Job ID: #8560

Senior Scientist, Metabolism

Cambridge, MA
Science Science
Research & Development

 

Responsibilities of the Senior Scientist, Metabolism:

  • Design and execute challenging projects to advance our drug discovery objectives, support target prioritization. Project tracking (resources/timelines/deliverables) and future people management
  • Generate novel, testable hypotheses to enable rapid, clear decision making
  • Design and execute pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic characterization of novel experimental therapeutics in animal models, and generation of endpoint data
  • Collaborate with bioinformatics, protein engineers, chemists for platform development and lead optimization; manage CROs and interact with external partners
  • Provide updates on project status to team members and stakeholders
  • Generate and communicate study reports, data packages and related documentation, including for regulatory filings
  • Contribute to the business development evaluation of in-license and out-license opportunities

Requirements of the Senior Scientist, Metabolism:

  • PhD in Biology, Cell biology or similar disciplines
  • Must have experience in metabolism, muscle biology/regeneration and/or cardiomyocyte culture
  • Must have hands-on experience with in vivo experimentation including study design, dosing, necropsy, tissue processing, etc.
  • Must have a strong background in both cellular and molecular biology techniques
  • Must be okay working in a stealth start up environment

 

Commonwealth Sciences is a professional recruiting firm specializing in Science, Engineering and Green Technologies. We unite industry professionals with exciting career opportunities by leveraging our technical expertise, advanced recruiting tools and years of staffing experience. CWS works with a variety of disciplines and levels from Research Associates to Scientists, Engineers, Managers and Directors. Our clients value the basic integrity, customer service and industry expertise that defines our organization.

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Commonwealth Sciences is a professional recruiting firm specializing in Life Science, Medical Device, and Engineering Technologies. We unite industry professionals with exciting career opportunities by leveraging our technical expertise, advanced recruiting tools and years of staffing experience. CWS works with a variety of disciplines and levels from Research Associates to Scientists, Engineers, Managers and Directors. Our clients value the basic integrity, customer service and industry expertise that defines our organization.