Peloton: Research Associate (Biochemistry/Assay design)

Job Title: Research Associate (Biochemistry/Assay design)

Position Code: 400170417

Location: Peloton Therapeutics, Inc.; Dallas, TX

Education: BS or MS in biology, biochemistry, or a related discipline

Career Level: 4+ years (BS) or 2+ years (MS)

Date Needed By: Immediate

Job Type: Full-time/Exempt

Travel: Less than 10 percent


Peloton Therapeutics:

Peloton is dedicated to developing first-in-class, highly effective medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases by leveraging great science, talented employees, and productive collaborations.

A career at Peloton is more than just a job; it is a place to grow as both an individual and a professional while translating scientific discoveries into promising medicines for patients afflicted with cancer and other formidable diseases. We are seeking high-caliber individuals to join our growing team and contribute to our culture of collaboration, innovation, excellence, and shared sense of purpose. If you are passionate about improving patient outcomes, are driven to be the best at what you do, and are ready to make a positive impact, we invite you to apply to join our team. We offer an attractive compensation package including company ownership, competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and the opportunity to be part of a dynamic biotech environment.

Job Description:

Peloton is currently seeking a highly motived, team-oriented candidate for the position of Research Associate, Biochemistry. This is an exciting opportunity to support core drug discovery activities for the development of novel small molecule cancer therapeutics and contribute significantly to the growth of an emerging, well-positioned biotechnology company. Major responsibilities will include developing and implementing biochemical and cell-based assays to support lead optimization, and elucidating mechanism of action of drug candidates.

Job Requirements:

This position requires a BS in biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, or related field. The successful candidate will have hands-on experience in designing and performing enzymatic and binding assays.  Familiarity with fundamentals of enzyme kinetics is essential. Experience in mammalian cell culture is also highly desirable. Strong written/verbal communication skills are essential as is the ability to work with minimal supervision within a supportive team environment.

Hires Needed:                     1

Wage Amount:                    Based on Experience

Company Contact:    

Peloton Therapeutics, Inc. is an oncology drug discovery and development company focused on advancing first-in-class small molecule therapies that provide patients suffering from life-threatening diseases with new therapeutic options. The company is driving forward multiple oncology programs targeting unexploited molecular vulnerabilities including adaptive processes that are induced in the tumor microenvironment by hypoxia, nutrient stress, and that result in evasion of anti-tumor immune responses.