Research Associate I/II*, PharmacologyCytokinetics
Job Location: South San Francisco
We seek a highly motivated Research Associate to support our pharmacology effort for muscle contractility programs. This individual will conduct and manage in vivo and in vitro experiments related to the efficacy of novel small molecule compounds in the area of cardiac and skeletal muscle diseases. This individual will also be involved in designing, optimizing, and implementing new assays to measure muscle and whole body function. As a member of a multidisciplinary team, you will work closely with team members to identify, characterize and advance compounds through research and preclinical development.
This position requires a BS/MS in biology, physiology, pharmacology or related field with 0-3 years of relevant research experience
Ability to perform basic rodent handling and dosing
Experience in making physiological buffers
Basic computer skills, including experience with data management and presentation
Surgical experience is a plus
Experience in a pharmaceutical/biotechnology environment a plus
Team oriented, dependable, independent self starter
Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential
Now is the perfect time for you to consider a move to Cytokinetics where you can put all of your skills to maximum use. You will enjoy a truly unique culture as well as a competitive benefits program.