Research Associate

Job Description:

Prosetta Biosciences has successfully produced highly potent compounds that display activity against multiple strains of many viral families including lead series of molecules that are effective antiviral agents as treatment therapies against human and animal viruses such as Influenza, HIV and HCV. We are seeking a qualified Research Associate (RA) to join our San Francisco molecular biology team. Extensive experience in molecular cloning, restriction enzyme analysis, various PCR techniques, primer design, DNA sequence analysis and expression of proteins in bacteria and mammalian cells, is expected. Basic bioinformatics knowledge and familiarity with DNA/Protein analysis tools and databases will be considered a plus.


  • B.S. degree in Molecular or Cell Biology.
  • 3+ years prior laboratory experience in molecular and cell biology techniques.
  • Demonstrable ability to carry out basic laboratory calculations.

How to apply:

 Email the following to

  • Brief letter describing your interest and qualifications
  • Resume
  • Contact information for a minimum of 3 references

About Prosetta Biosciences:

Prosetta Biosciences, Inc. is an 11-year old biotechnology company developing novel small-molecule therapeutics to viruses, neurodegenerative diseases and cancer. We are a 50+ people company with our main office/laboratory located near the 4th and King Caltrain station in San Francisco.

In addition to a competitive salary, Prosetta offers the following benefits to all full-time employees: incentive stock options; a generous paid time off plan; health, dental, long-term disability, accidental death + dismemberment, and life insurances.