Senior Research Associate

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences, Immunology, Laboratory Technician
  3. United States
San Diego, USA
Posting date: 27 Apr 2021

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Senior Research Associate with a pharmaceutical company located in San Diego, CA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Independently works on routine assignments per written procedures
  • Performs complex in vivo pharmacology experiments utilizing tumor models (syngeneic, xenograft tumor models and humanized mouse models) in both immunocompetent and immunocompromised mice; responsible for project execution, data update/presentation, and study report preparation
  • Performs formulation of small molecules and conduct animal dosing (IV, PO, IP, SC), tumor implantation, blood/tissue collection, etc.
  • Effectively communicates with internal colleagues
  • Develops, implements, optimizes, and validates animal models in different disease areas
  • Plays an active role in training other employees
  • Accurately interprets experimental data, draw general conclusions, and communicate data internally and externally
  • Analyzes results and generate reports on assays performed.
  • Must possess creative thinking, analytic skills, and be detail oriented and able to trouble-shoot effectively
  • Takes a Project Lead role within cross-functional organization
  • Has the ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice and trouble-shooting is required
  • Receives minimal instructions on routine work and new assignments with detailed instructions.
  • Has the ability to work in a team environment and independently as required
  • May be required to work Holidays and weekends
  • Contributes to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental goals
  • Perform job specific tasks in compliance with applicable Regulations, International Standards, and company Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Other duties as assigned
  • May be required to assist in other departments

Skills and Requirements:

  • Master degree in Molecular and Cell Biology or Bachelor degree with minimum 3 -5 years of relative working experience.
  • Experience with in vitro and in vivo pharmacology studies, e.g. sterile cell culture techniques, and rodent handling experience (animal dosing (IV, PO, IP, SC), tumor implantation, blood/tissue collection, etc.) in academic or industry laboratory environment.
  • Work experience in CRO or in a commercial setting is preferred.
  • Demonstrated deep understanding of complex scientific procedures with technical proficiency in molecular and cell biology
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills, and interpersonal skills to seamlessly fit within a teamwork driven environment.
  • Effectively communicate with internal team colleagues and external clients to promote a world-class services.
  • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills
  • Need to be able to read, write and understand English
  • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook)

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Nikki Ranieri at 215-531-5288.

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.