Job Description

Requisition Number 07234
Department Name: Biology - Johnson
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Investigator
Position Summary:

To aid in the support of project leadership in the group. This will include expanding adjuvant effort, project leadership and other early research projects.

Position Description

-Project leadership of 1-2 drug discovery projects from concept to IND enabling studies
-Development of target validation proposals
-Preparation of reports, presentations, timelines, and go/no-go decisions at regular team meetings, project reviews and committee meetings to guide strategic decisions across the Institute
-Cell biology including working with primary human immune cells and culturing multiple cell lines including
-Design and execution of project plans involving immune cell profiling, cell processing from xenograft models, cytotoxicity, proliferation, activation, cell viability, and survival assays to characterize / optimize small molecules discovered through high throughput screening
-Target identification, recombinant protein expression, biophysical characterization of protein / small molecule interactions

Location: San Diego, California
Additional Information:
Physical Requirements:
Basic Qualifications:

-Demonstrated leadership of a drug discovery program
-Preferred experience in cell-based and biochemical assays for high throughput screening
-Preferred experience and knowledge of the immune system, oncology, virology, or infectious disease
-Preferred experience with molecular biology, cell biology, flow cytometry, high content imaging or image analyses techniques
-PhD in biology, biochemistry, chemical biology, or equivalent
-Able to function in a highly collaborative, team-oriented and dynamic environment
-Strong communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

4-5 years experience in an industrial setting is preferred

Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Posting Category Scientific & Technical
EEO Statement

The Scripps Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.

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