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Research Associate - In Vitro Pharmacology

NonClinical | Scottsdale, AZ | Full Time

Job Description

We are the leading oncology CRO, developing novel treatments for patients that need them most. Our team is fully dedicated to oncology – it is all we do – combining innovation and expertise to quickly move medicines from preclinical development into clinical trials. Adaptive and forward-thinking – we guide our client's therapy through the most critical development milestones from the lab to planning their regulatory and clinical strategy. Our ultimate goal? To help patients.

Position Summary:

The TD2 Research Associate - In Vitro Pharmacology will be involved in many aspects of the lab’s operations including tissue culture, various cell-based assays, and in vivo experiments. The candidate should be able to work in a deadline-driven environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for tissue culture activities.
  • Responsible for the quality and integrity of the tissue culture banks.
  • Works closely with lab management for daily activity planning.
  • Provides technical input on protocol execution.
  • Executes in vitro pharmacology studies as assigned.
  • Maintains detailed laboratory files and documents.
  • Adheres to study protocols.
  • Collection and assessment of data.
  • Participates in weekly lab meetings by updating department of progress, results, and future studies.
  • Maintains lab equipment.
  • Performs general laboratory duties.
  • Performs other laboratory duties as assigned.
  • Assists other labs as needed.
  • Works closely with lab leadership and project managers to properly prepare for and execute assigned pharmacology studies.
  • Works with department leadership on new assay validations.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years direct in vitro pharmacology experience.
  • Extensive experience in tissue culture techniques and other in vitro cell based assays.
  • Immunology assays experience a plus
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in the use of Microsoft applications and data analysis software.
  • Periodic weekend/holiday shifts.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Highly organized.

Born from the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), TD2 was formed in 2003 as a subsidiary of TGen, and less than two years later, opened its doors on the campus of the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz. In our 17 years of business, we have helped more than 600 biotech and pharma companies, maintaining hundreds of client studies per year. Among them, our team has been involved in more than 600 first-in-man major oncology medicines, including numerous trials that have led to approvals in both rare and large indications.

TD2 is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, disability, veteran’s status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.