Research Associate II/ Senior Research Associate, Cancer Pharmacology - Redwood City

Recruiter
Revolution Medicines
Location
Redwood City, California
Posted
Oct 31, 2019
Closes
Nov 14, 2019
Ref
7dd975bb9a72
Organization Type
Corporate
The Opportunity:
As a key member of our dynamic pharmacology team, you will:
• Independently design, conduct, and manage in vivo and ex vivo experiments including efficacy and PKPD in rodent
models of human cancer.
• Perform standard tissue and blood collections and process for pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic assays.
• Perform minor surgical procedures such as intubations, implantation of devices, orthotopic implants, blood and tissue
collection.
• Carry out in vivo operations and animal procurement, formulations, animal health surveillance, and husbandry duties.
• Provide monitoring and care for study animals; maintaining records on animals required by protocol guidelines.
• Uphold federal laboratory animal welfare standards in an AAALAC accredited facility.
• Make detailed observations, record, and analyze data. Troubleshoot experiments and suggesting improvements.
• Independently execute assigned tasks following appropriate laboratory/technical procedures with minimal
supervision.
• Evaluate and clearly report experimental results to manager and colleagues on a routine basis with special attention
to data quality and reproducibility. Present at internal meetings and prepare written reports of executed studies.
• Work in close collaboration with cell biology colleagues and assisting with development of translational models.
• Develop high-quality protocols and outputs, and maintain detailed documentation of procedures and data to comply
with internal standard operating procedures and other quality criteria, where necessary.
• Weekend/PM and holiday shift may be required.

Required Experience, Skills, and Education:
• BA/BS or M.S degree in biology or animal sciences with up to 5 years' experience preferred at the RA II level, and up
to 7 years' experience preferred at the SRA level, working in a laboratory research environment in either industry or
academia with emphasis on in vivo procedures.
• Small molecule pharmacology experience highly preferred.
• Experience with oncology models including immuno-oncology models.
• Broad practical experience and knowledge in common in vivo procedures, cell biology laboratory procedures (cell
culture). Expertise with oral gavage, IV, intratracheal, intranasal, intramuscular intraperitoneal dosing.
• Strong track record of research productivity and demonstrated knowledge of the scientific literature.
• Experience with StudyLog, GraphPad Prism, Microsoft office.
• Experience with small animal imaging a plus.
• Basic molecular biology understanding and skills highly desired.
• Ability to keep good records, excellent attention to detail and data entry, experience with databases.
• Highly organized, detail-oriented, able to meet project deadlines, and work efficiently in a fluid environment.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently are required for this position.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Collaborative and able to work with multidisciplinary project and departmental teams.

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