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in vivo Pharmacology Research Associate/Scientist, Neuroscience

  • Cambridge (Cambridgeshire)
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Description de l'offre

Job Description

The neuroscience department is looking for an experienced in vivo research associate to assume a hands-on role in a team responsible for neurobiology research focused on neurodegenerative, psychiatric and developmental disorders. The Scientist will conceive, conduct, and analyze experiments using a variety of in vivo rodent models. Hands-on expertise in peripheral and surgical delivery of substances to the central nervous system is paramount, along with excellent knowledge of rodent neuroanatomy. Rodent stereotaxic neurosurgery and other in vivo techniques will be heavily utilized within projects. Excellent communication and teamwork will be critical.
Posting Title

in vivo Pharmacology Research Associate/Scientist, Neuroscience

Profil recherché

Minimum requirements

The candidate should have a B.S. or M.S. degree or equivalent in neurobiology, in vivo pharmacology or a related discipline, and experience working in an industrial setting. Technical requirements include: rodent (mouse and rat) stereotaxic brain surgery, peripheral dosing, advanced necropsy techniques (e.g., CSF collection, brain/spinal cord extraction). Experience in conducting histology studies, PK/PD/efficacy studies, and working with rodent models of CNS diseases will be major pluses. The candidate should be able to work under minimal supervision, be team-oriented and collaborative. The candidate should also be an effective communicator, be organized and detail-oriented, and adept at troubleshooting.
Job Type

Full Time

Work Location

Cambridge, MA
Functional Area

Research & Development

Business Unit

Employment Type

Company/Legal Entity

EEO Statement

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.