Research Associate, In Vitro Biology

Early Stage Arch Ventures backed CNS Company in San Diego, CA

  • Industry: Scientific Research - Health/Medicine/Pharmacology
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $91,875.00 - 157,700.00 / Year*

Research Associate, In Vitro Biology

About Us:

We are an early stage, Arch Ventures backed CNS company creating the next generation of treatments for neurodegenerative CNS disorders. We are addressing significant unmet needs in neurodegeneration, including in rare CNS diseases, through the discovery and development of a pipeline of novel, brain-penetrant, small molecule therapeutics. Our company is located in the San Diego area and led by a highly experienced management team.

Overview:

Our mission is to restore hope for people affected by neurodegenerative disorders by driving the regenerative power of the human body. We seek a talented and successful individual who is inspired to improve healthcare and the lives of the patients we serve. We are team based, highly energized, and inspired to excellence.

Primary Responsibilities:

Successful candidate will be a lab-based Research Associate who will execute internal in vitro studies for our CNS-targeted drug discovery program. In this role, you will be involved in the design, planning and execution and analysis of in vitro drug discovery assays. These efforts will involve both compound screening and new assay development for explaining mechanisms of actions of our key compounds.

Experience:

  • BS/MS and 4+ years relevant experience in drug discovery
  • Expertise in execution of compound screening and/or assay development
  • Proficient in a variety of cell biology laboratory skills (cell and tissue culture for both immortalized and primary cell types, ELISAs, plate-reader assays, compound formulation, handling and assay screening, RT-PCR/RNA analysis, FACs analysis)
  • Proven experience in sterile cell culture techniques and performing microtiter plate-based assays (i.e. ELISAs)
  • Experience with running organotypic tissue cultures and real-time qRT-PCR assays highly desired
  • Occasional rodent pharmacology work (handling, weighing, administration, necropsy etc.) may be required.
  • Ability to read literature to augment assay development with key biology

Attributes:

  • High level of attention to detail and planning is key
  • Strong problem solving skills are required
  • Team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple high priority tasks effectively
  • Positive and professional approach
  • Ability to present to a small group
  • Strong time management and organization skills
  • Role may require weekend work to assure smooth execution of studies

Further Recruiting Information:

In addition to a competitive compensation package with stock options, we also offer a comprehensive benefits package for our employees and their families, which includes medical, dental, life, disability and a 401(k) plan.

For consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter referencing job 003DM to ...@outlook.com.


Associated topics: biochemistry, bioengineering, biology, biophysics, bioprocessing, hereditary, nutrition, pain, parenteral, therapeutic

* Estimated salary


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