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Pharmacology, Research Associate


San Diego, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Associate, Pharmacology, Research,

Job Description


Samumed is a pharmaceutical platform company based in San Diego, California, focused on advancing regenerative medicine and oncology applications through research and innovation ( Samumed has discovered new targets and biological processes in the Wnt pathway, allowing the company to develop small molecule drugs that have the potential to address numerous degenerative conditions as well as many forms of cancer. Samumed is currently conducting clinical trials for five disease areas - osteoarthritis, androgenetic alopecia, oncology, degenerative disc disease and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis - and has a broad pipeline targeting areas of significant unmet medical need.

Job Description and Responsibilities:

Samumed is looking for a highly motivated in vivo Pharmacology, Research Associate to join its Neuroscience team.  Specific responsibilities of the position include:

•   Performing and coordinating in vitro and in vivo studies to support the Neuroscience program, including (but not limited to) in vivo dosing and sample preparation for analysis
•   Engaging in data analysis, presenting results, and working collaboratively with others to achieve objectives and timelines
•   Efficiently managing scheduling of studies, and managing own time to complete assigned work by due dates
•   Providing effective and detail-focused communication and documentation of research results
•   Assisting in other related procedures as assigned by the supervisor



•   B.S. or M.S. in Neuroscience, Immunology, or related Biological sciences.  
•   2+ years of industry or academic experience
•   Demonstrated proficiency in in vivo model handling and techniques (e.g., PO, IV, IP administration, basic surgical techniques)
•   Extensive expertise in in vivo models of neurodegenerative diseases and models of systemic inflammation, cognitive behavior, and locomotor testing
•   Skilled in molecular biology and biochemistry techniques (e.g., ELISAs, Western Blotting, qPCR)
•   Experience in cell culture, histology, and immunostaining is highly desirable
•   Must have strong work ethic, able to multi-task, detail-oriented and enthusiastic for laboratory work
•   Must be a team-player, punctual and reliable, dependable and flexible in adapting to change in a multi-disciplinary, fast-paced work environment
•   Proficient in Microsoft office (word, excel, powerpoint, outlook) and some statistical programs


NO phone calls please.