The Institute Research Scientist - In-Vitro Pharmacology participates in cross-functional research to discover novel oncology therapeutic agents to benefit patients.
MD Anderson is known for providing cancer patients with exceptional care, which includes early access to innovative new treatments through clinical trials. The Institute for Applied Cancer Science (IACS) is a new hybrid model that uniquely combines the drug discovery capabilities of the biopharmaceutical industry and the extensive knowledge of biology found in academia with the expertise of MD Anderson's top clinicians. IACS has the singular goal of rapidly developing novel, effective and safe therapeutics that improve patient health. IACS executes programs with the highest probability of clinical success in a rigorous, goal-oriented, data-driven manner. We are seeking a highly motivated and team-oriented individual to join our in vitro Pharmacology group to support our fast-paced drug discovery programs.
Salary range: Min $98,000 - Mid $122,500 - Max $147,000
1.Apply expertise in biochemistry (including enzymology), biophysics, and cell biology to enable drug discovery with novel targets; provide in vitro pharmacology leadership on multidisciplinary drug discovery teams.
2.Responsible for the design and execution of robust biochemical, biophysical, and cellular assays to support target validation, hit identification and confirmation, and lead optimization in small molecule drug discovery projects.
3.Fully characterize mechanism of action and kinetics of lead molecules using biochemical and biophysical techniques.
4.Contribute to project teams through lab-based activities.
5.Work closely with research teams to identify and recommend opportunities leading to scientific discovery and clinical therapeutic drug development.
6.Interact across cross-functional groups, including biology and medicinal chemistry, on discovery-based project teams.
7.Transfer assays to collaborators as appropriate.
8.Employ safe lab practices
9.Maintain research records and laboratory notes.
- Employee Status: Regular
- Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 98,000
- Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 122,500
- Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 147,000