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Biochemist Position in San Diego

Inception Sciences has an exciting opportunity for a biochemist or enzymologist to join our existing drug discovery team in San Diego. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and execution of target validation plans, establishing biochemical and cellular assays and guiding research and drug discovery projects.  The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary drug discovery team of experienced chemists, biologists and DMPK scientists.

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. with a minimum of 6-10 years’ experience in biochemistry or enzymology

  • Experience as an independent research scientist in an academic or pharmaceutical/ biotech environment

  • Use biochemical techniques to identify and profile drug candidates and investigate their mechanism of action. Experience with high throughput assays is an asset.

  • Experience overseeing research associates on studies across multiple drug discovery programs

  • A strong team player who enjoys scientific discovery and has the ability to communicate effectively in an interdisciplinary environment

  • A strong desire to learn and to continue to stay close to the science

  • The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge in the areas of immunology or immune oncology

  • Prior experience in drug development in Pharma or Biotech industry is an asset

  • Excellent oral and written communication

Inception Sciences offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits packages, as well as working in a supportive team environment. This position is located in our San Diego office.  We invite you to consider a career with Inception by submitting your resume to HR@inceptionsci.com.


In Vitro Associate Scientist or Research Associate Position in San Diego

Inception Sciences is seeking a dynamic scientist to work as part of a project team to identify lead compounds and advance programs towards clinical development in the context of oncology and auto-immune diseases. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and execution of biochemical and cellular assays and actively participating in drug discovery projects. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree with over 5 years’ experience in developing in vitro assays in biotech or pharmaceutical environment.

  • In depth knowledge of, and hands-on experience with cell based assay development

    • Including but not limited to; in vitro reporter assay, cell imaging, enzymatic assays, RT-PCR, flow cytometry.

  • Evaluate drug candidates in biochemical, enzymatic, cell-based assays.

  • Participate in multidisciplinary team efforts through leading specific parts of the project.

  • Present regular research updates to project teams. 

  • Strong understanding of drug development.

  • Experience supporting the development of small molecules, biologics and/or other therapies.

  • Strong organizational and problem solving abilities.

  • High level of initiative, independence, and ability to work unsupervised.

  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team, in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong commitment to business ethics.

  • Excellent oral and written communication.

  • Must be flexible and open to new tasks and challenges.

  • Execute with precise attention to detail.

  • Good record keeping and attention to detail essential.

  • Must be proficient with computers and software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Prism Graph Pad, PowerPoint.

Inception Sciences offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits packages, as well as working in a supportive team environment. This position is located in our San Diego office.  We invite you to consider a career with Inception by submitting your resume to HR@inceptionsci.com.


Associate Pharmacologist Position in Vancouver

Inception Sciences Canada is currently seeking an Associate Pharmacologist to join our existing drug discovery team at our laboratories situated on Great Northern Way in Vancouver.  The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting in vivo models and performing pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic studies in rodents.  The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary drug discovery team of chemists, biologists and DMPK scientists.

Requirements:

  • M.Sc. or B.Sc. with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in rodent in vivo pharmacology

  • Hands-on experience and demonstrated abilities to successfully conduct in vivo pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic and drug efficacy studies

  • A strong team player who enjoys scientific discovery and has the ability to communicate effectively in an interdisciplinary environment

  • Strong hands-on knowledge of all facets of rodent handling and colony maintenance (e.g. body weight measurement, food/water intake, urine collection, etc)

  • Proficient in all routes of drug administration in rodents (p.o., i.v., s.c, i.p., infusion, minipump) and blood sampling

  • Ability to perform necropsies and surgical procedures is an advantage

  • Organized, self-motivated, able to multitask and deliver results with high degree of attention to detail

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Prior experience in drug development in Pharma or Biotech industry is an asset

The position title, compensation and benefits will be commensurate with the selected candidate’s qualifications.  Inception Sciences is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment.

Please submit your CV and supporting documents to H-R@inceptionsci.ca.


Lead Pharmacologist Position in Vancouver

Inception Sciences Canada is currently seeking a lead pharmacologist to join our existing drug discovery team at our laboratories situated on Great Northern Way in Vancouver.  The successful candidate will be responsible for establishing the new vivarium, the development and execution of rodent in vivo models and performing pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic studies.  The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary drug discovery team of chemists, biologists and DMPK scientists.

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. or M.Sc. with a minimum of 6-10 years’ experience in in vivo pharmacology

  • Extensive hands-on experience and demonstrated abilities to design and perform in vivo pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic and drug efficacy studies

  • Experience overseeing a small group of research associates on studies across multiple drug discovery programs

  • A strong team player who enjoys scientific discovery and has the ability to communicate effectively in an interdisciplinary environment

  • A strong desire to continue to stay close to the science and to perform hands-on work

  • The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge in the areas of renal pharmacology and small molecule therapeutics.  Knowledge of drug targets in the renal space would be an asset.  

  • Experience in all aspects of working with animal care committees

  • Prior experience in drug development in Pharma or Biotech industry is an asset

The position title, compensation and benefits will be commensurate with the selected candidate’s qualifications.  Inception Sciences is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment.

Please submit your CV and supporting documents to H-R@inceptionsci.ca.