Research Scientist - Inflammation

Location
Foster City, CA
Posted
Jun 26, 2022
Ref
2990068
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time


Specific Responsibilities:

We are seeking a talented and dynamic scientist to join the Inflammation Research team. Our collaborative and interdisciplinary team utilizes cutting-edge technologies and innovative methodologies to advance medicines into clinic. The successful candidate will drive efforts in the discovery and development of novel immune-modulatory therapies for rheumatoid arthritis, SLE, and other inflammatory diseases. As a member of a cross-functional team, the successful candidate will lead discovery and translational research efforts aimed at identifying and characterizing novel therapeutics for inflammation targets, including defining and implementing critical path studies. He/she will support and represent projects across discovery research and into early development, on multidisciplinary project teams. He/she will have the opportunity career growth through acquisition of new skills, experiences, and professional relationships in a fast-paced and resource-rich environment. The position is within a larger group with efforts across a breadth of therapeutic areas and the successful candidate will also participate as an engaged member of a collaborative department.

Essential Duties and Job Functions:

- Responsible for designing and executing scientific research for the discovery of drug targets, the development of drug candidates, and the identification and validation of drug combinations.

- Independently designs, conducts, analyzes in vitro and in vivo experiments to support the initiation and/or advancement of drug candidates.

- Works collaboratively in cross-functional project teams
- Provide direction to Research Associates or members of project teams in the initiation and execution of laboratory experimentation.

- Makes contributions to scientific literature and conferences through publication and presentation of research results.

- Proactively evaluates new technologies and develop new assays to enhance our understanding of disease mechanisms.
- Capable of preparing technical study reports, INDs, and patent applications.
- Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills are required.
- Must think critically and creatively, stay informed of the latest developments in the field, and have strong organizational and planning skills.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

- Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent degree and 0 to 2 years of relevant post graduate research experience, or drug development experience in immunology/inflammation
- Preference will be given to candidates with a strong background and hands-on experience in human immunology, inflammatory diseases, or immune modulation strategies
- Demonstrated experience in target discovery, translational research, and drug development is preferred

- The individual will have demonstrable skills and experience in leading focused hypothesis-driven biological research, as exemplified by quality publications.
- The successful candidate must have demonstrated success in working in a cross-functional and highly collaborative team environment, and to communicate clearly and effectively in both verbally and in writing to a variety of audiences.


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