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

Inception Sciences Canada is currently seeking a lead 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 establishing the new vivarium, the development and execution of rodent in vivo models and performing pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic studies.  The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary drug discovery team of chemists, biologists and DMPK scientists.

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. or M.Sc. with a minimum of 6-10 years’ experience in in vivo pharmacology

  • Extensive hands-on experience and demonstrated abilities to design and perform in vivo pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic and drug efficacy studies

  • Experience overseeing a small group of research associates on studies across multiple drug discovery programs

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

  • A strong desire to continue to stay close to the science and to perform hands-on work

  • The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge in the areas of renal pharmacology and small molecule therapeutics.  Knowledge of drug targets in the renal space would be an asset.  

  • Experience in all aspects of working with animal care committees

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