Lab Operations Support

Redwood City, CA
Operations /
Full-time /
Retro Biosciences is a fast-growing biopharma start up using high-throughput, high-dimensional approaches to develop therapies for diseases driven by the biology of aging. Our mission is to increase healthy human lifespan by 10 years.

We are looking for a highly organized and self-motivated Lab Operations Team Member who craves a challenge and feels energized to roll up their sleeves. You will work in a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment as a member of the Retro Operations team. While your primary responsibility will be to assist in day-to-day research operations, you will juggle multiple balls and contribute to various initiatives and special projects.

What you'll do in this role:

    • field day-to-day requests for lab support
    • support acquisition and disposition of lab equipment
    • keep labs well organized for efficient scientific work 
    • manage incoming and outgoing lab shipments, including sample logistics
    • move, set up, and troubleshoot lab equipment
    • maintain accurate records of hazardous materials and waste
    • be on-call for emergencies, some weekends and holidays

You might thrive in this role if you:

    • have a bachelor’s degree - Biology or related field preferred
    • have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions
    • move fast and maintain a high level of attention to detail, organization, and follow-up 
    • are resourceful and can figure out how to solve unusual tasks
    • are able to lift and move heavy equipment, at least 50 lbs
We take pride in cultivating an environment that fosters collaboration, open communication, and authenticity. We believe that great results are best delivered by a highly creative team working in concert. We are an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We are diverse in background and singular in mission.

The annual salary range for this role is $75,000-$85,000 annually.
Total compensation also includes generous equity and benefits including:

-Medical, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family
-401(k) plan with 4% matching
-Unlimited time off and 10 company holidays per year
-Paid parental leave
-Annual learning & development stipend 
-Free lunch and snacks