Research Associate, In Vivo

Research Associate, In Vivo

Our client is a biopharmaceutical company developing a new generation of therapies for the treatment of serious chronic diseases, including autoimmune, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, fibrosis and cancer. 

We are seeking a Research Associate with in vitro and in vivo skills for immunology, pre-clinical research in the areas of inflammation and autoimmunity. You will join a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team of scientists, playing a key role to evaluate new immunotherapeutic strategies and drug candidates.

 

What You’ll Do:

  • Perform standard procedures in live rodent models
  • Animal study monitoring, necropsy procedures, and downstream processing of samples
  • Isolate and characterize different subsets of primary human and mouse immune cells
  • Perform mammalian cell culture, transfection, Western blot, ELISA, RT-PCR, and multicolor flow cytometry
  • Perform mechanistic studies to characterize the cellular pathways impacted by inhibition of integrin targets
  • Analyze experimental results for presentations to peers and management

 

Who You Are:

  • B.Sc. degree with industry or academic experience in biology, immunology, or related field.
  • In vivo skills including routine animal handling
  • Basic lab experience in life sciences, in vitro or in vivo
  • Background in immunology, cell biology, biochemistry
  • Demonstrated ability for multi-tasking and high productivity
  • Ability to independently follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Fast learner and show curiosity in new techniques
  • Excited to be in a lab-based role