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Associate Scientist, Biology



San Diego, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024


We seek an Associate Scientist to join the Biology group and advance our core mission of accelerating small molecule drug discovery programs at Iambic Inc. This role is based on-site at our San Diego headquarter. The candidate will work closely with a cross-functional team that integrates machine learning, medicinal chemistry, analytical technology and biology to revolutionize small-molecule therapeutics design and discovery.


  • Work closely with the Biology group/Project teams to design and develop biochemical and cell-based assays for various programs
  • Weekly execution of biochemical and/or cell-based assays to screen/evaluate small molecule compounds
  • Coordinate within Biology group and with Chemistry and Compound Management to enable efficient compound screening for different pipeline projects
  • Interpret and analyze scientific data
  • Present experimental results/updates at team meetings
  • Work with cross functional teams to QC/upload data in a timely manner
  • Contribute to cell line maintenance to support various projects
  • Contribute to the management of the biology laboratory


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in biochemistry, pharmacology, cell biology or other related scientific areas
  • 0-2 years of industry experience
  • Hands on experience in cell biology and/or routine biological assays are required. Relevant experiences include cell culture, cell proliferation assay, cytotoxicity assay, ELISA, Western Blot, etc
  • Experience working with close proximity assays highly desirable, such as HTRF, nanoBRET, alphaLISA, etc
  • Experience working with G-protein coupled receptor assays highly desirable but not required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Motivated to work in a cross-functional team setting
  • Flexibility and ability to quickly learn new skills and knowledge on the job


Iambic Therapeutics is disrupting the therapeutics landscape with its cutting-edge generative AI drug discovery platform. We have assembled a world-class team that unites pioneering AI experts and seasoned drug hunters with strong track records of success in delivering clinically validated breakthrough treatments. The Iambic Therapeutics platform has been demonstrated to deliver high quality, differentiated drugs to clinic with unprecedented speed and across multiple target classes and mechanisms of action. We are focused on the advancement on our internal pipeline of clinical assets to address urgent unmet patient need in oncology and other therapeutic areas.


The culture and work at Iambic Therapeutics are profoundly strengthened by the diversity of our people and our differences in background, culture, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and life experiences. We are committed to building an inclusive environment where a diverse group of talented humans work together to discover therapeutics and create technologies.


We offer industry leading competitive pay, company paid healthcare, flexible spending accounts, voluntary life Insurance, 401K matching, and unlimited vacation to our team. We are in a brand-new state-of-the art facility in beautiful San Diego with an onsite gym, dining, and easy access to great places to live and play.