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Associate Pharmacologist at Inception Sciences
Vancouver City, British Columbia, CA

Inception Sciences Canada is currently seeking an Associate Pharmacologist to join our existing drug discovery team at our laboratories situated on Great Northern Way in Vancouver.  The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting in vivo models and performing pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic studies in rodents.  The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary drug discovery team of chemists, biologists and DMPK scientists.

Requirements:

  • M.Sc. or B.Sc. with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in rodent in vivo pharmacology

  • Hands-on experience and demonstrated abilities to successfully conduct in vivo pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic and drug efficacy studies

  • A strong team player who enjoys scientific discovery and has the ability to communicate effectively in an interdisciplinary environment

  • Strong hands-on knowledge of all facets of rodent handling and colony maintenance (e.g. body weight measurement, food/water intake, urine collection, etc)

  • Proficient in all routes of drug administration in rodents (p.o., i.v., s.c, i.p., infusion, minipump) and blood sampling

  • Ability to perform necropsies and surgical procedures is an advantage

  • Organized, self-motivated, able to multitask and deliver results with high degree of attention to detail

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Prior experience in drug development in Pharma or Biotech industry is an asset