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The School of Pharmacy has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Scientist 2.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Develop, prioritize, plan, and analyze experiments with clear objectives for advancing the program • Perform hands-on experiments and data analysis • Assist staff and students with sharing responsibilities and skillsets for team projects • Communicate in a timely and appropriate manner in both directions with team members and leadership.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.
· MS or equivalent hands-on experience in biomedical and biophysical sciences (i.e., Pharmaceutical Sciences, biology, microbiology, biochemistry, immunology, or virology)
· Expertise and 1-2 years of experience in biomedical research
· Expertise in controlled experimental designs, bioanalytical assays and quantitative approaches to data analysis, using computer programs such as excel
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.
· Strong scientific knowledge with proven productivity in pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences preferred
· Expertise and background in drug formulation, analytical chemistry, pre-clinical studies, mass spectrometry, clinical pharmacology and toxicology will be helpful
· Strong writing and communication skills
· Ability to work with investigators across disciplines
· Ability to set priorities in multiple projects within an interdisciplinary team
Conditions of Employment:
Ability to work independently and lead a team of learners and researchers toward a common objectives. Work schedule may allow some flexibility according to program need and sometime may include beyond normal work hours and weekends.
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