Research Associate I/II / Senior Research Associate I/II, In Vivo Pharmacology

March 2024



Department: Biology                                                                                                                     Job Code:  13


Work Location:

Corporate Headquarters (South San Francisco)


About Soleil Labs: Based in South San Francisco, Soleil Labs is a biotechnology company devoted to the discovery of originator biopharmaceutical medicines across a range of therapeutic areas.  Uniquely integrated with the dedicated TCG Labs venture fund, we are building Soleil Labs with a single goal in mind:  the time- and resource-efficient translation of compelling scientific insights into promising therapies.  This distinctive environment offers drug hunters an unparalleled opportunity to become essential members of a collaborative and fast-paced team enduringly positioned for the discovery of exciting new therapeutic candidates.


About the Position: Soleil Labs is looking for a top-notch in vivo research associate to join our team. This energetic researcher will use their understanding of disease biology, and rigorous technical expertise in rodent pharmacology to help drive our target validation and drug discovery efforts. A successful candidate will be a hands-on researcher, capable of designing and executing in vivo studies in tight collaboration with our research team. As a key contributor in the team, this candidate would be expected to make important contributions in their role at the bench, advancing our ambitious and robust pipeline of drug programs.



  • Contribute to in vivo efforts for drug discovery across a range of therapeutic areas including immunology and oncology
  • Design and execute in vivo studies and ex-vivo analyses that will drive decision-making and prioritization
  • Work with scientists and research associates in a fast-paced environment, actively prioritize efforts to align with organizational priorities and be flexible to the needs of the team
  • Engage with scientific literature to understand our therapeutic hypothesis and collaboratively design drug discovery plans
  • Contribute to execution of studies as a key member of the biology research team



  • BS or MS in biological sciences with 1-10 years of industry experience
  • Hands-on scientific researcher who recognizes the importance of high quality studies and program prioritization
  • Technical expertise in rodent model development and required in vivo pharmacology techniques
  • Strong ability to interpret data in the context of the program
  • Collaborative, communicative, and flexible; eager to do whatever is needed to help the team succeed
  • Unwavering integrity, accountability, transparency and respect
  • Deep passion for bringing novel therapeutics to patients as quickly as possible


EEO Statement

Soleil Labs, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against qualified applicants based upon any protected group status, including but not limited to race, religion, color, creed, sex (including breastfeeding and related conditions), gender identity/gender expression, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or medical condition as defined by applicable equal opportunity laws. Any request for accommodation can be directed to 


Benefits and Compensation 

Soleil Labs provides a competitive benefits package that includes access to Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), 401k plan and PTO.


The anticipated salary range for fully qualified candidates applying for this role will be $56,000 – $156,250 annually (not including discretionary bonus, equity, and benefits). The final salary offered will be dependent on several factors that include but are not limited to relevant previous experience including duration and type of experience within the industry, education, and internal equity.


Staffing Agencies

TCG Labs-Soleil does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or firm that doesn’t have a signed agreement with TCG Labs-Soleil. Please do not send agency CVs/resumes through TCG Labs-Soleil website or TCG Labs-Soleil Employees.  Inquiries must be sent to with the Subject Heading:  Staffing Agency Request.