Sr/Associate Scientist, InVivo Pharmacology

Senior Scientist In Vivo Pharmacology?
Brisbane, CA?

We?are seeking to hire a Senior Scientist to join the in vivo pharmacology team at Unity. This position will afford the successful individual an opportunity to be part of a highly motivated and engaging group of scientists searching for novel senolytic molecules to treat various age-related diseases. As part of the Unity team, you will discover and develop innovative drugs for an emerging and exciting biology and to translate our science into a pipeline of differentiated medicines. The ideal candidate should be an innovative and creative scientist with broad experience developing in vivo models and a proven track record leading functional teams towards the identification of clinical candidates.
The successful candidate will be a strong individual contributor, team leader, and integral part of our discovery efforts with responsibilities both lab and office-based. The duties of the job include experimental design and execution, analysis and interpretation of data, and regular presentation (verbal/written) of results and interpretation at group, project team, and Discovery team meetings.

  • Ph.D. with >5 years or B.S/M.S. with >10 yrs of scientific experience in the biopharmaceutical industry.

  • In-depth expertise in immunology/inflammation/fibrotic diseases required. Pulmonary fibrosis experience a plus.

  • Experience in small molecule drug development. Understanding of PK/PD relationships.

  • Degree in Pharmacology, Biology, Physiology, or a related field is essential.

  • Good physiology knowledge across a range of therapeutic areas/organ systems.

  • Evidence of independent scientific ability (e.g.,?post-doctoral training) and a track record of scientific accomplishments through publications, patents, and invited presentations.

  • Direct experience with conducting physiological measurements in animal models (lung, liver, eye, and/or kidney) is preferable.

  • Experience with immunohistochemistry, quantitative PCR, flow cytometry, fluorescence microscopy and other pharmacodynamics endpoints.

  • Ability to manage complexity and ambiguity in a highly matrixed work environment.

  • Experience and strong capabilities in managing, developing, and mentoring junior scientists and research associates.

  • Creativity and the ability to lead and/or work within an interdisciplinary team in order to achieve technical and corporate milestones.

  • Robust experimental design and troubleshooting skills, and excellent data analysis/mining/statistics capabilities.


Company Description:

About Ascent:

Ascent is a leading national technology consulting and professional services firm that focuses on tactical and strategic consulting. Ascent’s fundamental business is providing staffing services to Large Enterprise clients in our core market verticals: Financial Services, Healthcare, and Life Sciences. We focus the majority of our efforts in Staff Augmentation support of Large Enterprise Clients who utilize a Vendor Management System. Ascent works as both a reliable supplier in support of programs, as well as a Strategic Advisor in support of enterprise efforts to establish best in class preferred vendor programs. Ascent was ranked in the 2007 and 2008 Inc. 500 and recognized specifically for its innovative work in staff augmentation support of Large Enterprise preferred vendor accounts.

If you are ready to propel your career to new heights… read on. We are looking for talented and dedicated colleagues to join our phenomenal team. At Ascent, we have created an environment where culture, commitment and opportunity converge to yield a truly unique place to work. We know that every employee has something important to say and that every employee is integral to our success. Where else can you walk over to a founder and talk about your ideas to help build our business and have that idea implemented in 48 hours? More importantly, we do everything we can to make sure our employees not only have great jobs, but great lives.

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