In Vivo Research Scientist

Cybrexa is seeking a self-motivated, energetic and creative biologist with hands-on experience in rodent in vivo experimentation to take part in the development of novel therapeutics in oncology and report to the biology manager.

 Essential Job Functions and Duties

 As a Research Scientist, this position will provide in vivo support for the development and characterization of small molecules. This will involve leading efficacy and PK/PD studies in mouse tumor models of cancer as well as catheterized rats.  The Candidate should have extensive experience in performing pharmacology experiments to aid in the design of pre-clinical studies.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience handling and dosing rodents for PK/PD/efficacy experiments
  • Experience developing, troubleshooting and validating in vivo assays
  • Ability to multitask, document and organize studies in an electronic notebook, and effectively communicate experimental results at meetings
  • Ability to collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of scientists

Education/Experience

The candidate should have a BS/MS degree with 5+ years of industry experience in biological sciences, with demonstrated scientific excellence. Previous experience in working drug discovery programs to develop compounds from the pre-clinical to the clinical setting would be preferred but not required.