Scientist, In Vivo Pharmacology

Our Vaccine client located in Cambridge, MA is growing and looking to add a Scientist, In Vivo Pharmacology to their team!  They are well funded, including a partnership with the NIH!  We are seeking a talented, collaborative, and highly motivated individual with expertise in animal model development to lead animal model development and join our core team of scientists and engineers. This is a unique opportunity to be part of an emerging early phase clinical company bringing innovative technology to the global market.

Responsibilities:
? Develop animal models to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of intradermal vaccine administration
? Support IND-enabling safety and efficacy studies
? Engage with internal teams in research and early development and define the questions critical to continue platform advancement
? Lead experimental design from concept to execution; analyze data, communicate results, and present work in team meetings
? Manage outsourced animal studies, lead the engagement with external CROs, organize personnel support and other key resources to ensure successful study outcomes
? Refine procedures to ensure consistent and high quality administration procedures and ensure standardization of tissue harvesting procedures
? Develop or maintain organizational tools to track study schedules, animal inventories and study endpoints
? Ensure compliance with IACUC and facilitate training and credentialing for new staff members

Requirements:
? PhD or B.S./M.S. in pharmacology, biology, or related field of study with a minimum of 2 to 6 years, respectively, in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry ? Hands-on experience with a variety of rodent models, including mice and rats, and experience managing or executing large animal experiments in swine or non human primates
? Proficiency interpreting clinical signs and basic animal health screening data
? Experience training junior staff on various administration and blood sampling techniques
? Familiarity with IACUC review and approval processes
? Strong organizational skills and attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple projects in parallel
? Excellent verbal and written communication skills
? Committed to working collaboratively with an interdisciplinary cross-functional team