Research Associate

Nanoformulations · San Diego, California
Department Nanoformulations
Employment Type Full-Time
Compensation DOE+Benefits+Options



Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. is a fast growing, clinical stage, antibody-centric, biopharmaceutical company developing new therapies to turn malignant cancers into manageable and possibly curable diseases. Sorrento's multimodal multipronged approach to fighting cancer is made possible by its' extensive immuno-oncology platforms, including key assets such as fully human antibodies ("G-MAB™ library"), clinical stage immuno-cellular therapies ("CAR-T"), intracellular targeting antibodies ("iTAbs"), antibody-drug conjugates ("ADC"), and clinical stage oncolytic virus ("Sephrevir®").


We attract smart people who play well with others. We're small enough for your ideas to make a big impact, and large enough to offer you opportunities to grow professionally at any stage of your career.


If you’re a quick learner, enjoy working in the biotech industry, and share our mission of providing ground-breaking impact to medicine, each other, and our patients, Sorrento Therapeutics is the place for you!




We are currently seeking a Research Associate for the Nanoformulations group. This individual will play a critical role in supporting experiments to identify and evaluate molecules for nanoparticle formulation and drug delivery. They will be responsible for performing routine laboratory analysis and maintenance.




  • Perform routine analysis of producting formulation using chromatographic spectrophotometric and standard wet chemistry techiques.
  • Follow SOPs, policies and regulations and performing routine lab equipment maintainance.
  • Work independently and having enthusiasm to learn new skills.
  • Maintain good and timely documentation of experiments.
  • All other tasks and duties assigned as perceived and agreed upon by management.




  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biochemistry, nanotechnology, or related discipline, no industry experience required.
  • Detail oriented, highly organized and demonstrating initiative and follow-through in problem solving.
  • Strong interpersonal skills that allow productive interactions across departments.




  • Support scientists who are on the leading edge of immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer.
  • Earn a competitive salary that allows you to focus your attention on your passion.
  • A comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, matching 401k, 10 paid holidays, and three-weeks’ PTO, plus stock options.



If this sounds like the right career to fit your personality and interests, please apply, we’re looking forward to meeting you!


Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.


Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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