Website Weatherwax Bio

We are seeking an exceptional Laboratory Operations Manager to join and support our Biology and Platform teams. In this position you will be closely involved in the support and development of our core OmniTAC precision drug discovery platform.

Your responsibilities will include general lab management duties, such as maintaining lab stocks, inventories and ordering and receiving supplies, as well as other organizational and operational tasks central to the growth of our company. In addition, you will perform biological research yourself in the medium-term, using cell culture-based phenotypic assays, as well as a wide range of molecular biology techniques.


BS, MS, or PhD in Biology or related Life Sciences field, with a minimum of 4 years (BS) or 2 years (MS) of experience in maintaining laboratory operations for a group of 10+ scientists.
Excellent attention to detail, exceptional organizational and problem-solving skills; strong written and interpersonal communication skills.
Proactive mindset towards identifying and solving potential issues to ensure seamless operations.
Experience with managing sample inventories, vendors, EH&S compliance, and lab safety.
Proficiency in:
Mammalian cell culture, passaging/seeding cells
Molecular cloning, CRISPR, PCR and other common biology techniques like western-blotting


Working knowledge of LIMS/database systems is highly desirable.
Transient/stable protein expression and characterization, immunoprecipitation assays.
Experience with HTS and phenotypic assay development.


Strong equity incentives. We are looking for candidates who will bring a strong sense of ownership to drive their project areas forward, and we believe that you deserve to be compensated accordingly.
Top tier medical, dental, and vision coverage + One Medical membership.
Reading budget! We will buy you books 🤓
Located in the MBC BioLabs Dogpatch site; an entrepreneurial hub full of the best scientists and operators the Bay Area has to offer. Our lab is a very short walk from the 22nd St Caltrain Station and a number of wonderful restaurants and cafés.

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