Sr. Associate Scientist- 6-month temp to permanent position job in Cranbury
|Employer:|| Amicus Therapeutics|
|State:||New Jersey (NJ)|
Sr. Associate Scientist
6-month temp tp permanent position Summary of Position
The in vivo pharmacology department runs comprehensive drug discovery/development programs aimed at identifying novel therapeutics for inherited diseases caused by genetic mutations that lead to aberrant protein stability, folding and trafficking. The successful candidate will be involved in animal studies aimed towards investigating the mechanism of action, characterizing the pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic properties, and evaluating the efficacy of drug candidates using in-life and biochemical techniques.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Highly motivated individual required with the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
- Carry on routine biochemical assays including sample homogenization/dilution, enzyme activity assay, protein assay (in 96-well plate settings), etc.
- Support the day-to-day functions of in vivo pharmacology department and contribute to team work depending on project needs and skill sets. Activities may include preparation of dosing solutions, necropsy, isolation and processing of tissues for biochemical and histology purposes.
- Work closely with the manager and colleagues to prioritize tasks and deliver to meet project timelines.