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Research Scientist
Ora Biomedical, Inc.

Application Open: February 1, 2024

Application Close: March 1, 2024

Job Title: Research Scientist

Company: Ora Biomedical, Inc.

Location: Tukwila, WA

Job Type: Full-time

About Us: Ora Biomedical, Inc. is a longevity biotechnology company dedicated to revolutionizing healthy lifespan by targeting aging. Located in South Seattle, we use robotics and AI to perform large-scale, high-throughput longevity drug discovery and development. We are passionate, hard-working biomedical researchers and are looking for a motivated Research Scientist to join our dynamic team as we discover revolutionary longevity interventions that broadly fight chronic illness and maximize healthy life.

Job Description: As a Research Scientist at Ora Biomedical, Inc., you will play a pivotal role in our research and development projects. You will be at the heart of groundbreaking discoveries and work with a team of passionate scientists and researchers. This position offers an exciting opportunity for individuals who thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and are eager to make a significant impact in the longevity biotechnology field.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Director of Invertebrate Research by designing and executing experiments using the WormBot-AI robotics platform.
  • Analyze experimental data and contribute to the strategic direction of research projects.
  • Stay informed of the scientific literature and emerging technologies relevant to our research areas.
  • Lead drafting of research publications and contribute to patent applications and grant proposals.
  • Mentor and provide guidance to junior team members.
  • Maintain a safe and organized laboratory environment, adhering to safety protocols.
  • Adapt to evolving project priorities and timelines in a dynamic startup atmosphere.

Required Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (master’s or PhD) in a relevant scientific field (e.g., Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Biotechnology, or related).
  • Demonstrated experience in experimental design, data analysis, and scientific research utilizing C. elegans.
  • Proficiency in R, Matlab, Python or similar scientific software.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and a creative approach to scientific challenges.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and effectively manage multiple tasks.
  • Enthusiasm for science and a passion for translating scientific breakthroughs into practical applications.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with Linux based operating systems.
  • Proficiency in a wide range of molecular biology techniques.
  • Mammalian research experience, evidenced by research publications.
  • Experience writing successful grant applications.

Benefits:

  • Robust employee equity options.
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance plans.
  • Retirement savings plan (401k).
  • Opportunity to lead groundbreaking research with a dedicated and passionate team.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Collaborative and innovative startup culture.
  • Paid time off and holidays.

How to Apply Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and a cover letter detailing their interest in the position to [email protected]. Please include "Research Scientist Application" in the subject line of your email.

Ora Biomedical, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are growing an inclusive community that values and celebrates the rich diversity that is the Human experience. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Join our team and help us change the World through longevity therapeutics!

 


Faculty Positions in Aging Research
BUMC Center for Aging Research (BUMC-CAR)
Boston University Chobanian &
Avedisian School of Medicine Department of Dermatology

The Department of Dermatology at Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine is seeking applications for up to two full-time faculty appointments at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to build an interdisciplinary research program in the new BUMC Center for Aging Research (BUMC-CAR).

Successful candidates will be expected to establish an independent, externally-funded research program in the biology of aging and/or skin health. Candidates should demonstrate a track record in basic / translational research related to aging or skin diseases. Special attention will be given to a focus on systems biology of aging, genetic/genomic studies of longevity and healthspan, biomarkers of aging as well as cancer biology, stem cell biology, wound healing and tissue regeneration as it relates to skin disease.

Candidates should possess Ph.D., M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree(s). Applications from women and under-represented minority candidates are strongly encouraged. Preference will be given to candidates who already possess NIH or equivalent grant funding for their research program.

Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, a 2-3 page summary of the candidate’s current and proposed research program, and letters of recommendation from three senior references who are familiar with their work and accomplishments. Review of applications will commence on March 1, 2024 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Specific inquiries should be directed to Vyacheslav (Slava) Labunskyy, Ph.D., Co-Director BUMC Center for Aging Research by e-mail to [email protected].

