GI/Metabolism Scientist

Position Details

  • Job Title: GI/Metabolism Scientist
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Job Category: GI & Metabolism

JOB SUMMARY

The GI/Metabolism Scientist will be a member of the GI & Metabolism team responsible for taking novel targets and advancing them as drug discovery programs. The successful candidate will be highly motivated with a background in gut biology/metabolism. The ability to work effectively both in a collaborative setting and independently while possessing outstanding written, visual, and oral communication skills is a must.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Designing and running experiments to validate the mechanism of action for specific targets and advance target validation programs in GI and/or metabolism disease areas
  • Analyzing novel sequencing and circuit-tracing data and proposing new target validation programs

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

You must have:

  • A PhD in a biological science
  • Experience with in vivo mouse models and/or in vitro systems

Additional preferred experience includes:

  • Postdoc or multiple years of experience in the GI and/or metabolism space
  • Experience with models of GI injury (e.g. chemotherapy & radiation)
  • Experience with feeding assays

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