Cuprous Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Cuprous Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CPI; ) is a Vancouver-based start-up company that works with partners to create new nanomedicines aimed at addressing unmet medical needs. We specialize in utilizing coordination chemistry and nanotechnology to develop small molecule therapeutics and vaccines. CPI is led by an experienced management team with expertise in bringing novel pharmaceuticals from the bench to patients. 

Job Summary:

CPI is hiring a highly motivated Research Associate (RA) with expertise in immunotherapy. The RA will perform research related to the development of small molecule nanoparticulate formulations as vaccines and/or therapeutics. The RA will design, perform, and interpret immunoassays to understand mechanisms of action in vitro and in vivo. The RA will also participate in preparation of standard operating procedures and technology transfer activities. The RA is required to keep up-to-date and accurate laboratory notes and data files. The RA is expected to analyze and interpret results independently as well as in a team environment through regular group discussions. The RA is expected to maintain familiarity with the scientific knowledge and advancements within the scope of the company’s research area.


  • PhD in immunology/immunotherapy or a related field

  • Demonstrated expertise in testing immunotherapy or vaccines

  • Knowledge or experience in immunotherapy or vaccine in vivo models

  • Knowledge or experience with nanoparticle formulations is an asset

  • Experience with oncolytic viruses is preferred but not required

  • Efficient time management skills and ability to work on multiple projects

  • Ability to master new techniques quickly

  • Ability to work well independently as well as with others

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

What We Offer:

CPI is dedicated to helping its employees grow and develop technical and soft skills in an innovative and collaborative environment. CPI is an equal opportunity employer with an inclusive culture regardless of race, colour, religion, national origin, age, gender, or disability.

How to Apply:

Please submit your cover letter and resume to with the title of the position you are applying for as the subject of your email.



2405 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver BC V6T 1Z3



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