Senior Associate Scientist, Molecular Biology
Location: New Haven
Posted on: September 19, 2022
Open Positions : Senior Associate Scientist, Molecular
BiologyArvinas is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company
leading the way in targeted protein degradation therapeutics.
Arvinas is the first company to focus solely on protein degradation
and its platform technology is the most advanced in the field.
Since its founding in 2013, Arvinas' PROTAC - Discovery Engine has
been driving the most significant breakthroughs in the industry.
Arvinas' pipeline encompasses a range of validated and undruggable
targets in oncology, immuno-oncology, and neuroscience. This
includes three clinical-stage programs: bavdegalutamide (ARV-110)
and ARV-766, which are being developed as potential treatments for
men with late-line metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer,
and ARV-471, which is being developed as a potential treatment for
patients with breast cancer.#TeamArvinas is made up of more than
350 passionate and curious employees, whose diverse thoughts and
perspectives are highly valued. Arvinas employees embrace the
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are driven by the company's values and purpose - to improve the
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Position SummaryThe Exploratory Neuroscience group is looking for a
well-organized, methodically working, and highly motivated
Associate Scientist. This is an exciting opportunity to become part
of a dynamic and fast paced group that is focused on the discovery
and development of PROTACs to treat neurological diseases.This
position is laboratory/wet bench based and requires strong
experimental technique, molecular biology experience, and the
ability to deliver quality data in a timely manner from high
throughput cell-based assays and work effectively with team members
in support of small molecule drug discovery efforts. Data analysis
and interpretation is required, as will be method development where
appropriate.This position reports to Senior Research Investigator
and will be located at our headquarters in New Haven, CT.Key
responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:
- Design, execute, and troubleshoot experiments, independently
and in collaboration with colleagues.
- Molecular biology, including standard and multi-fragment
cloning. PCR, virus production, and cell line engineering.
- Primary, immortalized, and stem cell culture.
- Production, quality control, and cryopreservation of stem
cell-derived central nervous system cell types.
- Document, compile, and interpret experimental data; manage
laboratory notebook, databases, and/or spreadsheets to present data
in a meaningful manner.
- Interact and collaborate with biology and chemistry team
members to contribute to drug discovery and development program
progression, present data at regular team meetings.Qualifications
- Strong working knowledge of molecular biology and cloning
- Experience with cell maintenance, propagation, and
cryopreservation. Stem cell experience a plus.
- Strong communication skills, capable of independent and
- Open to constructive feedback, and freely asks questions
- Interest in applying analytical and statistical methods to cell
biology a plusEducation
- BS with 5+ years or MS with 2+ years in biology, neuroscience,
or related field.
- Training in stem cell culture and differentiation will be
provided as needed.Arvinas is proud to offer a competitive package
of base and incentive compensation as well as a comprehensive
benefits program designed to support the health, wellness and
financial security of our employees and their families. Benefits
include group medical, vision and dental coverage, group and
supplemental life insurance, and much more. To learn more about
Arvinas, please visit www.arvinas.com Arvinas is an Equal
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