Research Associate - Biology

Translucence is leading the revolution in histology from thin tissue sections to whole organ 3D visualization. We are a rapidly growing research-focused biotech. We are looking for a Research Associates to work within our Biology group to help develop state-of-the-art next-generation histology assays and serve our clients. The selected candidate will report directly to the scientific leadership team and work with a diverse group of researchers across multiple disciplines. Strong organizational and communication skills will be critical for success in the role. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter; eager and capable of working in a rapidly evolving work environment. Willingness to take on new challenges is critical. If you are interested in developing state-of-the-art assays, enjoy creating new tools, and would like to work in a team-oriented environment, please apply.

Desired Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelors in Neuroscience, Biology, Biochemistry, etc.
  • 2-3 years extensive Laboratory research experience, ideally in biotech
  • Immunostaining experience (tissue clearing experience is ideal)
  • Microscopy experience, ideally with light sheet microscopes
  • Experience with image analysis
  • Computational skills, including experience with Python
  • Familiarity with project management software
  • Proven ability to operate in a collaborative team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


  • Design, perform, analyze, and rigorously document experiments
  • Perform tissue clearing experiments
  • Image cleared tissues on a light sheet microscope
  • Analyze 3D images using machine learning-enabled software tools
  • Work with computer scientists to develop and test new data processing routines
  • Present data internally and to clients and collaborators
  • Administrative tasks such as placing orders and managing inventory

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume

We will contact you shortly to discuss further details