Scientist / Senior Research Associate, In Vivo Pharmacology

South San Francisco, CA, United States
Nov 06, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
We Are Genetic Navigators bringing together passionate, creative and dedicated professionals to join a rapidly-growing startup on our mission to translate novel genetic insights into lifesaving medicines. We are integrating human genetics and functional genomics to decode the mysteries of genetic modifiers, leading us to new medicines we'll develop for a range of severe diseases.

We are seeking qualified in vivo pharmacologists with experience in preclinical pharmacodynamic and disease models. Applicants must feel comfortable with the fast pace of a small biotech company and have the flexibility to work on multiple projects. You will collaborate with biologists and drug discovery scientists to develop innovative vivo models and execute studies.

Your Role in Navigating the Maze:
  • Conduct in vivo preclinical studies to demonstrate target engagement or efficacy in
    disease models to support drug candidate discovery
  • Assist in model development
  • Manage, process, analyze and present data
  • Assist with the coordination of studies with CROs
  • Collaborate with project teams on preclinical studies

Your Navigation Tools:
  • BA/BS/MS in relevant field with 3+ years' experience in pharmacology or related
    discipline within a pharmaceutical company
  • Broad expertise with in vivo preclinical pharmacodynamic or disease models
  • Experience with in vivo biological sample collection for pharmacokinetic analysis
  • Fluency with general biology lab procedures
  • Solid knowledge of pharmacology concepts
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team-based environment
  • Detail oriented and highly organized
  • Experience representing Pharmacology in cross-functional project teams