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Sr. Research Associate/Associate Scientist, Immunobiology

Recludix Pharma is a venture capital-funded biotechnology company formed in 2019 and located in San Diego, California and Cambridge, Massachusetts.  We are engaged in small molecule drug discovery for the treatment of targeted patient populations in inflammatory/autoimmune disease and oncology.  Recludix Pharma is looking for experienced candidates who desire to work in a dynamic early-stage startup environment as a member of our San Diego, CA team.

Job Summary:

We are seeking an immunologist with experience working with immune cell-based disease models for small molecule drug discovery. A successful candidate will be skilled in the design, execution, and analysis of quantitative mechanistic and phenotypic immunology assays for small molecule inhibitor evaluation. We are seeking candidates who are self-motivated and able to work as part of a team to drive success, with a proven track record of precise hands-on lab work and the ability to think creatively and critically.


  • Execute and analyze quantitative mechanistic and phenotypic immunobiology assays for small molecule inhibitor evaluation.
  • Develop and validate in vitro immune cell assays.
  • Process and handle whole blood and organ tissues.
  • Contribute to the investigation of target-dependence in primary immune cells.
  • Clearly and concisely present results at interdisciplinary team meetings.


  • B.S. with 5+ years or M.S. with 2+ years of relevant experience.
  • Strong technical expertise, including practical experience and proven hands-on skill with in vitro and/or in vivo immunobiology models.
  • Experience with multi-parameter FACS analysis and human T cell and PBMC assays highly desirable.
  • Ability to independently fit and analyze data using appropriate models of inhibition.
  • Previous experience in drug discovery highly preferred.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.

Further Information:

Salary range: $75,000 to $100,000

In addition to a competitive compensation package with stock options, Recludix Pharma also offers a comprehensive benefits package for our employees and their families, which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance and a 401(k) plan.  Recludix Pharma is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.  Recludix Pharma is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at resumes@recludix.com.

Recludix Pharma requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive an approved medical or religious exemption.

To be considered as an applicant, please submit your resume/CV referencing the specific position of interest and position code to resumes@recludix.com. Applicants whose qualifications and experience most closely match the requirements of the position will be reviewed. Candidates will only be contacted for evaluative discussions.