Staff Scientist, Immunopharmacology

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences, Immunology, Pharmacology
  3. United States
Wilmington, USA
Posting date: 28 Apr 2020

Proclinical is currently recruiting for Staff Scientist, Immunopharmacology with a pharmaceutical company located in Wilmington, DE. The successful candidate will be responsible for the hands-on execution of in vivo and in vitro immunopharmacology (non-oncology) studies to test new agents for treatment inflammatory diseases. This individual will work as part of a rapidly growing non-oncology team focusing on new target validation and more established discovery pipeline projects. A successful candidate will be able to utilize the appropriate preclinical models to provide immunological insight into novel therapeutic strategies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Execute in vitro and in vivo experiments to achieve defined objectives.
  • Develop and/or optimize new laboratory techniques with general supervision.
  • Organize own work and prioritize assignments.
  • Demonstrate scientific and technical knowledge relevant to project goals.
  • Collaborate with other members of the group to achieve key goals.
  • Interpret results, troubleshoots and solves technical issues.
  • Draw conclusions from experiments and begin to apply theoretical knowledge to ask pertinent questions.
  • Ability to effectively present research at internal / external meetings.
  • Perform lab support activities such asordering supplies and lab equipment maintenance.
  • May assist with technical supervision/training of new hires.

Skills and Requirements:

  • BS or MS degree (or equivalent) in Biology/Pharmacology
  • 2-4 years' experience with cell biology, molecular biology and/or immunology biology techniques
  • Pharmaceutical/biotechnological industry experience preferred.
  • Must have good understanding of basic scientific principles and research practices in the field of immunology/autoimmune diseases.
  • Hands-on experience in handling rodents, animal dosing via various routes (IV, PO, IP) and tissue collection.
  • Experience in a variety of experimental techniques/technologies such as cell culture, ELISA, and, western blots.
  • Prior research experience in assay development/optimization desired.
  • The candidate should be proficient in data collection and documentation of study results in the form of lab notebook reports.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative research environment.

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.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.