Pfizer

Senior Associate Scientist

Employer
Pfizer
Location
La Jolla, California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
April 16 2021
Ref
4808257
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Pharma
Pfizer's purpose is to deliver breakthroughs that change patients' lives. Research and Development is at the heart of fulfilling Pfizer's purpose as we work to translate advanced science and technologies into the therapies and vaccines that matter most. Whether you are in the discovery sciences, ensuring drug safety and efficacy or supporting clinical trials, you will apply cutting edge design and process development capabilities to accelerate and bring the best in class medicines to patients around the world.

Role Summary

Biochemistry and Quantitative Pharmacology of the Pfizer Oncology Research Division in La Jolla, CA is seeking a full-time scientist to join our drug discovery team. The scientist will make significant contributions to the discovery and pre-clinical development of oncology therapeutics and will contribute to our molecular understanding of the roles of cell cycle enzymes in cancer. They will be actively engaged in drug discovery activities, including enzyme and inhibitor characterizations and selectivity profiling.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for running robust, and reproducible assays using cutting-edge technologies and instrumentation.
  • Ongoing activities will include kinetic and mechanistic studies to characterize targets, biochemical pathways, and mechanism of action of lead compounds.
  • The scientist will be responsible for testing compounds in biochemical assays, analyzing data, database publishing, and participating in project teams.
  • Functioning as an efficient, effective, and collegial collaborator across diverse scientific expertise is essential for this position.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelors with a minimum of 3+ years of experience or Masters degree with 0-3 years of work experience.
  • Assay development and screening experience
  • Computational experience and working with large data sets.
  • Possess strong written/verbal communication skills and ability to effectively collaborate with scientists.


Other Job Details:
  • Last Date to Apply for Job: April 19, 2021
  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: YES


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