Associate Scientist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biochemistry, Bioprocessing, Pharmacology
  3. United States
North Chicago, USA
Posting date: 13 Oct 2020
SC.ZH.33560

Proclinical is currently recruiting for an Associate Scientist with a biopharmaceutical company located in North Chicago, IL.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop in vitro assays, screening strategies, mechanistic studies, deliver high quality data from validated screens to drive lead series identification and lead optimization
  • Develop proficiency with multiple assay formats, optimizing assay efficiency and reliability while minimizing cost
  • Maintain cutting-edge awareness of technical developments and scientific knowledge and proactively applying these when appropriate
  • Effectively communicate results in presentations and written reports and actively participate in cross-functional teams

Skills and Requirements:

  • Master's Degree or bachelor's degree in biology, biochemistry, pharmacology or related field with 2+ years of prior experience in a drug discovery laboratory setting working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Strong scientific foundation in the understanding and implementation of a wide range of biochemical and cell-based assays and readouts
  • Able to think critically and creatively across multiple disciplines. Demonstrated ability to solve research problems with experience in standard in vitro assays including assay development, optimization, and troubleshooting
  • Able to analyze and critically interpret and report data and research conclusions
  • Ability to multi-task and successfully interact with a diverse team of scientists to deliver results meeting the needs of various stakeholder groups
  • Familiarity with assay technologies, automation, and high throughput screening approaches highly desired.
  • Computational skills enabling automated data acquisition and analysis, and familiarity with related software applications, example Spotfire.
  • Familiarity in the use of automation and HTS instrumentation.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Zachary Hines at 215-531-6914.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.

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