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Research Associate - Toxicology and Pharmacology

Marin Metro Area, California

Post Date: 07/27/2017 Job ID: JN -072017-19648 Industry: PKPD - Scientific
DUTIES:
  • The Pharmacology and Toxicology (PTX) group characterizes the pharmacology and safety profile of multiple types of drug candidates being developed for the treatment of rare diseases throughout all stages of a drug's lifespan, from early stage research through development and in the commercial setting. Under the direction of Pharmacologists, Toxicologists and Pathologists, the Research Associate II (RAII) will:
    • Assist in the pharmacology/toxicology evaluation and support of early to late stage drug candidates as well as marketed products.
    • Participate in the design of nonclinical studies and analyses of in vitro and in vivo nonclinical data, conduct and summarize scientific literature searches, prepare summaries of data and/or literature for the purposes of reports, presentations, and publications.
    • Assist in the preparation and maintenance of regulatory documents (e.g. investigator brochures, IND/CTAs) and correspondence.
    • Assist with risk assessments for the purpose of informing potential human risk of drug products, impurities, excipients, and/or other product quality or manufacturing issues.
    • May participate in department initiatives and/or cross-functional collaborations or other duties as assigned.
    • May assist pathologist with coordinating shipping, receiving, and inventory of tissues and slides from nonclinical studies QC of toxicology reports
  • Must possess strong data analysis skills and a proactive, independent and collaborative work style. The successful candidate should be able to support a wide range of assignments.
SKILLS:
  • Broad and strong technical and scientific proficiency in the biological sciences. Toxicology or pharmacology experience highly desirable.
  • Must possess strong data analysis skills
  • Has a proactive, independent and collaborative work style.
  • Able to support a wide range of assignments, manage time and priorities Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to use computer effectively for data analysis, writing and creation of presentation slides

EDUCATION:
  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent with 2-4 years pharmaceutical/biotechnology drug development experience, or
  • Master's degree with 1-2 years experience.
  • Experience in toxicology or pharmacology highly desirable.

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