inVentiv Health 0000102393-Assoc. Scientist (5250) in Massachusetts



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Job Description:

Job Description:


• Join a newly established research team focused on understanding the molecular basis of fibrotic disease and developing novel therapeutics to treat these diseases.

• Develop cellular and biochemical based technologies to support programs within the fibrosis therapeutic area.

• Conduct cell based assays to study mechanism of action of therapeutic targets and evaluate the activity of therapeutic candidates, utilizing biochemical, enzymatic, cell signaling and FACS based readouts.

• Develop in vivo, cell based and biochemical approaches and technologies to establish the activity and mechanism of action of candidate therapeutics.

• Independently review the relevant literature to understand and propose the best methods that can be applied to the needs of the group.

• Provide strategic input and propose new initiatives for methods to validate novel targets and test therapeutics.

• Keep abreast of, and use, state-of-the-art technologies in target validation.

• Prepare, review and deliver scientific presentations for internal/external use.

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Job Requirements:


• BS with 1-3 years of academic and/or industry experience

• Experience developing and running high throughput cell based assays to inform SAR

• Hands-on experience and excellent teamwork skills in liaising with other departments.

• Hands on experience in running mouse models of disease (particularly dosing, collection of tissues) in addition to processing and analyzing tissue samples is an asset.

• Must be able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of experimental design, underlying scientific principles, and the ability to independently assess results.

• Needs to have a demonstrated track record of leading support activities for multiple research projects, scientific and technical advancement, and coauthorship of peer-reviewed publications.

• Requires excellent communication skills and ability to present data, and the ability and willingness to work effectively in a highly collaborative research environment.

• Ability to collaborate and work with others in a matrix environment

• Ability to conduct independent research and be a team player

• Ability to prioritize responsibilities

• Comfortable with changing direction and taking risks

• Create solutions for technical challenges

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