Deerfield Management Companies

Research Associate

Job Locations US-PA-Bala Cynwyd
ID
2017-1027
# of Openings
1

Overview

Chondrial Therapeutics is an emerging biotechnology company focused on the treatment of rare mitochondrial diseases.

Qualifications

We are looking for an outstanding candidate for a leadership position in a fully funded startup biotechnology company.

The successful applicant  will be expected to lead a translational research effort to support the development of a novel therapeutic entity intended to treat patients with devastating mitochondrial diseases.

The position requires a demonstrated proficiency in Cell and Molecular Biology techniques as they apply to assay development and mechanistic studies.

The ability to independently conceive and implement rigorous experiments aiming at the discovery and validation of novel biomarkers will be a central part of this position.

Experience in Molecular and Cell biology that include the design and study of engineered cellular models is needed.

Research experience in mechanisms underlying neuro-, myo- degenerative or cardiomyopathic diseases as well as a solid understanding in cell metabolism is also highly desirable.

The ideal candidate will have an excellent track record of scientific accomplishments, as reflected by a strong publication record and impeccable references. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with, and mentor, more junior members of the laboratory. Candidate can foresee working in a fast-paced, collaborative and challenging research environment in which delivering a therapeutic solution to patients is the primary focus.

Responsibilities

We are looking for an outstanding candidate for a leadership position in a fully funded startup biotechnology company.

The successful applicant  will be expected to lead a translational research effort to support the development of a novel therapeutic entity intended to treat patients with devastating mitochondrial diseases.

The position requires a demonstrated proficiency in Cell and Molecular Biology techniques as they apply to assay development and mechanistic studies.

The ability to independently conceive and implement rigorous experiments aiming at the discovery and validation of novel biomarkers will be a central part of this position.

Experience in Molecular and Cell biology that include the design and study of engineered cellular models is needed.

Research experience in mechanisms underlying neuro-, myo- degenerative or cardiomyopathic diseases as well as a solid understanding in cell metabolism is also highly desirable.

The ideal candidate will have an excellent track record of scientific accomplishments, as reflected by a strong publication record and impeccable references. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with, and mentor, more junior members of the laboratory. Candidate can foresee working in a fast-paced, collaborative and challenging research environment in which delivering a therapeutic solution to patients is the primary focus.

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