Acidophil is an innovation company that semi-serially creates, manages and co-finances new products and businesses in human health, agriculture, and animal health-based upon biotechnologies that include molecular biology, chemistry and related information technologies. Through our new initiative, Red Abbey Labs, we are focused on addressing Neurological Disorders. For more information please see

We are currently seeking bright and talented individuals, with an interest in the commercialization of biotechnology, to work as analysts. Our paid internship program offers a unique opportunity to work at the interface of science and business in an entrepreneurial environment and to experience the process of company formation and development.

The position

• Work for approximately ten to twenty hours a week for a minimum of 3 months
• Perform online research work remotely
• Fully document the research process
• Meet with team members in person or via Skype every week; meetings typically last 1-2 hours

The work

• Generate reports on key technologies/compounds
• Identify and evaluate technical experts from academia and industry
• Endeavor to understand the underlying science of neurobiology projects

The level of responsibility given to the intern will depend on a combination of the interest and ability of the intern and the current demands of the project, which may change over time. The work will be a combination of routine and challenging. The intern must be happy to do either type of work.

• Graduate student or post-doc
• Strong background in biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, biochemical engineering, bioinformatics, or related field
• Computer literacy (communication is via OneNote/SharePoint and teams, and research is performed online)
• Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
• Time management skills and strong self-motivation

Preferred Qualifications
• Expertise in neurobiology
• Understanding of Neurodegeneration, Neuroinflammation or Immunology (e.g., Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia)

Application instructions
To apply send a cv and a cover letter describing your experience, why you are interested in the position and what makes you a great fit to