R&D Associate (Skeletal Diseases)
We are looking for an R&D Associate to join the Skeletal Disease team! As an R&D Associate you will be responsible for performing in vivo and in vitro experiments in the field of bone and cartilage disease. You must have a solid scientific understanding of mouse models of disease and able to follow standard operating protocols in in vivo & in vitro research. You will also analyze and interpret experimental data, prepare scientific presentations and present to the group.
As an R&D Associate, a typical day may include the following:
- Performing in vivo experiments using mouse models - responsibilities include bleeds, injections, and take down and subsequent analysis
- Managing mouse cohorts - monitoring mice for health status, recording clinical observations at regular intervals and routine bio-fluid collections
- Basic molecular biology (e.g. cloning, transfection, DNA/RNA isolation, qPCR), biochemical methods (SDS-page, western blot) and immunohistochemistry, FACS techniques
- The candidate will support multiple projects and is expected to manage time efficiently
- The position also entails lab management supports such as ordering supplies and equipment, maintaining lab records, and adhering to safety regulations
This role may be for you if:
- You have good organization skills, excellent attention to detail, good interpersonal skills, perform as a team player
- You use sound judgment to effectively solve problems, display excellent critical thinking skills and work with little supervision
To be considered for this position, you must have a bachelor's degree in biology or a related field with 2+ years of lab related experiences and to have established an ability to understand biological research. Experience with animal models, in vivo techniques using mouse models is required. Mammalian cell culture and basic molecular biology (e.g. cloning, DNA/RNA isolation, qPCR), biochemical methods (SDS-page, western blot) and immunohistochemistry, FACS techniques is desired. Some weekend and evening flexibility will be required. Computer experience (e.g. macvector, Excel, PRISM).