Learn more about the position below. To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to careers@hexagonbio.com.

Research Associate / Senior Research Associate

The Research Associate (RA) will be introduced to all aspects of Hexagon Bio’s development platforms. You will apply scientific principles and training to facilitate and perform experiments and data analysis with minimal supervision. Knowledge of molecular biology is required and organic chemistry experience is desired.

The ideal candidate should be a self-starter who will troubleshoot issues, identify solutions and propose new studies based on findings to further the project needs. You will provide technical support to the senior scientific staff as well as designing and performing experiments for which you will have ownership of the work stream from design and execution of experiments to data analysis and maintenance. Data will be presented to the team and the RA is expected to be a key contributor to the discussion.


  • Strong scientific curiosity and passion for drug development
  • B.S. or M.S. in biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, chemistry or related field
  • 2+ years laboratory experience
  • Experience in molecular biology techniques such as PCR, Gibson assembly, and plasmid DNA isolation and purification
  • Broad technical proficiency
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, start-up environment
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to careers@hexagonbio.com.

Hexagon Bio

1505 Adams Drive, Suite A
Menlo Park, CA 94025