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Pharma job Canada | Research Associate Position @ Xenon

Pharma job Canada | Research Associate Position @ Xenon

Pharma job Canada | Research Associate Position @ Xenon: We are a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company discovering and developing a pipeline of differentiated therapeutics for orphan indications that we intend to commercialize on our own, and for larger market indications that we intend to partner with global pharmaceutical industry leaders. We have built a core platform, which we call Extreme Genetics®, enabling the discovery of validated drug targets by studying rare human diseases with extreme traits, including diseases caused by mutations in ion channels, known as channelopathies.

Our integrated platform has a full complement of in-house capabilities for human genetics and small molecule drug discovery, and for pre-clinical and clinical development.Our pharmaceutical partners include Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Genentech, and Merck & Co. Our pharmaceutical collaborations have generated in aggregate over $155.0 million in non-equity funding to date with the potential to provide us with over $1.0 billion in future milestone payments, as well as royalties and co-promotion income on product sales. We focus on the development of novel medicines using our proprietary Extreme Genetics® platform.

Pharma job Canada | Research Associate Position @ Xenon

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide support for a new drug discovery program
  • Conduct in vivo pharmacology experiments to characterize the efficacy and safety of compounds that target neurological disorders
  • Conducting pharmacological assays
  • Determining the pharmacokinetics of test compounds

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MSc/BSc degree in physiology, pharmacology, neuroscience or related field.
  • Experience with behavioral assessment of animal models is highly desirable.
  • Experience conducting basic in vivo procedures, such as drug administration, blood collection, animal handling and care.
  • Excellent record keeping, attention to detail and good communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment and be flexible in adapting to change.
  • Strategic and critical thinker, result/project oriented, methodical and practical.
  • Enthusiasm for laboratory work, good problem solving abilities.
  • Drug discovery project experience preferred.

Pharma job Canada | Research Associate Position @ Xenon

How to Apply : To apply for this position, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to careers@xenon-pharma.com and include “Research Associate, In Vivo” in the subject line.

View Original Notification : https://www.xenon-pharma.com/2016/07/ra-invivo/

Job publish date : 13 july 2016

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