SR. RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, NEUROSCIENCE

Posted on January 10, 2017

Overview

Job Title

SR. RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, NEUROSCIENCE

Description

We are seeking an industry-experienced scientist to join a team responsible for developing first-in-class therapeutic candidates targeting biological energy regulation for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.

 

Responsibilities
  • Generate / maintain a range of primary and immortalized neuronal / CNS cell culture systems.
  • Design and execute target-based in vitro assays to identify hits / lead candidates and validate compound mechanism of action.
  • Design and execute in vitro High Content Imaging studies to demonstrate compound efficacy and support development of early drug candidates.
  • Analyze data and communicate findings effectively to multidisciplinary team members and management.
Reports To

Group Leader, Neuroscience

Qualifications

Essential Experience
  • 5+ years drug discovery experience in the biotech / pharma industry required.
  • Experience with rodent CNS dissection and primary cell culture techniques required.
  • Experience w/ immunocytochemistry optimization & High Content Imaging platform(s) strongly preferred
  • Experience with pre-clinical in vitro high throughput assay development strongly preferred.
  • BS/MS in Neurobiology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, or a related field strongly preferred.
  • Proven track record of contributing to successful and innovative drug development project.
  • Productive independent worker with excellent time management, communication, and team skills.

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