Please submit application materials to:
Rhoda M. Alani, MD
Herbert Mescon Endowed Professor and Chair | Dermatologist-in-Chief
Department of Dermatology
Boston University School of Medicine
609 Albany Street, J-507
Boston, MA 02118-2515
Attn: Jacy London Email: [email protected]

 


Postdoctoral Positions
Brown University Center on the Biology of Aging (BoA) 

The Brown University Center on the Biology of Aging (BoA) announces the availability of multiple postdoctoral positions. Our research portfolio encompasses the hallmarks of aging, including epigenetics, genomic instability, cellular senescence, mitochondria, nutrient sensing, dysbiosis, stem cells, neurodegeneration, and inflammation. A list of participating investigators and detailed descriptions of faculty research programs can be found on our website ([https://aging.brown.edu/research/faculty). The BoA and its associated training grant program in the Biology of Aging strive to provide a stimulating and rigorous environment for postdoctoral training in the molecular biology of aging, including 1) a full day annual symposium featuring aging researchers from around the world; 2) a monthly Biology of Aging Seminar Series; 3) the Providence Area Aging Research Forum (PAARF) for trainees that focuses on unpublished research in progress; 4) an annual Center Retreat to network and promote collaborations across Brown, and 5) a variety of mentoring, teaching, and career development opportunities.

The BoA has a strong track record of excellence in applying research on the basic biology of aging to the development of modern therapies. The successful applicant will work at this interface and will be engaged in molecular aging research aiming to connect mechanistic insights in model systems and organisms with human physiology and age-related diseases, using approaches that integrate experimental genetics, biochemistry, cell biology and physiology, complemented by omics and computational analysis or mathematical modeling.

Qualifications include:

  • PhD and/or MD degree (requirements for a doctoral degree must be completed before start of the position.)
  • Research experience in molecular biology or related fields such as genetics, biochemistry, cell biology, physiology or computational biology that can applied to the BoA research portfolio
  • A published record of research accomplishment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

These positions will provide competitive salaries and benefits, including health coverage. Positions funded by our NIH T32 training grant will require US citizenship/permanent residency, while positions funded by faculty research funds are open to international applicants. All positions will enjoy the full range of benefits of BoA affiliation.

All applicants should apply via Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/139408) by April 1, 2024. Applications will be reviewed by a standing BoA search committee. Complete applications should include a cover letter, full CV, statement of research interests and career goals, and three letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation should be requested by the applicants but should be uploaded by the recommenders confidentially to the Interfolio portal. Candidates are encouraged to contact individual BoA faculty in advance to explore common research interests, in which case this should be mentioned in the cover letter.

As an EEO/AA employer, Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age,national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.

The Brown University Center on the Biology of Aging is committed to centering efforts towards diversity, equity and inclusion in our teaching, mentoring and research. This is grounded in our knowledge that the best science requires an inclusive environment, and that long-standing biases exist in STEM that negatively impact members of our community and science as a whole. Thus, we strive to be a community in which a diverse set of thoughts, perspectives and experiences are valued.

 


Director, Division of Aging Biology Office of the Director
National Institute on Aging (NIA) National Institutes of Health
Department of Health and Human Services

The National Institute on Aging is seeking an innovative leader to serve as Director of its extramural Division of Aging Biology (DAB). The position is in the Office of the Director (OD), National Institute on Aging (NIA), located in Bethesda, MD and reports directly to the NIA Director.

Over the last two decades research on the biological mechanisms of aging has expanded exponentially. It is now widely acknowledged that the mechanisms of aging determine the quality of health and function, as well as contribute to the pathogenesis and modulation the progression of most chronic diseases. A greater understanding of the aging process is a fundamental step toward identifying new preventive and therapeutic strategies that can improve the human life span and reduce the burden of age-related chronic diseases, with large benefits to individuals and society.

