BTS Research a well-established, diverse, stable yet growing CRO in beautiful San Diego is seeking a highly motivated, detail orientated, well organized, and skilled Research Scientist who loves overcoming challenges, enjoys creating and maintaining positive team relationships and shares our passion for innovation, quality work and producing results that will continue to lead BTS to the next level.


  • Cell culture.
  • Cell based assays: ADCC, chemotaxis, T cell proliferation, phagocytosis, oxidative burst, cytokine production, cell cytotoxicity assay.
  • Western blot, Flow cytometry.
  • Isolation of T cells, neutrophils, monocytes from whole blood.
  • Dedicated and able to successfully work in a fast-paced environment performing research efficiently and effectively to expedite contracted research studies and in-house drug discovery projects.
  • Capable of supervision of associates and good team player.
  • Good record keeping and attention to detail essential.
  • Must be proficient with computers and software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Good communication and presentation skills; Good organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Present and interpret study data in meetings, as well as in written documents and reports.
  • Contribute to and initiate scientific ideas in line with corporate and program goals.
  • Maintain close communication with the program leaders so as to adhere to program goals and time schedules.
  • Must be flexible and open to new tasks and challenges
  • Must efficiently manage own time to complete laboratory work and associated paperwork.
  • Understanding of experimental design and skills; statistical programs are a plus.
  • Sound reasoning ability to prioritize, act and effectively work with other departments.
  • Able to multi-task and execute with precise attention to detail.
  • Good record keeping and attention to detail essential.
  • Must be proficient with computers and software such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills are a must; Good organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Most importantly we seek individuals who exemplify our BTS Team values:
    • Integrity
    • Teamwork
    • Accountability
    • Honest Communication

BS, MS or Ph.D in immunology, cell biology, biochemistry, and related biological sciences with 3-5 years of biotech, or pharmaceutical experience. The ideal candidate should have a BS in the life sciences experience.
Lab Tech II must have a minimum of three year experience, and Lab Tech III.

A great working culture that genuinely cares and wants to see you grow, and whose leaders are continually sharing their knowledge and experience. We encourage growth, and present a great career path for the earnest and capable, without the limitations found in other places. Our team takes pride in being a reliable service provider, and continually seeks opportunities to grow in quality and efficiency in areas we serve — Come grow with us!

  • Full time position with a competitive base salary.
  • Great benefit package after successful completion of 90-day probationary period.
    • Health & Dental
    • 401K
    • Paid Time-Off
  • Above all a positive supportive company environment.
  • Must be eligible for work in the United States of America.

To join our team as a contributing member of our research programs targeted for discovery through IND send your Resume WITH Cover Letter, Salary History & Requirements, AND three (3) professional references (in Word or PDF format) to