Careers

Associate Scientist, Biology

Madison

Arrowhead is seeking a highly motivated biologist to join our growing Biology Department. The successful candidate will be joining a team dedicated to discovering, developing and translating novel drug targets.

The Position

  • Design and conduct/execute in vitro, ex vivo and/or in vivo studies to facilitate drug discovery and development in various pulmonary diseases
  • Develop, optimize and perform cell-based functional assays
  • Perform gene expression and functional analysis by various methods
  • Participate in new target identification and validation
  • Identify, generate, and optimize cell models and assays to achieve project goals
  • Read and apply relevant scientific literature to projects to troubleshoot and solve problems
  • Present research findings to project teams and governance bodies and prepare technical reports
  • Maintain a high level of productivity in the lab and perform critical experiments

Requirements:

  • BS or MS with 2+ years of experience in cell biology, molecular biology, immunology, pharmacology or a related field of biology
  • Experience in standard cellular and molecular biology techniques (Cell culture, ELISA, Cell-based assays, Immunofluorescence, Western blotting, Microscopy, RNA/DNA isolation, qPCR)
  • Demonstrated innovation, creativity and resilience in problem solving
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated team player with the ability to thrive in a fast paced, multi-disciplinary, matrixed environment

Preferred:

  • Experience in pulmonary, cardiovascular, CNS or metabolic disease

Please submit a resume and cover letter to careers@arrowheadpharma.com.

Arrowhead provides competitive salaries and an excellent benefit package.

All applicants must have authorization to work in the U.S. for a company.