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Scientist - Novel Therapeutics in Rodent Models
Ref No.: 18-00298
Location: Redwood City, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 03/20/2018 to 09/19/2018
SCIENTIST - NOVEL THERAPEUTICS IN RODENT MODELS
REDWOOD CITY, CA


Project Description:
  • The successful candidate will join Pharmacology Department of the Oncology Discovery Research team in Redwood City, CA and aide in the advancement of early to late stage therapeutics in immune-oncology and oncology.
  • The qualified candidate is a highly motivated, and interactive individual that possesses the ability to work across a highly matrixed environment to advance preclinical drug development programs from target identification/validation through IND enabling activities.
  • The candidate will evaluate efficacy, mechanism-of-action, PK/PD, toxicity of novel therapeutics in rodent models and will be responsible for culturing cells, compound calculation, formulation, and preparation for dosing for rodent pharmacology experiments and contribute to testing compounds for multiple project as they progress through pre-clinical development.
  • Hands-on implementation of rodent pharmacology studies, including tissue culture, compound calculation, formulation, and preparation for dosing.
  • Help analyze and plot mouse tumor efficacy data
  • Conduct CBC, blood flow, TIL profiling when needed
  • Work as a member of a diverse and motivated team of researchers spanning across multiple divisions of oncology discovery and development units.

Required Skills:
  • 2 to 10 years of relevant industry experience and a clearly demonstrated skill set in tissue culture and flow cytometry is required.
  • Experience with mouse handling is a plus.
  • Attention to details with excellent organizational and record keeping skills is a requirement.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with people is required.
  • Ability to interact closely with PI's to execute in vivo rodent studies and analyze and present data to group and team meetings.
  • Invitro assay experience with strong working knowledge of flow cytometry as well as a variety of immune and tumor cell functional assays is preferred.


This 6+ month position starts ASAP.

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Karen: karen@alphaconsulting.com

ALPHA'S REQUIREMENT #18-00298
W2 ONLY MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. AS AN HOURLY W2 EMPLOYEE