Senior Research Scientist

Employment Type


Contract Type


Experience Required

Ph.D. or Master’s degree in a relevant field


Durham, North Carolina


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Position Overview:

Mizar Therapeutics is seeking experienced Imaging Specialists to join our dynamic team. Imaging Specialists play a crucial role in advancing our research and development efforts by utilizing expertise in single molecule fluorescence microscopy. We are seeking Imaging Specialists with exemplary skills in communication across cross-functional teams. This position is designed to be roughly 80% in-person and  20% remote work. Please consider applying if you thrive in community and collaboration with like-minded professionals.


  • Perform high-resolution imaging using single molecule fluorescence microscopy techniques.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and execute experiments related to drug discovery and development.

  • Optimize imaging protocols and troubleshoot technical issues.

  • Analyze and interpret imaging data, providing insights to guide research direction.

  • Maintain and calibrate imaging equipment.

  • Stay current with advancements in imaging technologies and contribute to their implementation within the organization.

  • Contribute to scientific publications and presentations.


  • Ph.D. or Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., Biophysics, Cell Biology, Biochemistry).

  • Extensive experience with single molecule fluorescence microscopy.

  • Proficiency in image analysis software (e.g., ImageJ, FIJI, MATLAB).

  • Creative and effective problem-solving skills.

  • Diligent attention to detail.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with a range of professionals.

  • Prior experience in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical research environment is preferred.


  • Opportunities for professional development.

  • Competitive compensation and benefits

  • Opportunity to contribute to groundbreaking research and improve global quality of life.

  • Culture that supports and encourages an evolved relationship to modern work. We prioritize all employees’ healthy balance with their lives and work.