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Senior Research Associate

Company: WuXi AppTec
Location: San Diego
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:


Experience / Education

  • S./M.S. in physiology or pharmacology with 1-2 years of industry experience
  • Expertise with animal models in one or more of the following disease areas is essential:
  • Liver disease, in particular NAFLD/NASH
  • Metabolic syndrome research: appetite regulation, obesity, adipose tissue dysregulation and inflammation
  • Diabetes and related pathologies such as kidney failure, diabetic wound healing and tissue repair, neuropathy, retinopathy, and cardiovascular/microvascular disease
  • Insulin resistance and impact on whole body cardio metabolic health
  • Interactive and collaborative approach; expert influence and conflict resolution skills are preferred
  • Experience with in vitro and in vivo pharmacology studies, e.g. sterile cell culture techniques, and rodent handling experience (animal dosing (IV, PO, IP, SC) in academic or industry laboratory environment
  • Work experience in CRO or in a commercial setting is preferred
  • Excellent oral and written commutation skills and presentation ability
  • Must be detail-oriented, have strategic planning skills and capability to multi-task, ensuring that all tactical details are managed efficiently and effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to guide groups through corporate change and growth
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills to seamlessly fit within a teamwork and driven environment

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills
  • Need to be able to read, write and understand English (Mandarin)
  • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook)

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to work in an office environment with minimal noise conditions. Must be able to work in Lab setting with exposure to Animals/biohazards / Chemicals (List specific Chemicals) Must not have animal allergies to applicable species in this facility Must be able to wear appropriate PPE Must be able to work in environment with variable noise levels Ability to stand /Sit/walk for long periods of time Ability to Lift 10 lbs. routinely Ability to crouch, bend, twist, and reach Ability to push/pull 10 lbs. routinely/ often / occasionally Clarity of Vision Ability to identify and distinguish colors Must be able to perform activities with repetitive motions Ability to climb Ladders / Stairs / Scaffolding Ability to work in variable temperatures high to freezing Inside/outside working conditions

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability

Keywords: WuXi AppTec, San Diego , Senior Research Associate, Other , San Diego, California

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