Research Associate, Compound Managment (Part-time, Contract)

San Francisco, CA
Research & Development /
Part-time, Contract /
About Rezo Therapeutics
Rezo is a different kind of biopharma company.  Our mission is to dramatically increase the success rate of drug development by building a disease-agnostic, fully-integrated, network biology platform that will redefine our understanding of human disease and ability to treat it.  

Our Founders and members of the Board are a group of esteemed, world-class scientists from the University of California, San Francisco: Nevan Krogan, Kevan Shokat, Sourav Bandyopadhyay, Natalia Jura, as well as renowned biotech executives George Scangos and Norbert Bischofberger. These leaders bring with them a strong track record of amazing discoveries and scientific breakthroughs, leading to very successful companies and many FDA approved drugs. 

Capitalizing on our Series A of $78M from top-tier investors, we are leveraging a unique integrated approach, combining capabilities in genetics, proteomics, structural biology and AI to generate deep biological insights and novel therapeutic approaches.

Located in San Francisco’s vibrant Mission Bay neighborhood, Rezo is in close proximity to UCSF, numerous urban amenities, and outdoor recreational opportunities.  We recognize that realizing our mission depends as much on our people as it does on our science and are building a workplace that fosters collaboration, respect, and diversity where contributing to your team’s success is valued as highly as individual achievements.  If you’re passionate about team science and breaking down barriers to progress in drug development, please consider joining us! 

The Opportunity 
We are seeking a highly enthusiastic and motivated Research Associate, Compound Management to join our Operations team. This part-time contractor role will be responsible for receiving and processing compound samples from internal and external sources, managing and fulfilling compound requests, and providing operational support as needed. 

What You'll Do:

    • Receive and process compound samples to be added to our compound inventory, including proper labeling, handling, and storage
    • Manage and fulfill compound requests for shipment and internal and external distribution according to specifications
    • Generate assay plates using automated liquid handlers (TECAN, Echo)
    • Maintain compound management lab space, and be part of optimizing and automating compound management and tracking system
    • Participate in routine lab maintenance/operations
    • Provide additional operations support as needed

About You:

    • BS or BA in scientific discipline
    • 1-2+ years of relevant experience in a biotech or pharmaceutical setting
    • Proficient with compound sample preparation using automated liquid handlers (TECAN, Echo)
    • Experience with sample management informatics platform (Benchling, Mosaic) is a plus
    • Previous experience with analytical instruments (HPLC, LC/MS) is a plus
    • Good record keeping and detail-oriented
    • Strong communication, organization, and interpersonal skills
The expected hourly rate for this part-time contract position based in San Francisco, California is $35-40 per hour. Actual starting pay will be determined based on multiple job-related factors including a candidate’s skills, education, and experience, the level at which they are hired, market demand, business needs, and internal parity.

At Rezo we value a diverse, equitable, inclusive workplace and provide equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.  This statement covers all facets of employment and is especially important when it comes to growing our team.  

If you are wondering if you’ll belong at Rezo, or are worried that you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications for this role, take a chance on us and yourself — please apply!

SF Fair Chance Ordinance
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Rezo considers qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.