Who we are:
Calico is a research and development company whose mission is to harness advanced technologies to increase our understanding of the biology that controls lifespan. We will use that knowledge to devise interventions that enable people to lead longer and healthier lives. Executing on this mission will require an unprecedented level of interdisciplinary effort and a long-term focus for which funding is already in place.
Calico is inviting applications from biologists who are excited to work within a scientific team focused on the discovery and validation of novel candidate targets for oncology drug discovery.
A Ph.D. degree in biology, cell biology, molecular biology, genetics or biochemistry, plus a completed postdoc or 3+ years of work experience. The ideal candidate will also have a track record of strong research productivity in cancer research, including impactful scientific publications. Requisite skills include significant prior experience with mammalian cell culture, protein biochemistry, cell biology and molecular biology. Prior experience in signal transduction and mechanism of action elucidation is also necessary. Skills in chemical biology, bioinformatics or mouse modeling would be beneficial skills for this position. You need to be an enthusiastic team player, thrive on attention to detail and have excellent verbal/written communication skills.