At Avelas Biosciences, our goal is to improve cancer patient care from diagnosis through treatment. We are passionate about our development pipeline and committed to building a successful organization. We are looking for self-motivated and energetic people who want to make a difference in the lives of patients.

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Position: Biomedical/Imaging Engineer


Avelas Biosciences is a San Diego, CA clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing in vivo imaging agents and therapeutics for improved cancer treatment. The most advanced agent is AVB-620, a protease-activated fluorescent cancer visualization agent which is currently being evaluated in breast cancer patients undergoing surgery. Avelas is searching for a Research Bioengineer to support development of fluorescence imaging systems for research and clinical use. Working with an interdisciplinary team, the successful candidate will support device development.


  • Operating camera systems hardware and software
  • Testing, training, and installation of clinical systems
  • Providing technical input for device SOPs
  • Providing input into device design features
  • Image analysis
  • Imaging systems support for research


  • BS/BA degree in Engineering, Physics or related discipline with 3+ years post-degree experience
  • Operational experience with imaging systems or medical devices
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Must work well in a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Experience with biological systems preferred