Sr Research Scientist | Metabolic Disease

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Proteomics
  3. United States
Foster City, California
Posting date: 22 Apr 2019

ProClinical, in support of our client, are seeking an individual to fill the role of Senior Research Scientist, Metabolic Disease, based in Foster City, CA.


  • Support and lead discovery, drug development and translational research efforts aimed at identifying and characterizing novel therapeutic targets and advancing discovery research projects through to clinical development.
  • Lead biological investigations of new and established projects within research.
  • Significantly participate in and lead discovery efforts for fibrosis targets.
  • The candidate will also be involved in initiating and managing new and established external collaborations.
  • Participate as an engaged member of a highly interactive biology department.

Skills And Qualifications

  • PhD or equivalent and at 3+ years of relevant post-doctoral experience, as well as 3+ years of experience in pharmaceutical industry setting.
  • Strong track record of scientific accomplishments demonstrated by peer-reviewed scientific publications in high impact journals.
  • Expertise in identifying and validating molecular targets that contribute to the pathophysiology of metabolic dysfunction, NAFLD/NASH or related disorders preferred.
  • Fluent in the use of molecular techniques to evaluate signaling networks.
  • Working knowledge of functional genomics and pathway analysis.
  • Experience applying data from human transcriptomics and genomic databases to enable target discovery and validation.
  • Familiarity with the design and execution of in vivo pharmacology studies with relevant preclinical models is a plus.
  • This individual will have demonstrable skills and experience in hypothesis-driven biological research.
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

To Apply:

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