Pharmacology Research Associate

Position Details

  • Job Title: Pharmacology Research Associate
  • Location: New York
  • Job Category: Drug Discovery-Biology

Job Summary

The Drug Discovery Research Associate will be a member of a team charged with discovering and validating novel drug targets and gut paracrine circuits; and providing biomarker support for existing pharmacology programs. Candidates must be highly motivated and possess previous In vitro pharmacology experience. Successful candidates must be able to work effectively both in a collaborative setting and independently while possessing outstanding written, visual and oral communications skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Designing and executing In vitro pharmacology experiments in a variety of established organoid and multi-cellular models
  • Using immunoassays to measure key pharmacodynamic biomarkers generated from In vivo and In vitro studies
  • Growth and maintenance of human and mouse organoid cell lines
  • Developing additional multi-cellular models and In vitro assays

Qualifications and Education Requirements

You must have:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in Biology, Biochemistry or a related field
  • 3-5 years post-grad working experience
  • Experience with tissue culture techniques
  • Experience executing pharmacology studies
  • Experience performing microplate-based immunoassays such as ELISA or Meso Scale

Additional preferred experience includes:

  • Sample preparation and biochemical techniques such as precipitation, solid phase extraction and antibody labeling
  • Molecular biology techniques including qPCR, single cell sequencing and CRISPR
  • FACS based assays

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