Senior Scientist, Preclinical Neurodegenerative Research

August 28, 2021
San Carlos, CA
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Looking for a Senior Scientist to provide scientific leadership to platform development, disease modeling and drug discovery!

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Salary: $110,000 - $160,000 per year

A bit about us:

Based in San Carlos, CA we are an preclinical stage bio-pharmaceutical company currently developing treatments for neurological and neurodegenerative disorders. Using our patented technology and neural cell types, we develop cell-based assays discovering novel therapeutics.

We are looking for a Senior Scientist, Neuroscience Lead for our flagship program built around the development of antiepileptic drugs. If you have a background in the neurophysiology of epileptic seizures, electrophysiological techniques, and pre-clinical models for discovery of anticonvulsant therapeutics - we invite you to apply today to be part of our high-energy biotech environment.

Why join us?

  • Competitive Salary!
  • Great Benefits Package!
  • The Opportunity to Join an Amazing Team!

Job Details

You Have:

  • PhD, postdoc and 5+ years of industry experience in the neuroscience field
  • Deep expertise in human stem cell-derived in vitro model systems
  • Experience with assay development for phenotypic screening
  • Experience in managing multidisciplinary teams

You may have: (Bonus!)

  • A career emphasis on neurological and neurodegenerative disorders
  • Experience with electrophysiology assays and data
  • Experience with imaging technologies
  • Background in drug discovery and preclinical development
  • Expertise in iPSC handling, and differentiation of iPSC-derived cell types as in vitro disease models

You will:

  • Lead and develop a novel early discovery platform
  • Develop a vision and the research strategy based on stem cell-derived human in vitro neuronal models
  • Interact with academic leaders and collaborators
  • Manage CROs and partnerships, across teams and technologies to advance our epilepsy research program

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