Research Scientist I / II, Discovery Biology

Employer
Scientific Search
Location
San Francisco, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 02, 2021
Closes
May 21, 2021
Ref
2156118646
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Research Scientist I / II, Discovery BiologySouth San Franciscocheck out all our open jobs; www.scientificsearch.comScientific Search client a dynamic/growing Biotech is seeking a creative and highly motivated Research Scientist to join their Discovery Biology team. This individual will work closely with senior members of the Biology, Chemistry, and Drug Metabolism teams to select drug targets and to conduct and oversee biological testing of new inhibitors.Key responsibilities include:Independently design, develop, and execute complex in vitro experiments to identify and characterize small molecule antiviral inhibitors.Make detailed observations, analyze data, and interpret results independently.Participate in cross-functional drug discovery teams by presenting and discussing experimental results.Work collaboratively with colleagues in other functional groups (Medicinal Chemistry, DMPK, and Clinical Virology) to support all stages of drug discovery and development.Stay current with scientific developments by reviewing scientific literature and attending relevant scientific meetings. Integrate learnings into ongoing work activities.Working effectively with external collaborators and CROs to support department goals.Contributing to the publication and external presentation of results.Preferred Qualifications include:PhD or equivalent with approximately 1 to 5 years relevant industry experienceLaboratory experience in infectious disease related biology, ideally virologyExperience in development and optimization of in vitro and cell-based screening assaysExperience working with external collaborators and Contract Research OrganizationsStrong written and verbal communication skillsAbility to work collaboratively and effectively across the organization, contribute to strategy; proactively conceive and propose new Research ideas; ability to establish infrastructure to support new Research initiativesFor immediate response, email current resume to John Barry at john@scientificsearch.com or call & Ref jo # 15408
#LI-JB1Type: Direct HireCategory: Biotech Company

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