Associate Scientist, In Vivo Biology

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Employer
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals
Location
San Diego County, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 16, 2021
Ref
2124415984
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
The Position

Arrowhead is seeking a highly motivated biologist to join our growing Research Department at our San Diego site. The successful candidate will be joining a team dedicated to discovering, developing and translating novel drug targets.

Responsibilities:
  • Perform in vivo studies and ex vivo analysis to facilitate drug discovery and development in various diseases
  • Establish new preclinical disease models
  • Perform gene expression and functional analysis by various methods
  • Participate in new target identification and validation
  • Read and apply relevant scientific literature to projects to troubleshoot and solve problems
  • Present research findings to project teams and prepare technical reports
  • Maintain a high level of productivity in the lab and perform critical experiments

Requirements:
  • BS and/or MS in biology related field
  • Extensive experience with small animal handling
  • Experience with sample collection / tissue collection
  • Excellent record keeping and experience in data analysis, graphing and presentation
  • Ability to work independently and to handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Demonstrated innovation, creativity and resilience in problem solving
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated team player with the ability to thrive in a fast paced, multi-disciplinary, matrixed environment

Preferred:
  • Experience with CNS surgeries and/or drug administration locally in CNS
  • Preclinical disease model development in the context of drug discovery
  • Experience with animal dose administration and surgical procedures

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