The DAB has a fundamental role in the accomplishment of this goal with a focus on advancing research on aging by providing funding support to academic institutions across the United States through grants and programs to enable research that investigates the basic biology of aging at the molecular, cellular, and organismal levels in a variety of model systems. Through its multitude of diverse funding programs, DAB supports and ensures continuity and stability in ongoing lines of basic aging research while encouraging and facilitating the emergence of new ideas, concepts, technologies, and novel organizational models for aging research. The DAB portfolio is exceptionally broad, covering all research fields of basic aging biology, including fundamental genetic, molecular, and cellular mechanisms of aging, the study of aging in different model systems including comparative studies, search for mechanisms of longevity, and the testing of behavioral and pharmacological treatments in model systems for improvement of health-span and lifespan. Because of the strong translational nature of the topic addressed, the work of DAB is strongly connected with the research conducted by other components of NIA, as well as other NIH institutes and academic institutions with many opportunities for collaborative projects and cross-fertilization of different areas of biological, behavioral, and medical research. These goals of the DAB are implemented through extramural grants, cooperative agreements, collaborative projects, contracts, and other activities. Additional information regarding the DAB is available at the following website: https://www.nia.nih.gov/research/dab.

The Division Director serves as the scientific and administrative leader of the DAB and provides scientific expertise and strategic vision for the DAB portfolio, including identification of emerging new directions for basic aging research, support of novel technologies, and development of collaborative programs with other NIA extramural divisions, the NIA Intramural Research Program, and other NIH Institutes. The Division Director oversees all administrative operations of the DAB and has responsibility for: (1) scientific planning and strategy, (2) operational administration of the division; (3) oversight of all the division’s grants and cooperative agreement research activities; (4) budget management; and (5) working with and advising NIA senior leadership on the development and implementation of long-range strategic, scientific, facility and business plans for the division. The Division Director oversees approximately 34 scientific and administrative staff and an operating budget of $960,000 (not including personnel costs) and an extramural research portfolio of approximately $400 million.

Position Requirements: The successful candidate must have an M.D. and/or Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline and have extensive training and experience in research on the biology of aging or other related disciplines. The successful candidate will have experience in collaborative research as documented in publications and more generally will have a history of publications that reflect experience in the requirements of the position. In addition, the candidate must have demonstrated administrative skills in supervising scientific and administrative staff, in overseeing complex research programs, and in collaborating and enhancing partnerships in the aging research community. The candidate should also have exceptional leadership skills, including experience in developing strategic goals, working collaboratively across disciplines, budgetary planning and management, and managing human resources. Experience as an NIH grant administrator is not required. A successful candidate will also have demonstrated experience leading people while navigating change and must have a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility. Eligible candidates who are also active researchers may establish a small laboratory research program in the NIA IRP.

Salary/Benefits: This position will be filled under a Title 42 excepted service appointment. Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with the experience of the candidate. A recruitment or relocation bonus may be available, and relocation expenses may be paid. A full package of federal Civil Service benefits is available including: retirement, health and life insurance, long term care insurance, leave, and a Thrift Savings Plan (401K equivalent). The successful candidate may be subject to a background investigation and public financial disclosure requirements. All employees of the Federal Government are subject to the conflict-of- interest statutes and regulations, including Standards of Ethical Conduct. US Citizenship is not required.

How to Apply: Please send a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, bibliography, a vision statement a statement that addresses the specific qualification requirements listed above and a statement on diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (please limit statements to two pages each) to [email protected] NIA will begin accepting applications on and plans to have the position open for 60 days or until filled.

You may contact [email protected] with questions and for more information about this vacancy.

DHHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers

The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.

Announcement Link: https://www.nia.nih.gov/news/now-hiring-join-nia-director-division-aging-biology

 


Geroscience
Assistant or Associate Full Professor

The Division of Geriatrics, Gerontology, and Palliative Care at the University of California, San Diego, Department of Medicine (http://med.ucsd.edu/) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body is actively recruiting academic faculty positions in Geriatrics and Palliative Care is seeking candidates for a tenured faculty position, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.
 
The focus of this search is Geroscience, a field that seeks to understand biological mechanisms of aging to develop strategies that can delay the onset of multiple, rather than individual, age-related chronic diseases and conditions. New insights into the biological underpinnings of aging have tremendous potential to impact the development of promising prognostic tools and treatments for age-related conditions. These opportunities require interdisciplinary teams with complementary expertise in translational research, clinical trials, and human cohort studies. Successful candidates will be expected to establish a vigorous program of high-quality externally funded research. Specific focus areas include, but are not limited to: multi-omics, bioinformatics, epigenetics, and biodemography.
 
