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Sr. Scientist, Biology

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Position

This Senior Scientist will be a key member of drug discovery and development teams.


  • Perform in vitro and in vivo assay development and validation
  • Design and execute/conduct in vitro and in vivo studies to facilitate drug discovery and development in various disease areas
  • Participate in new target identification and validation
  • Present research findings to project teams and governance bodies and prepare study reports
  • Maintain a high level of productivity in the lab and perform critical experiments
  • May mentor/supervise a team of associates and guide the performance of those individuals; is accountable for the effective performance of the team/individuals
  • Co-lead or coordinate the activities of a multi-functional drug development team and is responsible for the milestone achievement of the drug development program


  • PhD degree in cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or pharmacology with at least 3 years of experience in academia or pharmaceutical/biotech industry 
  • A successful track record in drug development or academic research
  • Excellent understanding of physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology
  • Demonstrated record in innovation, creativity and resilience in problem solving
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


  • Expertise in CNS diseases is preferred

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