Nonclinical Study Associate - Newark, CA | Biospace
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Nonclinical Study Associate

Revance Therapeutics, Inc.

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Location:
Newark, CA
Posted Date:
8/7/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Salary:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Associate, Development, Research,

Job Description


This position is a principal contributor in the Department of Nonclinical R&D. Responsible for assisting in Nonclinical Development plans for toxicology, pharmacology and exploratory studies to support corporate goals. This person will assist with planning and executing experiments, analyzing data, writing reports and maintaining organized department records for such activities.  Identify and resolve problems and technical issues and make improvements to procedures.  Responsible for general lab organization, maintain timelines and assist with department budget process.

Essential Functions:

•   Plan and execute research and development experiments, analyze data and write final reports for nonclinical studies conducted at Revance.
•   Facilitate coordinating of internal activities among Principal Investigators and Preclinical Development.
•   Identify and resolve problems and technical issues and make improvements to procedures.
•   Participate in method development, qualification, validation, and transfer for potential in vivo/in vitro assays.
•   Perform and assist principal investigators with animal studies as needed.
•   Understand and follow relevant Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Protocol requirements regarding all laboratory activities assigned or engaged in.
•   Provide lab maintenance and support to ensure compliance on a regular basis.
•   Manage and communicate study timelines and milestones with required input.
•   Assist in efforts for contracting, managing all GLP and non-GLP outsourced nonclinical safety studies including discovery toxicology. This includes facilitating with contracts/quotes/proposals, establishing timelines of the study from study initiation to study completion and report finalization.
•   Assist in managing department budget and all contractual agreements.
•   Support in preparing responses to regulatory agencies (FDA, EMA, etc.) as needed.

Requirements


Preferred Experience:

•   Comfortable handling animals.
•   At least 3-4 years of experience in R&D nonclinical studies in the pharmaceutical industry.
•   Knowledge and experience with general toxicology and general laboratory techniques.
•   Ability to analyze data and write reports under supervision.

Preferred Education:

•   Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent.

Preferred Additional Skills:

•   Must possess excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
•   Must be able to manage multiple and varied tasks in a fast-paced environment while adhering to project timelines.
•   Strong teamwork skills.
•   Proficiency in MS office