Contract Duration: 5-36 months
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.