Scientist 1


: $103,730.00 - $157,700.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

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At AstraZeneca we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the upmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our peoples exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe. As the Scientist I of the Clinical Pharmacology and Quantitative Biology group, you will discover novel biomarkers in preclinical and clinical studies by utilizing various molecular tools. The Scientist I will conduct viral and host genomic/transcriptomic studies in drug development. The candidate is expected to conduct experiments in the web lab with strong analytical ability. In addition, the candidate will play a critical role in interacting with contract research laboratories and in managing external data generation and analysis to support oncolytic virus and viral vector programs. Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to initiate and conduct a high level novel research project with a strong track record of developing creative solutions to complex problems.Must be motivated and capable of working independently as well as in a team setting.Has track record of generating high quality work.Must have strong written and verbal communication skills with publication record in the relevant fields. Skills/Abilities: Viral isolation, tissue culture, nucleic acid isolation, RT/PCR, mutagenesis, cDNA cloning, sequencing, and immunoassays.Experience in CRO interaction and GLP knowledge are preferred. Education Requirements: PhD degree (3-10 years of academic/industrial experience) with strong background in virology, molecular biology, microbiology, immunology or related discipline. Next Steps Apply! To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity. If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.
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