• Principal Scientist, Liver Metabolism Jobs in United States Of America - 23772876

  • Pfizer Inc.
  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 2 - 5 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

The Internal Medicine Research Unit (IMRU) is committed to pursuing a deep mechanistic understanding of metabolic diseases including Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) This role will focus on basic mechanistic science with the ultimate goal of identifying novel therapies for NAFLD/NASH The aim is to recruit a scientifically and technically strong research scientist proficient in in vivo and in vitro metabolic research Our goal is to build a research team of driven scientists focused on the metabolic pathways driving NAFLD and NASH

Responsibilities

The successful candidate is expected to lead basic scientific research into pertinent biological questions for internal programs The candidate should possess strong technical skills in the areas of rodent handling, dietary rodent models of obesity and diabetes and experimental design Proficiency in cell culture techniques is desired and experience with primary hepatocyte culture is preferred but not required An advanced understanding of the underlying causes of metabolic disease, hepatosteatosis and basic metabolic pathways is essential as the candidate will be responsible for developing and leading the experimental strategy supporting their work

Successful candidates will be expected to

Perform in vivo experiments to address key mechanistic and pharmacological scientific questions
Have experience with rodent handling, dosing and mouse genetics
Be proficient with cell culture techniques Primary hepatocyte cell culture experience is preferred
Apply scientific and technical expertise to experimental design and the interpretation of results
Have basic laboratory skills in the area of quantitative PCR, molecular biology, western blotting, biochemical assays, molecular biology and rodent genetics
Maintain a cutting edge awareness of the literature as well as preclinical scientific and technical developments
Ability to present at both internal and external meetings

Role Qualifications

PhD with a minimum of 2 to 5 years of Industry Experience
Possess strong written/verbal communication skills and ability to effectively collaborate with scientists working in other disciplines including chemistry, drug metabolism, drug safety and clinical medicine

EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA Pfizer is an E-Verify employer

Sunshine Act

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Other Job Details

Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical/Medicine, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Bio Tech/R&D/Scientist
Role : Bio-Technology Research
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 07th Apr 2020

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