Scientist I, Pharmacology

Brisbane, California, United States
Oct 01, 2020
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
  • Work with colleagues in pharmacology to gain an understanding of primary and secondary pharmacologic mechanisms, biomarkers, translational potential, and safety for discovery- as well as development-stage programs
  • Implement appropriate clinically-relevant in vivo small animal models to study cardiovascular physiology and pharmacology
  • Design, execute, and summarize results from studies with novel small molecules that demonstrate detailed proof of mechanism
  • Establish PK/PD relationships in non-clinical species
  • Conduct and document studies to support proposed clinical indications (i.e. combination studies, label expansion)
  • Serve as a pharmacology representative for cross functional project teams
  • Contribute and serve as primary author for pre-clinical and clinical reports
  • Write protocols for IACUC approval and work with IACUC committees


  • Requires a Masters or PhD (preferred) in physiology, pharmacology, biochemistry, or related discipline (relevant cardiovascular/industry experience most critical)

Experience/ Skills:
  • 0-2 years related experience in a cardiovascular laboratory setting; may include post-doctoral experience. Hands-on working and theoretical knowledge of scientific principles and concepts utilizing both established and state-of-the-art cardiovascular assessment tools
  • Demonstrable scientific performance and track record in the field with peer-reviewed publications, presentations, and accomplishments
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Analytic with excellent presentation skills (ability to present results and strategies to laymen as well as scientific community)
  • Able to work independently and effectively as part of a team in cross-functional settings