Postdoctoral Scientist

Rise Therapeutics is recruiting a postdoctoral scientist with a background in molecular biology, immunology, and/or microbial genetic research to work in our Rockville, Maryland laboratory. This candidate should have a strong interest in developing innovative new immunological therapies. Our Postdoctoral Scientist Program offers a unique opportunity for entrepreneurial minded scientists to develop the skills and experience necessary for a successful career in the biotechnology industry. The Postdoctoral Scientist will lead research programs and product development strategies to generate pre-clinical validation datasets to support drug development programs.

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced degree (PhD and/or MD) in the life sciences
  • Background in molecular biology, immunology, and/or microbial genetic research
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to contribute in a fast-paced, highly dynamic environment
  • Strong sense of responsibility for deadlines and data accuracy
  • Ability to deliver results in a highly independent environment
  • Rigor and attention to detail in all aspects of science
  • Ability to exercise discretion when handling confidential or sensitive information
  • Comfort with collaboration in a team-based environment


  • Develop new therapies to treat autoimmunity, infection, and cancer
  • Gain experience working in biotech
  • Mentorship from seasoned entrepreneurs and business executives
  • Ability to patent discoveries and better understand intellectual property management
  • Opportunities to publish and attend/present at scientific meetings
  • Expand relationships/connections with leading academic innovators and global biotechnology/pharmaceutical partners

How to Apply

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About Rise Therapeutics
Rise Therapeutics is a product focused company developing targeted immunological-based biologics using a unique and proprietary oral delivery platform. Rise leverages its target discovery expertise to understand microbiome gut biology as it relates to regulation of immune function. In turn, we then utilize these microbiome discoveries to identify new immune regulatory pathways and develop unique, first-in-class immune modulatory drugs for the treatment of autoimmunity, infection, and cancer. For more information, please visit our website at