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Pharmacology Scientitst

Global Blood Therapeutics

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Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Posted Date:
9/15/2017
Position Type:
Full time
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Required Education:
Masters Degree
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Job Description

Position Summary:

Pharmacology Scientist supports in vivo studies for target validation and preclinical research activities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•   Perform in vivo pharmacology studies with disease models and conduct in vivo drug efficacy studies to support early drug discovery projects
•   Develop and troubleshoot novel in vivo disease models for mechanism of action studies
•   Independently plan, execute, analyze, and document experiments, and report the results to project teams
•   Responsible for day-to-day vivarium operations, compliance with regulatory requirements and IACUC protocol implementation
•   Work in a team environment and as needed train new personnel hands-on with existing models
•   Oversee studies and operations performed at contract research organizations (CROs) as needed.
•   Contribute to publications and participate in scientific conferences

Requirements

•   PhD degree with postdoctoral or industry experience or MS degree with at least 8 years of hands-on in vivo laboratory experience in industry. Background in hematology, pharmacology or related disciplines is preferred
•   Hands-on experience performing in vivo studies, preferably with small molecule drug candidates, using multiple dose routes (IV, PO, SC, IM), tissue sample collection, and evaluating PD endpoints
•   Hands-on experience with surgical models is preferred
•   Experience with CROs is a plus
•   Organized, self-motivated, able to multitask and deliver results with high degree of attention to detail to drive projects forward in a timely manner
•   Sound statistical understanding and knowledge of common statistical software
•   Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
•   Supervisory experience is a plus