There is a regular, full-time In Vivo Scientist position available at The Jackson Laboratory, Sacramento Facility. This is a Ph.D level position requiring experience and expertise in Patient Derived Xenografts (PDX), oncology and/or immuno-oncology research. Additional experience in in vivo pharmacology, flow cytometry and FACS experience is also highly desired. Ideal candidate has proven track record of publications I these fields of expertise. It is desirable but not required that candidate have 1-5 years of experience in a contract research organization, biotechnology or pharmaceutical company. The individual will work hands on at the research bench with murine PDX models for oncology and/or immuno-oncology. Managerial and project management experience is required. M.D. and M.S. candidates with equivalent experience will be considered.
Works at the research bench on multiple PDX studies simultaneously. Provides with regular updates regarding status of studies.
Leads a team of research technicians in supporting the department’s product lines.
Follows and supports all institutional policies, procedures and practices and ensure that staff is compliant.
Oversees technologist staff working on study and provides scientific and technical support as needed.
Supports and implements the development of new models for drug discovery in the areas of oncology and/or immunology.