Senior Research Associate - San Diego, CA | Biospace
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Senior Research Associate

R&D Partners

San Diego, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Contract, Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Animal, In Vivo, Pharmacology,

Job Description

This position will work within the Preclinical Sciences Department conducting a wide range of pharmacokinetic and pharmacology studies with involvement at every stage. Experience in animal models of CNS disease (eg, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s) is highly desirable and expertise in mouse oral gavage is required. 

Major Responsibilities: 
• Participate in pharmacology and PK studies in collaboration with all members of the preclinical team; 
• Experimental set-up including compound formulation and preparation for sample and data collection; 
• Participate in pharmacology and PK studies (acute and chronic) in rodents using multiple administration routes; 
• Accurate application of clinical disease scores in models of disease; 


• BS in a scientific discipline; 
• Three (3) years of experience conducting pharmacology and pharmacokinetic (PK) studies in rodents, including compound administration by multiple routes and harvesting blood and tissue samples; 
• Highly experienced in animal handling (dosing/blood collection) with an equal ability to notice and gauge animal behavior; 
• Able to follow instructions relevant to the preparation of basic formulations including calculations (e.g., molarity, salt correction, dose volume, dose concentration); 
• Familiar with PK sample processing and storage (centrifugation, preparation for extraction, sample shipment and storage conditions)

BS OR MS only, No PhDs
Candidates local to San Diego