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Business Analyst at System1 Biosciences
San Francisco, CA, US

System1 Biosciences is revolutionizing drug discovery for brain disorders by combining biotechnology, neuroscience, robotics, and machine learning techniques. We employ AI-driven phenotypic screening to discover novel drugs for complex neurological and psychiatric disorders such as epilepsy, autism, and schizophrenia.

This role in our Business Operations team will support our VP of Operations and our Director of Business Development in a variety of internal and external business activities, including:

  • Creating decks and communication for external meetings and presentations
  • Project management and progress reporting for technical teams
  • Developing and maintaining monthly spending reports and financial tracking
  • Researching and understanding markets and potential partners for our programs
  • Interacting with external partners for sample management
  • Supporting strategic projects and initiatives

Candidates must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or quantitative field, e.g., engineering, science, economics, math
  • 1-3 years of work experience, ideally in project management, business operations, finance, or management consulting related to biotech or healthcare
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly, work independently, prioritize activities, and meet deadlines
  • Able to work and thrive in rapidly changing scenarios
  • Initiative, curiosity, a bias for action, and a problem-solving attitude
  • High personal standards of reliability and a track record of driving projects to completion
  • The ability to work full-time hours in our San Francisco office

The work we do needs diverse perspectives and a variety of skills and approaches. Our ideal candidate will have some of the following:

  • Experience in project management of technical projects
  • Experience in financial modeling of operations
  • Education in neuroscience or biology
  • Demonstrated proficiency in presenting technical data clearly and with context
  • Experience in a fast-paced startup environment 

We offer competitive salaries, benefits, and opportunities for professional growth in an intellectually stimulating and fast-paced environment. These include medical/dental/vision coverage, 401(k) and FSA plans, a flexible vacation policy, paid parental leave, and support for relevant training.

About System1 Biosciences:

System1 Biosciences is a San Francisco-based neurotherapeutics company founded by professors from Columbia University and UCSF, along with experienced technologists, with the support of a wide range of investors and partners. Current drug discovery techniques have proven least successful for complex neurological and psychiatric diseases, and our team combines cerebral organoid science, systems neuroscience, robotic automation, and advanced data analytics to characterize these diseases in ways never before achievable. Our team is dedicated to finding better treatments and reducing the impact of neurological and psychiatric disease for patients and their families.

System1 Biosciences is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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