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Sr. Associate Scientist
Ref No.: 18-13251
Location: Thousand Oaks, California
Position Type:Scientific (T)
Start Date / End Date: 09/25/2018 to 03/24/2019
Our client, a leading biopharmaceutical company is looking for a Sr. Associate Scientist. This is for an initial duration of 6 months and is located in Thousand Oaks, CA
 
Top Skill Sets:
  • In-vivo pharmacology experience
  • Rodent drug dosing and blood sampling
  • Experience with diabetic or obese animal models
 
Description:
  • The successful candidate will support pre-clinical development by evaluating therapeutic candidates in animal models of metabolic diseases.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Perform animal husbandry duties
  • Perform administrations via IP, IM, SC and IV routes
  • Perform blood collection via tail venipuncture and retro-orbital routes
  • Blood sampling and analysis of plasma chemistries and circulating hormones
  • Perform necropsy, tissue collection and processing
  • Keep meticulous records of research activities and experimental details
  • Prepare, review and deliver scientific presentations for internal/external use
 
Qualifications:
  • BS/MS in Biology, Physiology or related disciplines
  • 5 years of experience in executing preclinical in vivo studies using mouse models of obesity, diabetes and metabolic disease
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and GraphPad Prism
  • Experience in preparation of dosing large and small molecule therapeutics
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proven ability of multi-tasking to meet aggressive timelines
  • Willing to take on additional responsibilities and demonstrated experience of high performance in matrix organization
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills, and the ability to work independently and effectively in a dynamic environment
  • Proven ability to operate autonomously and execute on deliverables
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
 
Qualified candidates please send your word format updated resume at the earliest to sangeeth.k@sunrisesys.com.  Thank You.