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Scientist, Integrated Pharmacology - Boston MA - 14254

Quincy , MA

Posted: 02/17/2022 Industry: Scientific and Life Sciences Job Number: 13946

Job Description

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Title:  Scientist, Integrated Pharmacology

Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering

Compensation, Benefits, and Employment Type

  • Duration: Temp- perm
  • Pay rate: $48/hr
  • Job Location: Quincy, MA
  • Job#: bh 13946

Research Scientist, Integrated Pharmacology

We seek a highly independent, collaborative, and innovative scientist to join the Quantitative Cellular Pharmacology team in the Integrated Pharmacology group. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated with a strong foundation in cell biology and/or biochemistry and have experience with cell-based/biochemical assays. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing human disease-relevant assays to understand and address the
underlying cause of serious life-threatening diseases. Target identification/validation, mechanism of action studies and understanding drug candidate pharmacology using innovative approaches and technologies will be required.
Experience with miniaturized assays (384), knowledge of multiplex assay platforms, multi-parametric data analysis and basic command line programming is a plus. Preference will be given to candidates with a track record of innovation in the field. The Integrated Pharmacology group supports late-stage drug discovery for all disease areas in the drug discovery portfolio at the site and the Research Scientist will be a member of multiple discovery project teams.

Key Responsibilities:

• Lead the development of cell-based and/or biochemical assays for small molecule discovery as a key member of discovery project teams
• Execute cell based and/or biochemical assays supporting medicinal chemistry optimization, characterize our lead molecules in in vitro/in vivo models of human disease and meet deliverables for preclinical development projects
• Analyze, critically interpret and present data to cross-functional project teams, and recommend courses of action based on datasets and discussions with biologists and chemists
• Propose and develop innovative approaches to small molecule discovery based on the latest technologies and publications in the field
• Identify and evaluate new technologies to improve efficiency and processes
• Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Be a key member of the Integrated Pharmacology group and serve as a strong representative on interdisciplinary project teams
• Ensure data integrity and compliance under company policies

Minimal Requirements:

• PhD (or equivalent degree) in a relevant discipline (Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry or related Biological Sciences) and 0-5 years of productive, relevant industry or postdoctoral experience in cell-based
and/or biochemical assays to lead discovery, optimization and characterization
• Strong understanding of Cell Biology and expertise in cell-based and/or biochemical assay development
• Self-motivation, independence, organization, effective communication and presentation skills; adept in solving/troubleshooting complex problems as well as the ability to navigate a fast-paced work environment
• A desire to be part of a highly innovative company aimed at transforming the lives of people with serious diseases, their families and society


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