Laboratory Associate Position

Founded in 2013, Rincon Bio is a pre-clinical CRO focusing on in vivo cancer efficacy studies, both allogeneic (human cell models) and syngeneic (immunotherapy models).  Our clients range from university PIs to mid-size pharmaceutical companies.  Rincon Bio is a US-based organization, born from a desire to simplify the process of running cancer efficacy studies, and to provide domestic quality at competitive prices.

The Laboratory Associate is a full-time position that carries out in vivo efficacy studies, specifically tumor models (xenografts and syngeneic studies), under the oversight of a Project Manager or Scientific Director.  

Job duties include: 

  • Culturing cancer cells

  • Handling laboratory mice and rats; general animal husbandry

  • Implanting cells in mice

  • Dosing mice with test compounds

  • Weighing and measuring mice 

  • Documenting tumor model data and study findings

  • Writing study reports 

  • General lab and vivarium duties

  • Understanding scientific rationale for studies and study design

Requirements/Qualifications: 

  • BS Degree in a life science or biochemistry

  • Some Part- or Full-Time research laboratory experience required, but previous experience specifically with lab animals or cancer models is not required - Rincon Bio is willing to train the applicant 

  • Attention to detail is extremely important, and ability to handle some repetitive tasks

  • Interest in cancer drug discovery, and a desire to learn about and be part of cutting edge scientific discovery

Compensation: 

  • Competitive salary

  • Participation in Health, Dental, and Vision plans

  • Participation in retirement plan, with company matching options

  • Paid holidays and vacation 

  • Weekly work-paid lunches

Desired start date: Summer 2022

Location: Currently, Rincon Bio is located in Murray, UT. However, the company will be moving to south Draper/Bluffdale UT area

The work at Rincon Bio can be fast-paced, but the team enjoys having fun along the way.  Our corporate values are: 

  • Ambition - grow your job, your career, and your company

  • Quality and Accountability - we perform high-quality research for our clients, which is rooted in small decisions made in the lab

  • Fun & Humor - you are allowed to have fun at work. Don’t take yourself too seriously, you are among friends

If interested, please contact: marc@rinconbio.com.  Please include short- and medium-term career/education plans.