Research Associate (JR./SR.)


Amunix Pharmaceuticals Inc. is seeking an experienced, hands-on individual to join our expanding team in the role of Research Associate. The candidate is to undertake research under the instructions of the supervisor/project manager and to provide support to any staff who may be assisting with the research.


  • Conducts hands-on research in scientific field
  • Spends some time developing plans for the project. Supervisory/project management staff member to closely oversee research procedures to be followed
  • Supervisory staff plans schedules according to variety of methods to be used and availability/quantity of resources
  • Spends some time conducting literary research related to research project and more time on hands-on research
  • Thorough record keeping through database and notebook entries
  • Prepares reports of completed projects for presentation to company personnel, publication in technical journals, or for use in further applied or theoretical research activities


  • Bachelor’s degree from a qualified university in Life Science/Chemistry or related fields, or equivalent, and 1-2 years of relevant work experience or
  • Associate degree in a scientific field, with 3-4 years relevant work experience, or 6+ years equivalent work experience in scientific related field
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written
  • Must be highly organized, analytical, accurate and detailed oriented
  • Must have some detailed knowledge of standard reference/information sources and library skills; must be able to read and interpret technical, trade documents and journals
  • Must be able to analyze and prioritize assignments; also must judge the amount of time to spend for the expected outcome, according to the importance of a project and the type of information needed
  • Must be able to work independently, as well as a part of an interdisciplinary team
  • The position may be required to lift up to 40lbs
  • The position requires the ability to walk and/or stand for extended (hours) periods at a time.


We are a biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class products using our novel half-life extension/drug delivery platform technology. As an employee, you will be able to:

  • Significantly contribute to an established company (est’d 2006) with a broadly partnered and validated technology platform which is engaged in the development of a number of novel internal pipeline molecules
  • Work in a highly collaborative and motivated working environment
  • Receive a comprehensive benefits package, including Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term/Long Term Disability and participate in matching 401(k) plans
  • Receive compensation based on candidate experience

Amunix provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Amunix complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation and training.