Sr. Research Associate, In Vivo Biology
Our San Francisco based neuroscience therapeutics client that is developing RNAi therapies is seeking a Sr. Research Associate in In Vivo Biology to support the discovery and optimization of novel RNA therapeutics.
The successful candidate will contribute to discovery projects by developing well-defined in vivo experiments and projects within CNS research. The candidate must have a strong foundation in in vivo neuroscience methods and will be responsible for critical path activities.
The role is part of the companies R & D team and is laboratory-based working in a vivarium. The selected candidate will be expected to conduct routine surgeries in rodents, ICV, tissue dissection and contribute to the implementation of improvements for routine procedures. The position requires on-site location work in the San Francisco area.
The position is full-time and offers a full range of healthcare, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave.
- Dosing solutions into rodents systemically (i.p., s.c., i.v.) and directly into the CNS via i.c.v. and i.t. routes of administration.
- Blood collection (by survival and terminal methods) and harvesting and processing postmortem tissue.
- Tissue sample organization (identification, storage, record and dissemination)
- Maintain accurate records in electronic lab notebook (ELN) and prepare high quality reports and scientific presentations.
- Collaborate with other team members to facilitate the analysis of ex vivo material.
- Maintains lab notebooks, ELN and report data and analysis results as presentations and written reports to the scientific team.
- BS, or MS in Biology, Neuroscience, or related field and minimum of 3 years of research experience (experience and education will determine level of the position).
- Experience delivering compounds in mice and rats using different routes of administration (i.c.v. and i.t. are essential).
- Experience collecting blood, systemic and CNS tissue from rodents (Experience collecting brain, spinal cord and dorsal root ganglia are highly desirable).
- Understanding of standard data analysis tools (e.g., Excel, Prism) and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
- Attention to detail, planning, and organizational skills.
If interested, please email Earl Callender at email@example.com.