Associate Scientist/ Scientist

NovaRock Biotherapeutics is a dynamic start-up company dedicated to the discovery, development, and commercialization of potentially transformative therapeutics to treat cancer, autoimmune and other diseases. We offer a technologically and scientifically rigorous environment with all the fun and passion that a start-up provides, plus a competitive compensation package including excellent benefits.


We seek a highly motivated and energetic Associate Scientist with a strong scientific background and hands-on lab experience to join our antibody discovery team at the central New Jersey site.



  • Implement and execute biochemical and cellular functional assays
  • Isolate, differentiate and expand primary immune cells from human blood
  • Transient transfection and stable cell clone development
  • Participate in developing translational cellular and/or in vivo models for drug mechanism of action studies
  • Documents experiments, results, and findings in laboratory notebook; present work at group meetings; drafts SOPs and prepares research reports.
  • Maintains instruments, troubleshoots problems, and orders/maintain supplies



  • BS or MS in cell biology, immunology, pharmacology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or genetics with 0-3 years of hands-on lab experience
  • Experience with in vitro biochemical and cell-based assays
  • Experience in GraphPad Prism, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent bench skills a must
  • Ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative and fast-paced research environment.
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