Job Description

Requisition Number 07559
Department Name: Pharmacology - Joseph
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Sr. Research Scientist
Position Summary:

Will be operating in the pharmacology group, bringing much needed in vivo support (for malaria/Gates models) and in vitro needs (assay development, cell culture and/or Flow cytometry).
Job Duties:
* Provide pharmacology support for drug discovery projects
* Develop and execute in vivo proof-of-concept experiments in support of multiple drug discovery programs
* Interact with team members as principal investigator and assist on routine and novel research projects. Once a study is assigned, independently run experiments and troubleshoot potential concerns as needed.
* Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

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

* Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in biology related field with 10+years of in vivo experience
* Experience leading and performing in vivo research studies
* Familiar with federal, state, and/or industry standard operating procedures and regulations regarding animal welfare in research
* Excellent attention to detail and record keeping
* Expertise in Microsoft Office suite
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Ability to work independently, manage their own studies with little supervision, reporting directly to a principal investigator
* Ability to run numerous studies and projects in parallel required.
* Must be willing to occasionally work off-hours, weekends and holidays as needed

Preferred Qualifications:

* Prefer experience with in vitro techniques (e.g., ELISA development, qRT-PCR, cell culture, or flow cytometry) to follow through with sample analysis from in vivo work.

Compensation: DOE
Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
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