Research Associate or equivalent level-Biology
Inception Sciences in San Diego is looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working and highly-motivated applicant to join our world class research team developing small molecule therapeutics to treat Cancer, and Auto-Immune Diseases. The candidate should have experience in rodent handling, dosing and tissue collection that are needed to support in vivo pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic and small molecule drug efficacy studies. Experience related to in vivo models of cancer and/or immunity is required. Additional expertise in laboratory techniques such as sterile tissue culture, developing and maintaining cell lines and in biochemical techniques including, Western Blot, flow cytometry, immunofluorescence, and ELISA are also a plus.
•Bachelor’s degree in Biology or equivalent discipline with 6-8 years of experience in the Biotech/Pharma or a Masters in Biology or equivalent discipline, preferably with 5-6 years of experience in the Biotech/Pharma industry
•Experience in handling, dosing and tissue harvesting from rodents is a requirement.
•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 pharmacodynamic endpoints.
•Expertise in a variety of laboratory techniques such as sterile tissue culture techniques, developing and maintaining cell lines as well as biochemical techniques including, Western Blot, real time PCR, flow cytometry, immunofluorescence, and ELISA
• Expertise with in vitro immunology assays: isolation and characterization of immune cells from human blood and mouse tissue, ideally T cell experience, set up of functional assays like mixed lymphocyte reactions, measurement of T cell proliferation
•Detail oriented and with good time management skills
•Must be proactive, co-operative, and willing to work in a small team environment
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Proficient with MS Office and other commonly used software
Inception Sciences offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits packages, as well as working in a supportive team environment. We invite you to consider a career with Inception by submitting your resume to HR@inceptionsci.com.