salt Lake City-based drug discovery company. Recursion combines experimental biology and bioinformatics with artificial intelligence in a massively parallel system to quickly and efficiently identify treatments for any disease which can be modeled at the cellular level. From its initial and continued focus on drug repurposing to treat rare diseases, Recursion has bro...adened its platform to probe rich data from high-throughput automated screens for a number of indications, including aging, inflammation, infectious disease, oncology, and diagnostics. Learn more at www.recursionpharma.com, or connect on Twitter (@RecursionPharma), Facebook (www.facebook.com/RecursionPharma/), and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/recursion-pharmaceuticals)