Scientist, Preclinical Pharmacology

South San Francisco, California
Apr 30, 2018
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Scientist, Preclinical Pharmacology

Surrozen is a newly launched biopharmaceutical company founded by world-leading scientists from Stanford University. The company is focused on harnessing the Wnt pathway to identify novel therapeutics for regenerative medicine, leveraging breakthrough insights from its founders in protein engineering, stem cell dynamics, and fundamental Wnt biology. 

Surrozen is looking for an innovative Preclinical Scientist who brings enthusiasm, intellectual curiosity, scientific rigor and a desire to innovate regenerative therapeutics. 


  • Develop and implement in vivo models for multiple indications including but not limited to bone disease, fracture/wound healing, and tissue repair related to the musculoskeletal system.
  • Manage internal and external resources and collaborations.
  • Lead the design and execution of in vivo studies to answer key biological questions.
  • Manage and supervise study planning, protocol design and study.
  • Effectively collaborate with a fully integrated team to facilitate the success of projects.


  • PhD or MD in a relevant biological scientific discipline with a focus on in vivo model development and at least 3 years of post-doctoral training.
  • Strong understanding of drug discovery, applied pharmacology and drug development.
  • Working knowledge of disease and injury models and current clinical treatments.
  • Familiarity with the regulatory requirements to run an in vivo facility and to remain compliant with IACUC and AAALAC regulations.
  • Experience and working knowledge of concepts including but not limited to cell biology, molecular profiling methodologies, histology/histomorphometric measurements, biomechanical strength testing, in vivo imaging, etc.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment.

For immediate consideration, please click "Apply Now" and submit your CV.

Surrozen is proud to be an Equal Opportunity workplace and will consider all qualified applicants for employment.