Research Associate Position for Assay Development at Correlia Biosystems
Berkeley, CA, US

Correlia Biosystems is an early stage startup based in San Francisco (and moving to Berkeley soon, go Bears!). We are developing a next generation proteomics platform to transform laborious and time-consuming immunoassays.  Using lab-on-a-chip technology, we’re creating the new standard for fast, automated, and multiplexed assays that put more critical data in the hands of researchers in basic science, pharma, diagnostics, and beyond.

We are growing quickly and looking for exceptional new team member to contribute to the assay development team.  Successful candidates are expected to have demonstrated experience in immunoassay development (or other bioanalytical assays) for research and/or clinical applications. Candidates will get detailed training from our team to gain hands on experience on Correlia’s next generation proteomic assay technology and will have a chance to contribute significantly as an early member of the assay development team responsible for commercializing our first product.  Position is available immediately.

This is a full time (40hr/week) position; however work hour or shift flexibility can be offered (i.e. weekends, evenings, etc.) Salary will be determined based on experience.

Correlia Biosystems, Inc. is a dynamic startup company, and potential applicants should have the ability and desire to work in a fast-paced environment.

Interested candidates may send CVs and cover letters to Please include “Res-Assoc-Your Name” in the subject line of the email.


BS degree or higher.

Demonstrated hands on experience in running ELISA's or similar biochemistry lab protocols.

Able to follow protocols and get repeatable results (good hands on lab and pipetting skills).

Willing to understand and implement immunoassays beyond 96 well plate formats (such as implementations in microfluidics domain).

Willing to work in a BSL2 lab setting and have experience working with clinical samples (or have related training).

Good communication and documentation skills.

Authorized to work in the US.


MS or higher degree in biochemistry or related field.

Experience with protein conjugation and labeling chemistry and protocols (biotin, fluorophere etc)

Fluorescence microscopy and data analysis

Problem solving and troubleshooting skills

Experience with electrophoresis chemistry and familiarity with buffers, detergents, isoelectric points.