Associate Scientist, In Vivo Safety Pharmacology

Lake County, IL, US
Oct 13, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Independently generate precise, reliable and reproducible data in a timely manner. Demonstrate experimental precision and strong data interpretation skills and should possess understanding of core discipline.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Perform routine tasks competently and independently, and generate reliable and consistent results.
  • Analyze and critique results, noting significant deviations.
  • Troubleshoot experiments and instrumentation.
  • Learn and understand new experimental techniques.
  • Demonstrate skill in multiple techniques and appropriately modify protocols, as required, to suit the changing needs of research or development sciences.
  • Place data in proper scientific context by consulting and citing relevant literature.
  • Demonstrate technical proficiency in his/her field.
  • Impact projects predominantly through lab and/or pilot plant based activities.
  • Understand and adhere to corporate standards regarding code of conduct, safety, appropriate handling of materials, controlled drug and radioactive compounds, GxP compliance, and animal care where applicable.

Level and compensation will be commensurate with experience.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences or related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with basic cardiovascular physiology, data acquisition platforms, data analysis, strong computer and writing skills are essential
  • The successful candidate should be able to work independently and quickly adjust to changing priorities is required
  • Technical knowledge of cardiovascular pharmacology in a pharmaceutical research, academic or contract research environment is a plus

Key Leadership Competencies:
  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance
  • Ability to learn new skills and apply them in a fast-paced research environment
  • Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo
  • Good time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Demonstrated creativity, problem-solving skills, and attention to details

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled