princess_muffin: (Default)
[personal profile] princess_muffin
Please pass along. Thanks!


Associate Scientist Position: in-life support of pharmacokinetic studies in support of small molecule and biologics drug discovery

Job description

- perform in-life pharmacokinetic studies on novel drug candidates in rodents
- schedules and plans PK studies in collaboration with scientists from project teams
- procures study subjects for the requested studies
- doses rodents via various routes
- take blood samples manually from animals using serial or terminal bleeding techniques
- harvests a variety of specimen (CSF, tissues such as lymph nodes, spleen, brain) from study subjects
- uses automatic sampling equipment (Culex, DiLab) for rodent PK studies
- records and documents study details and animal observation for each study
- prepares and transfers samples for analysis by bioanalytical scientists
- is familiar and complies with all IACUC protocols
- writes amendment to IACUC protocols and prepares reports to the committee
- works closely with the veterinarian and staff in the vivarium to assure health and humane husbandry of all study subjects
- maintains records of performed studies and delivered samples
- assist in implementation of LIMS for PK studies with emphasis on sample identification during origination (barcoding)

Required skills

- familiarity with rodent anatomy and physiology
- experience in executing pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic or efficacy studies in mice and rats
- proficiency in accurate dosing of rodents via various routes of administration (IV, PO, SC, IP)
- proven record of serial blood sampling techniques in rats and terminal techniques in rodents
- familiarity with the use of surgically prepared animal models
- surgical skills in rodents a plus
- general understanding of the drug discovery process and the role of animal studies therein
- outstanding organizational skills
- very good verbal and written communication skills across multiple disciplines


- position requires a degree in biology, pharmacy, biochemistry or related with at least 4 years of experience running in-life studies

This is a temporary position which may be converted into a permanent position in the future. If interested, please forward your resume along with a cover letter
Anonymous( )Anonymous This account has disabled anonymous posting.
OpenID( )OpenID You can comment on this post while signed in with an account from many other sites, once you have confirmed your email address. Sign in using OpenID.
Account name:
If you don't have an account you can create one now.
HTML doesn't work in the subject.


Notice: This account is set to log the IP addresses of everyone who comments.
Links will be displayed as unclickable URLs to help prevent spam.


princess_muffin: (Default)

February 2012

1213141516 1718

Style Credit

Expand Cut Tags

No cut tags
Page generated Sep. 24th, 2017 03:42 pm
Powered by Dreamwidth Studios