24 days old

Sr. Scientist, Pharmacology

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
**Kelly Services is actively recruiting for a Direct Hire opportunity in** **San Diego** **, CA for a** **Sr. Scientist, Pharmacology** **.**

We are looking for a talented Sr. Scientist, Pharmacology a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel RNA-based therapeutics for intractable diseases. We are currently seeking a talented, highly motivated and independent research scientist to join our pharmacology/drug discovery group. The successful candidate is expected to lead drug discovery research, and to execute in vivo, ex vivo and in vitro studies to evaluate new drug targets, novel drug candidates and treatment modalities to address unmet medical needs.

Salary: $130k

Major Job Functions

Develop therapeutic concepts and strategies

Identify and validate novel drug targets using different approaches

Develop and evaluate in vivo and in vitro models and new assays/ methodologies

Independently plan, design, and execute in vitro, ex vivo and in vivo studies, and analyze and interpret the data to support drug discovery and development efforts

Work closely with cross-functional teams, and present research progress to project team and senior staff

Lead and manage research project(s)

Write study reports and manuscripts. Contribute to preparation of patents and IND filings

Education and/or Experience

PhD in life science with completed postdoctoral training and a minimum of 4 years of drug discovery experience

Strong background and research experience in metabolic, cardiovascular, and fibrotic diseases

High motivation, independence, and ability to thinking critically and creatively to solve problems

Proven interpersonal and written/oral communication skills

Experience in RNA drug discovery is a plus

***Level of the position is flexible and commensurate based on candidates experience



**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **Science & Clinical?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.


Posted: 2022-07-25 Expires: 2022-09-08

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