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Senior Scientist

Company: Impellam Group N.A.
Location: Collegeville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Description:Role = Senior ScientistDescription of Department:Genetic information from various sources are providing scientists with greater insight into how our genes cause and protect us from disease. The Novel Human Genetics Research Unit (NHG-RU) focuses on drug targets which have a strong link to disease based on human genetics. This position will be to work within the ion channel group of the NHG-RU which focuses on this target class to develop medicines.Job Description:This position will allow the selected candidate to gain experience of the drug discovery process in a scientifically innovative environment.The role will involve:--- Cell culturing of recombinant cellular reagents (HEK293, CHO, U2OS).--- Preparation of solutions to be used in electrophysiological assays.--- Working closely with experienced scientists to ensure cellular reagents are provided at a high quality and in a timely manner.--- Dissection and culturing of primary neurons from the dorsal root ganglia and trigeminal ganglia of rodent.Basic Qualifications:--- Manager not interested in PhD or Post-Doc candidates.--- Experience with cell culturing methodologies, primary neuron isolation methods. Ideally, in the context of functional assays to measure ion channel activity.--- Must be eligible to work in the US at the time of, and for the duration of their employment. Candidates will be required to furnish evidence of US work authorization.--- Able to work full-time (35-40 hours/week) throughout.Required Qualifications:--- Basic understanding of pharmacology, biology, neuroscience. Ideally have studied ion channels and electrophysiology.Eligibility Requirements:--- Successfully pass a drug screen and background check prior to assignment target start date.--- Provide your own funding for relocation and commuting if applicable.Per our client---s policy, individuals hired for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless otherwise prohibited by law. We comply with federal, state and local laws with regard to accommodations related to this policy. SRG is an Equal Opportunity Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful under applicable law.(#LI-SR1)

Keywords: Impellam Group N.A., Philadelphia , Senior Scientist, Other , Collegeville, Pennsylvania

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