Aragen Bioscience is a leading contract research organization focused on accelerating product development. Aragen’s offerings include antibody discovery, recombinant protein production, and purification, stable cell line development as well as cell-based assays and in vivo models of disease. We offer clients high quality service and superior R&D partnerships.
The successful candidate will be expected to manage diverse projects, play a key role in the management and performance of in vivo studies, supervise scientific and technical staff, and serve as a scientific resource to other company scientists. Communication with clients and the sales team in the role of a subject matter expert to help plan projects and convey and discuss project data is necessary. Writes reports at the conclusion of projects for clients. He/she will be comfortable working in a fast-paced, highly experienced, and client-focused organization. Effective written and oral communication skills are required as is the ability to analyse data and present results. Experimental troubleshooting, accurate record keeping and an understanding and respect for scientific method are also important, Project management duties are important when it comes to keeping multiple projects organized and compliant to animal use committee and regulatory agencies. Continuing education by attending training sessions or conferences is encouraged.
Running established gene, protein, or immune assays. Proficient in RNA/DNA, PCR, western blots, tissue culture, and other cell-based assays (e.g. FACS) are plus. Development and optimization of new assays.
Preparation of dosing compounds, administration of dosing compounds. Various tissue sampling including blood and other tissues. Tumor measurement, and animal imaging. Development of new animal pharmacology models.
QC dosing of animals, supervises technical staff conducting in vitro and in vivo work.
Plan and schedule multiple projects and manage laboratory personnel for in vitro and in vivo work. Keeps track of data produced from experiments, relates data to clients, troubleshoots experiments as needed, communicates to clients, writes formal and summary reports
Helps provide information to sales and clients in the role of a subject matter expert when planning projects
Use of Excel, Prism, or other software to analyze produced data.
- Master’s degree or PhD, or equivalent experience in industry
- Experience in rodent in vivo pharmacology or in cell biology and FACS analysis.
- Experience supervising staff.
- Working with rodent handling and other in vivo procedures, or in cell biology.
- Experience supervising staff
Aragen Bioscience provides a stimulating work environment in which talented employees expand their technical skills and scientific knowledge and contribute directly to the ongoing success of the organization. We are located in Morgan Hill, California, at the south end of the Silicon Valley. Great reverse Commute! We offer excellent salaries and benefits. Aragen is an equal opportunity employer.