Sr Associate Scientist - In Vivo pharmacology (JP4685)

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 09-04-2018
Job Title:  Sr Associate Scientist - In Vivo pharmacology (JP4685)
Location: Thousand Oaks, Ca
Type: Contract
Duration: Initial 6 months with likely extension
Business Unit: Metabolic Disorders Res - Metabolism
3Key Consulting Inc. is looking for a Sr. Associate Scientist with In Vivo Pharmacologist experience, for a global bio-pharmaceutical company.
Job Summary
We are seeking a highly motivated and scientifically rigorous In Vivo Pharmacologist to join the Cardiometabolic Research group. The successful candidate will support pre-clinical development by evaluating therapeutic candidates in animal models of metabolic diseases.

Primary Responsibilities
• Perform animal husbandry duties
• Perform administrations via IP, IM, SC and IV routes
• Perform blood collection via tail venipuncture and retro-orbital routes
• Blood sampling and analysis of plasma chemistries and circulating hormones
• Perform necropsy, tissue collection and processing
• Keep meticulous records of research activities and experimental details
• Prepare, review and deliver scientific presentations for internal/external use

• BS/MS in Biology, Physiology or related disciplines
o 5 years of experience in executing preclinical in vivo studies using mouse models of obesity, diabetes and metabolic disease
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and GraphPad Prism
• Experience in preparation of dosing large and small molecule therapeutics
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Proven ability of multi-tasking to meet aggressive timelines
• Willing to take on additional responsibilities and demonstrated experience of high performance in matrix organization
• Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills, and the ability to work independently and effectively in a dynamic environment
• Proven ability to operate autonomously and execute on deliverables
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:
In vivo pharmacology experience Rodent drug dosing and blood sampling Experience with diabetic or obese animal models
Day to Day Responsibilities:
Animal handling and husbandry, dosing test articles and monitoring body weight changes, drug exposure and changes in pharmacodynamic markers. Preparing reports of results and data using graph pad and office software.
Employee Value Proposition:
This person could potentially be extended past the end date. This is a very scientifically published group; this person could be included in future publications as an author.
Red Flags: No extensive (5 years) in vivo experience
Interview Process:
30 min phone screen followed by in person interview with manager and colleagues. Available to interview immediately.
We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to  If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this position, please feel free to look at the other positions on our website You are welcome to also share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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