Senior Scientific Researcher

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 06/24/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Research - Discovery Job Number: 6444

Our client is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. They are among the world' s leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.

 

Duties: 

Our Client’ s Department of Translational Oncology is seeking a highly motivated contract employee to join a group of researchers evaluating novel targeted and immunotherapies in animal tumor models.  The successful candidate will perform duties consistent with a Scientific Researcher or Senior Scientific Researcher, requiring proficiency with numerous in vitro laboratory skills and familiarity with mouse in vivo and ex vivo sample analysis.  The employee will evaluate the effects of experimental therapeutics alone and in combination to inform diagnostic hypotheses and clinical decision-making for clinical-stage molecules.

 

Skills:    

Applicants should have a BS or higher degree in cell biology, oncology or related science. The position requires a minimum of 3 years of hands-on relevant experience with technical expertise in multiple techniques and a track record of success as evidenced by publication record and/or evidence of sustained contributions in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical setting.

 

Candidates must have demonstrated expertise in the design and execution of pharmacodynamics (PD) studies using mouse-derived tumors and tissues ex vivo.  The ideal candidate is highly proficient in multiple analysis modalities, including cell-based viability assays, quantitative western blotting, RT-PCR, Fluidigm, immunofluorescence, and flow cytometry.  Proficiency with mouse necropsies and handling of tissue or blood or blood products for analysis is an integral component of this job.  Excellent data analysis, report generation and communication and team-based skills are essential components of this role. 

 

Education:          
  • BS in a relevant field with significant experience (5 years)
  • MS in a relevant field with significant experience (3 years)
  • Ph.D. in a relevant field

Skills:    

Applicants should have a BS or higher degree in cell biology, oncology or related science. The position requires a minimum of 3 years of hands-on relevant experience with technical expertise in multiple techniques and a track record of success as evidenced by publication record and/or evidence of sustained contributions in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical setting.

 

Candidates must have demonstrated expertise in the design and execution of pharmacodynamics (PD) studies using mouse-derived tumors and tissues ex vivo.  The ideal candidate is highly proficient in multiple analysis modalities, including cell-based viability assays, quantitative western blotting, RT-PCR, Fluidigm, immunofluorescence, and flow cytometry.  Proficiency with mouse necropsies and handling of tissue or blood or blood products for analysis is an integral component of this job.  Excellent data analysis, report generation and communication and team-based skills are essential components of this role. 

 

Education:          

  • BS in a relevant field with significant experience (5 years)
  • MS in a relevant field with significant experience (3 years)
  • Ph.D. in a relevant field
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