Research Scientist, Fibrosis

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. United States
Redwood City, California
Posting date: 10 May 2019

ProClinical is advertising a vacancy for a Research Scientist, Fibrosis position with a leading pharmaceutical research company. The organization prides itself on its solid commercial portfolio of life-saving drugs within a number of therapy areas, along with a growing pipeline of investigational drugs and an unmatched patient access program. Based in the company's California office, this is an exciting opportunity to work with an internationally renowned company and support their innovative impact on the healthcare field.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will work in a project team-based research structure to lead or support biological investigation of new and established targets within Research.
  • The candidate will be expected to identify key questions and design hypothesis-based experiments that support established programs moving into development, as well as identify and/or evaluate new targets in fibrotic diseases that complement our current portfolio.
  • The candidate will be expected to lead biology efforts, manage associate scientists, and work within a team composed of a broad range of functional to effectively develop new drugs.
  • The candidate will also oversee and/or directly manage new and established external collaborations.

Skills and Requirements:

  • PhD or equivalent degree and 1+ years of relevant post-graduate experience.
  • Previous experience within the pharmaceutical industry is strongly preferred.
  • Able to use molecular techniques to evaluate signalling networks (e.g. western blotting, ELISA) and have experience developing in vitro and/or in vivo models.
  • Candidates with experience with in vitro assays to assess hepatocytes strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

To Apply:

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