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Sr. Scientist, Biomarker

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals
Madison, WI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

The Position

This Senior Scientist will be part of a team responsible for delivery of translational biomarker strategies for drug development candidates. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in biological sciences, in-depth experience in translational research/medicine and clinical biomarkers in drug development. He/she will also have strong communication skills, ability to work in a matrixed-based, fast paced environment, solid problem-solving abilities, and a commitment to excellence.


  • Design, develop, and execute translational ready biomarker assays to support evaluation of pharmacodynamics, and prediction of clinical response from early discovery to first in human proof of concept
  • Identify and evaluate new technologies to support our evolving translational biomarker strategies
  • Responsible for overseeing data analyses and assay validation in CRO-based projects
  • Effectively collaborate in highly matrixed organization to drive advancement of early-stage projects into translational and clinical development
  • Act as a technical expert in his/her field and provide guidance for internal collaborators


  • PhD or equivalent advanced biology degree with 4+ years of experience applying translational biomarker technologies for discovery and/or clinical research
  • Experience working with service providers and CROs
  • Excellent organization skills and familiarity with a fast-paced work environment
  • Collaborative spirit and ability to thrive in a matrixed environment

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Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals


Madison, WI
53719 USA



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