RA/SRA In Vivo in South San Francisco, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/11/2018

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Job Description


JOB: Senior Research Associate

The successful candidate will be a bench research associate and key member of the Biology Department. The candidate will help to advance programs from Discovery to IND filing.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and perform in vivo studies.
  • Actively participate in team meetings and generate PowerPoint presentations.

Required Skills

  • Passion to maintain current scientific knowledge focused on pharmacology, toxicology and molecular pharmacology.
  • Comfortable at working independently and managing multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • The ability to be innovative and creatively solve problems on schedule.
  • Familiarity with animal model development (oncology, immunology and metabolic diseases).
  • Proficiency in designing and executing in vivo PK/PD studies.
  • Proficiency with various in vivo skills including dosing (IV, SC, IP, PO), bleeding and harvesting/processing of tissue is a must.
  • Proficiency with ELISA, Western blotting and RT-qPCR is a must.
  • Expertise in data analysis software: MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Word and GraphPad Prism.
  • Outstanding written, verbal, and presentation skills is a must.

Required Experience

  • A Bachelor’s/Master’s degree or equivalent experience in pharmacology, physiology, molecular biology, cell biology or relevant degree with at least 4 years of hands-on work experience in a biotech or pharma setting.
  • Comfortable working on weekends.

If you feel like you would be a good fit for this position, email your resume to jwegnes@apexlifesciences.com

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