Research Associate I/II, Drug Discovery Technology at Carmot Therapeutics
Berkeley, CA, US

At Carmot Therapeutics we are expanding the universe of therapeutic discovery through application of our powerful and innovative Chemotype Evolution drug discovery platform. Carmot has a broad portfolio of wholly-owned programs targeting class-B GPCRs, KRas oncogenes and deubiquitinating enzymes, including our lead compounds CT-868 and CT-388 which are progressing through clinical trials.

Carmot is seeking a motivated researcher to join our Drug Discovery Technology Team and play a central role in applying Chemotype Evolution to identify novel drug leads for internal and partnered programs.

Position Summary

As a Research Associate in the Discovery Technology group, you will be working closely as part of a multidisciplinary team with experienced drug-hunters, including biologists and chemists. You will use high throughput screening (HTS) techniques to produce and screen Chemotype Evolution chemical libraries in biochemical and cell-based assays. The ideal candidate is a team-player, motivated by novel challenges and enthusiastically pursues creative solutions to achieve common goals. Carmot offers an exciting, innovative environment for you unlock your potential and be a part of our mission - come join us!

Primary responsibilities

  • Performing high throughput drug library screening in biochemical and cell-based assays working with automated laboratory workflows.
  • Building diverse compound libraries using state of the art, high-throughput automated techniques.
  • Presentation of research progress at team and company meetings

Required experience and skills

  • BS, MS in biochemistry, cell biology, chemical biology or related field.
  • Relevant experience with drug discovery and compound screening using biochemical and/or cell-based assays.
  • Experience with laboratory automation.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Ability to manage overlapping deadlines and be well organized
  • Authorization to work in the US
  • This is a work on-site position

Carmot offers competitive salary, participation in our stock option plan, and comprehensive benefits. We are committed to equal employment opportunity, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.