Senior Research Associate, Inflammation

San Diego, CA

  • We are seeking a responsible, dynamic, creative and highly motivated Senior Research Associate to join our anti-inflammation team.
  • This is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Develop, perform and coordinate in vivo models to support the pre-clinical anti-inflammation studies 
  • Analyze and identify blood-based and tissue markers of inflammation
  • Perform and analyze flow cytometry-based profiling of immune cells
  • Ability to multi-task, adapt to project requirements and efficiently manage time in a fast-paced, result oriented research environment and inter-departmental collaborations
  • Ability to work independently, engage in data analysis, provide effective and detail-focused communication, documentation of research results and working collaboratively with others to achieve objectives and timelines

Requirements

  • A Bachelor or Master degree in Immunology, Biological Science or related discipline with at least 8 years of industry experience
  • Extensive hands on experience in small animal handling, general surgical techniques, collection of blood and tissue samples, all routes of drug administration (i.p., s.c., p.o., i.v., i.d.)
  • Expertise in immunization protocols and models of inflammation such as Collagen-Induced Arthritis, mouse models of allergic diseases and/or colitis
  • Proficiency in primary human cell isolation and design/execution of immunological assays such as ELISA, mutliplex immunoassays, Meso Scale Discovery, cell sorting and flow cytometry. Experience with co-culture MLR studies is also desirable
  • Knowledge in small molecule drug development and PK/PD assay technologies
  • Some IACUC experience and/or AAALAC experience is highly desired
  • Proven ability to collaborate in a team environment and work independently
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be a team-player, punctual and reliable, dependable and flexible in adapting to change in a multi-disciplinary, fast-paced work environment

Please submit your resume or additional inquiries to apply@samumed.com. Please include the complete title of the position for which you are applying in the subject line of your email. Emails that do not include this information will be disregarded. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.