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Research Associate

  • Location: Lawrenceville
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 19 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 08 December 2021

​​​Job Description:

LIST MAJOR SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Responsibilities will include: all aspects of in vivo drug discovery from measurement of food intake and body weights, to dosing of animals (p.o., i.p., s.c., i.m.). Experience with in vivo measurement of metabolism and fibrosis markers, most specifically but not limited to lung and liver. An understanding of intermediary metabolism and fibrotic pathways is helpful with a proven track record of research highly desirable. Experience with tissue processing and biochemical analyses of tissue samples is a key feature of this job. Furthermore, experience with ex vivo tissue isolation, processing and analysis is desirable, including histology. Data recording and processing (Excel and graphic tools), and appropriate statistical background is required, with in depth knowledge of these facets of research and the ability to effectively communicate results, are essential. Ability to work well within a highly integrated team and cross-functionally is a must. Good analytical and communication skills required.

RESPONSIBILITIES REQUIRED:

  • The successful candidate will be an integral part of a highly productive in vivo team discovering agents to treat lung and liver fibrosis (and potentially other fibrotic targets) within a fibrosis department. Responsibilities will include: all aspects of in vivo drug discovery from measurement of food intake and body weights, dosing of animals (e.g. p.o., i.p., s.c., i.m.), to measurement of key variables including substrates and hormones. The candidate will also be responsible for tissue biochemical analyses as appropriate. The ability to integrate knowledge from peers, supervisor and the literature and move this into successful model development is very important. The candidate will be responsible for analyzing (using excel, a statistical package and powerpoint presentation software) and communicating the resulting data to the supervisor and larger research group.

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