Scientist Pharmacology
  • Gaithersburg, Maryland, US
  • +914043515100
234 Days ago
Job Description
Gaithersburg, MD
Contract Duration: 5-36 months
Rate: Negotiable
Salary: NA $1.00



  • Excellent employment opportunity for a Scientist Pharmacology in the Gaithersburg, MD area.
  • Highly proficient in working with rodent models of NASH, diabetes and obesity – hands on expertise in animal handling, dosing (SC, IV, PO and IM), and necropsy tissue collections (essential)
  • Independently execute ex vivo analysis of blood/tissue samples including qPCR gene expression, Western blots, and ELISAs (desirable)
  • Take part in all experimental work, including the design, analysis and interpretation of data from these experiments (desirable)
  • Prepare and present scientific data to CVRM in vivo group meetings (essential) and project team meetings (desirable)
  • Develop an understanding of the scientific basis of the CVRM project pipeline, to be able to successfully execute experiments needed to meet the requirements of the projects involved with (essential)
  • Contribute to CVRM animal model work and/or development including areas of NASH, obesity, dyslipidemia, CV and diabetic kidney disease (essential)




  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Must Have Skills: 3-5 years of experience (at least 1-2 years of experience in vivo lab).
  • Hands on expertise working with rodents - doses and blood/tissue collections
  • Looking for a candidate that has hands on in vivo technical skills supporting pharmacology and PK/PD experiments in the eCVRM department. 
  • Expertise in rodent animal handling, SC, IP and oral dosing is a requirement. 
  • Ex vivo lab skills a plus, including techniques such as ELISAs and tissue gene expression. 
  • The successful candidate would support programs in the Metabolism Bioscience group in areas of NASH, obesity and diabetes.
  • Execution of metabolism in vivo assays including GTTs, ITTs, and measurement food intake (desirable)
  • Experience in surgical procedures desirable
  • Experience in Pharmaceutical industry desirable
  • Team player, organizational skills, flexibility with time management
  • Shift: Monday-Friday onsite in Gaithersburg (occasional weekends)
  • If no experimental work, work done virtually.

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Required Skills
  • ELISAs,oral dosing,blood/tissue collections,in vivo technical,PK/PD experiments,rodent animal handling,Metabolism Bioscience

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Working Hours / Week