Join us in our quest!

Mercy BioAnalytics is on a mission to improve and save the lives of people across the globe through the early detection of cancer, when it is most curable.

We’ve developed a process which uses nano-particles that are extraordinarily abundant in blood and carry information about their parent cell – known as extracellular vesicles, or EVs – to detect stage I cancer. We are seeking dedicated and passionate individuals to join us in realizing this vision.

Open Positions

New positions will be posted when available, please check frequently.

Research Associate

Work with the R&D team to implement our assay development workflow for new and existing cancer targets, and carry out immunoassay techniques.

Position Details

Mercy BioAnalytics, Inc. is an early-stage biotechnology company focused on reducing the mortality and morbidity associated with cancer through early detection. We are looking for a passionate individual to join our mission as part of the Research and Development team. You will work in a fast-paced laboratory environment to develop novel plasma-based assays to detect multiple cancer types. You will also help execute large clinical studies using banked and/or prospectively collected human plasma samples. Candidates for this position must enjoy working for a fast-paced, cutting-edge, startup company, demonstrate exemplary attention to detail, and exhibit a passion for contributing to our life-saving mission.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work with the R&D team to implement our assay development workflow for new and existing cancer targets
  • Perform established Mercy Halo assays during large-scale clinical studies
  • Help develop next-generation assays for additional cancer types
  • Carry out immunoassay techniques such as ELISA, flow cytometry, and western blot
  • Prepare bioconjugated reagents to supply ongoing programs
  • Provide general laboratory support
  • Deliver oral and written updates to the R&D team


  • B.S. or M.Sc. in biology, chemistry, chemical/biological engineering, or related field
  • 2-4 years of laboratory experience in a biotech/pharma setting
  • Experience with standard molecular biology techniques including sequencing and RNAseq, PCR, qPCR, immunoassays (such as ELISA), and gel electrophoresis
  • Experience with bioconjugation and protein purification techniques
  • Familiarity with automation and data analysis are a plus
  • A proven ability to troubleshoot technical and scientific issues as part of a team
  • Excellent attention to detail, strong documentation skills, and ability to communicate effectively (both written and verbal) is required

Ready To Make a Difference?

We are always looking for talented individuals who can contribute to our mission. If you’re passionate about detecting cancer when it’s most treatable and up for the challenge, contact us or send us your resume to

Join us!