Postdoctoral Associate - Drug Discovery

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

San Diego, CA

Job posting number: #7101966 (Ref:spd-2038200)

Posted: June 8, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

SBP is a preeminent, independent biomedical research institute dedicated to understanding human biology and disease, and advancing scientific discoveries to profoundly impact human health.

Postdoctoral Associate - Drug Discovery

Opportunities to Excel

  • Independently designs and performs experiments and procedures with high degree of complexity, demonstrating increasing expertise with a wide range of techniques
  • Provides hands-on expertise
  • Interprets results and evaluates of data from different sources and draws relevant conclusions
  • Presents results in internal and possibly external meetings
  • Anticipates, identifies and analyzes potential scientific and/or technical problems of significant complexity that could arise within a project and devises innovative solutions to move the project forward
  • Substantially contributes to writing of reports and manuscripts, and may take primary responsibility for project-specific reports. Communicates relevant project progress to project team, review committees and Prebys Center/Institute senior leadership in both formal and informal written and verbal reports
  • May act as principal scientist leading research on individual projects
  • May lead multidisciplinary team including direct reports and ensure team’s adherence to the project stage-gates and milestones

Required Experience

  • A Ph.D. degree or equivalent in scientific discipline such as biology, chemistry, or pharmacology
  • 1-2 years’ postgraduate training in hypothesis and data driven discovery research.
  • Experience working either with mammalian cells and cultures or sophisticated biochemical experimental techniques and systems is required
  • Enzymology, protein chemistry, cellular or molecular biology experience is beneficial

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities

  • Passionate and energized about translational research, determined to make a difference in the world through discovery.
  • Excited about new opportunities and eager for rapid cross disciplinary learning experiences
  • Self-motivated with hands-on ownership
  • ·Able to build credibility and develop relationships in a team-based environment through collaboration
  • Assertive, data driven, but respectful of others
  • Nimble, flexible and comfortable with ambiguity

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute is an Equal Opportunity employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability – committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status as designated by federal, state or local law. For additional information about your rights as an applicant, click HERE.

If you need an accommodation seeking employment with Sanford Burnham Prebys, please email [email protected]. Accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis.

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Job posting number:#7101966 (Ref:spd-2038200)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
La Jolla,California
United States
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