The Department of Medicine is a leading center for clinical care, research, and teaching. We are dedicated to translating laboratory discoveries into better methods to detect, prevent, and treat disease. As part of a research-intensive academic medical center, we offer training programs in both general internal medicine and subspecialties in an inclusive, rich educational environment. With nearly 500 full-time faculty members and over 100 academic researchers, the Department of Medicine is the largest of the distinguished departments in the UC San Diego School of Medicine. Our Geriatrics program was ranked 13th out of more than 1,500 national programs in the 2020-2021 U.S. News & World Report. Partnerships with research groups across the UCSD campus and with local research Institutes further strengthen the Division’s research program.
 
The successful candidate will be expected to build and maintain a high-quality, extramurally funded research program, provide service to the University and broader academic community at a level commensurate with their career stage, and contribute to a collegial and collaborative academic environment with a focus on the promotion of justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion. The successful candidate will contribute to the division journal club and in the division Grand Rounds, teaching other seminar series, and will also mentor trainees/postdocs, helping to shape and expand the University's commitment to diversity initiatives.
 
Candidates must have a PhD or MD/PhD with an emphasis relevant to Gerontology and/or Geroscience. Candidates must have at least two years of postdoctoral experience in Geroscience and have a track record of research excellence.
 
Candidates with experience in collaborative geroscience research focused on older adults are preferred. Candidates with experience creating, participating in, and/or contributing to equity and inclusion programs that increase access and success of underrepresented students and faculty in the sciences are preferred. Candidates with expertise in establishing clinical studies and utilizing biorepositories and clinical data to understand the genetic, molecular, and cellular mechanisms that underlie common chronic conditions and diseases affecting older adults are preferred
 
Assistant Professor - (Tenure-track): Apply to https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03815
 
Associate or Full Professor - (Tenured): Apply to https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03816
 
The appointment at the Associate Professor level will be based on the candidate’s background and experience. Series will include 50% Ladder Rank / 50% In-Residence with secured extramural funding or 100% Ladder Rank.
 
A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
 
As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities, and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited. Additional information can be found here: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-671.pdf
 
The posted UC Salary scales set the minimum pay at the appointment as determined by appointment type and if applicable, rank and/or step. The base pay range for this position is $100,000 - $180,000. Salary is negotiated annually. Additional compensation may be available if the position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan. UC Salary information can be found here: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/2023-24-academic-salary-scales.html.
 
As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.
 
The University of California prohibits smoking and tobacco use at all University controlled properties.
 
The UC San Diego Annual Security & Fire Safety Report is available online at: https://www.police.ucsd.edu/docs/annualclery.pdf. This report provides crime and fire statistics, as well as institutional policy statement & procedures. Contact the UC San Diego Police Department at (858) 534-4361 if you want to obtain paper copies of this report.
 
The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

 


Director for the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center

The University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks a Director for the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center (WNPRC).  The mission of the WNPRC is to increase our understanding of basic primate biology and to improve human and animal health and quality of life through research. The WNPRC is one of a network of eight unique national facilities for nonhuman primate research funded through the Office of the Director (OD) and the Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Key areas of research supported by the Center include, but are not limited to, Infectious Disease, Neuroscience, Reproductive and Regenerative Medicine, and Energy Metabolism and Chronic Disease. The Director will provide dynamic scientific leadership and administrative oversight of the Center's ongoing scientific programs and diverse research resources for the UW-Madison and the national scientific community.  

Ph.D. or other advanced degree in the biomedical sciences field is required. Candidate must be eligible for tenure at the University of Wisconsin-Madison at the full professor level. The Director will have a concurrent faculty appointment in an appropriate academic department. Please see full position listing and application instructions at: https://go.wisc.edu/9kuc3m or contact Kelly Marks at [email protected].