Research Scientist, Molecular Biology

Location
Evanston, IL
Posted
Oct 07, 2020
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time

Research Scientist, Molecular Biology

Gate Neurosciences, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for the treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders. Our team is deeply committed to improving the lives of patients suffering from neurological and psychiatric diseases, and operate in a dynamic, results-oriented environment. This job performance site is located at the Gate Neurosciences research and development facility near the Northwestern University campus in Evanston, IL.

JOB DESCRIPTION

A Research Scientist position is available in the molecular pharmacology laboratory of Gate Neurosciences, Inc. The position will involve studying the molecular pharmacology of CNS receptors using advanced molecular techniques using in vitro and in vivo model systems.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Research Scientist will spend time maintaining and manipulating tissue culture lines, cloning various transgenes/peptides into expression vectors, production, and purification of recombinant proteins in various systems, and analysis of in vitro and in vivo function in appropriate model systems.

QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must have a PhD degree, and have published experience using molecular neuroscience techniques, as well as some experience with quantitative biochemistry / and molecular modeling. Requires a practical understanding of advanced molecular biological techniques.

BENEFITS

Benefits include the following:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • 401(k) Match
  • Flexible Vacation Policy