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Title : MKA- Associate Scientist - II (Associate) -489
State : California   Date : Mar 14, 2019
Experience Level :  
Position Type : Associate Scientist - II (Associate)      
Description
This position is for a leading pharmaceutical company. Below are the details of the engagement. If you are available and interested please send me your updated word resume & your expected hourly rate on W2 ASAP.
Looking forward to hearing from you soon.

Work Location: South San Francisco, CA


Job Title: Associate Scientist - II (Associate) 


Duration:  6+ months (extendable) contract on W2


Duties:


The Cardiometabolic Disease therapeutic area within Discovery Research at client is seeking to recruit a Scientist that is highly motivated to applying their skills towards the identification and development of novel targets to treat a broad array of cardio-renal and metabolic diseases. However, the most important singular quality we are looking for is a drug hunter that seeks to put patients first as the front and central goal of their research. The location will be the preclinical research laboratories at our new state of the art facility in the South San Francisco Bay Area where you will be able to participate in a vibrant culture connecting leading academic and biotech research centers. Beyond local connections, you will also be able to supplement your research activities by taking advantage of the technologies and capabilities of the wider client network of sites in Boston, MA as well as NJ and PA. The individual will be expected to display independence in the laboratory in the design, plan, and execution of in vitro and/or in vivo experiments and provide scientific and technical input into the CMD portfolio. The individual will be expected to balance work on multiple projects in support of our drug discovery and development goals at various stages of the preclinical research phase from target validation through to lead optimization. The individual should be highly self-motivated, possess strong technical skills, have strong written and oral communication skills, and be able to work productively in a collaborative and cross functional team environment within and outside of theclient . Relevant areas of training may include one or more of the following disease areas; heart failure, chronic kidney disease, diabetes, with particular focus on insulin resistance as well as diabetic complications, obesity as well as ocular diseases.


Skills:


Molecular biology, cellular biology, cell-based assay, and ex vivo sample processing and analysis. Demonstrated ability to perform standard procedures in live rodent models and to process specimens for analysis. / Preferred Experience: Surgical experience in one or more of the individual diseases listed above in the areas of cardio-renal and metabolic disease research. Experience in one or more of the following areas of drug discovery research: target identification & validation, lead optimization. High content imaging, flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, mass spectrometry. Experience with drug administration in rodents.


Education:


BS/BA degree with a minimum of 3 years industry or academic experience or an MS degree in pharmacology, physiology, pathology or related field with a minimum of 2 years experience.



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Many Thanks,   

Sree Kanth
Recruitment Manager
Sree@newageclinical.com

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