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  • Pfizer Inc.
  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 7 - 10 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:


Pfizers Rare Disease Research Unit (RDRU) is focused on developing therapies for inherited diseases, including neuromuscular and neurodegenerative disorders The successful candidate will be a member of the repeat expansion diseases team and will be responsible for establishing pre-clinical disease models (cellular and rodent), including testing the efficacy of lead molecules S/he is expected to have excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and presentation skills (written and oral) and will need to effectively communicate with internal and external partners


Design and conduct experiments that advance the development of therapies
Design, complete experimental studies, carry out data analyses and interpretation, record results in electronic lab notebook, and stay abreast of novel relevant findings from the literature
Interface with an internal interdisciplinary team and with external collaborators from academia and industry
Support in vivo work for other projects in the RDRU portfolio


MS with 7 years of experience or PhD in biochemistry, cell biology, or a related discipline including primary authorship on relevant publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals
Must be willing to work with live animals and cells/tissues of human origin
Hands-on experience working with in vivo and cellular models of rare neuromuscular and/or neurological diseases Experience with mitochondrial disease and rodent behavioral analyses
Strong hands-on experience analyzing the pathobiology of diseases and ability to establish robust methods in-house, including transfer to internal/external partners
Scientific and technical agility; demonstrated ability to impact >1 rare neuromuscular and/or neurological diseases
Familiarity with standard molecular biology methods including but not limited to cell culture, siRNA and plasmid transfections, immunoassays such as ELISAs and western blotting, quantitative real-time PCR, and immunofluorescence
Experience supporting a multidisciplinary project team including the ability to generate high quality data in a time-sensitive environment, to assimilate new information from multiple sources, and to effectively communicate with internal and external scientists
Creativity, self-motivation and the ability to work independently including analysis and troubleshooting of experimental results and reviewing literature to formulate new approaches


Experience in >1 rare neuromuscular and/or neurological disease
Experience in mitochondrial biology
Experience collaborating with industry
Post-doctoral experience or equivalent


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Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

N (Other) (United States of America)

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 : 06th Apr 2020

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