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Senior Scientist II

Biology

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Brightseed

Brightseed

51-200 employees

AI-driven discovery of bioactive compounds

AI & Machine Learning

Compensation Overview

$160k - $185kAnnually

Expert

San Bruno, CA, USA

Category
Computational Biology
Biology Lab & Research
Biology & Biotech
Requirements
  • PhD in cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or related biological field
  • 6-8+ years related industry experience for PhD holders, or 10+ years related industry experience for MS holders
  • Experience in small molecule screening strategies
  • Strong experience in cell-based assay development and mechanistic target biology research
  • Background in developing, optimizing, and troubleshooting biochemical assays
  • Experience in operating analytical systems like MSD, liquid handler, automation system, plate readers, and FLIPR
  • Leadership in cross-functional collaborations and program management
  • Ability to provide analytical and process design skills
  • Proficiency in leading research from discovery to early development stages
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Management experience is valued
Responsibilities
  • Develop, source, and implement high-throughput screening biological assays
  • Conduct and analyze in vitro experiments to characterize biological activity
  • Oversee and build upon molecular biological capabilities
  • Build strong working relationships across teams
  • Provide scientific mentorship to the Biology team
  • Meet program/project deliverables on time and within budget

Brightseed employs its proprietary A.I. platform, Forager®, to expedite the identification of bioactive compounds in nature, pinpointing their specific health benefits. This technological foresight not only accelerates discovery timelines from years to months but also partners with varied organizations to enhance health-oriented consumer products. The firm’s dedicated approach to leveraging AI for health advancements makes it a compelling workplace for professionals keen on making impactful contributions in bioactive research and consumer health advancements.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$120.8M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2017

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

-16%

2 year growth

10%

Benefits

Hybrid work flexibility

Medical, dental, & vision

Unlimited PTO

Life insurance

EAP

401(k) plan

Mental health platform

Employee discounts

Cell phone & commuter costs

Parental leave