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.