Postdoctoral Fellow

Arcturus Therapeutics Ltd. San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 2 months ago

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated scientist to join our translational biology team as a postdoctoral fellow. The candidate will focus on developing therapeutics for rare diseases using our proprietary LNP-nucleic assay delivery platform, and will be responsible for management, design, and execution of in vivo and in vitro studies.

Responsibilities and duties include, but not limited to

  • Design, execute and interpret preclinical in vitro and in vivo studies in support of multiple programs.

  • Manage pharmacology research studies at CROs and/or external collaborators.

  • Lead in vivo model development and characterization.

  • Contribute to target discovery and proposals for novel rare disease therapeutics.

  • Work closely and collaborate with various teams to coordinate and manage rare disease programs.

Requirements

  • PhD degree in a scientific discipline with a proven track record of innovative research,including publications in scientific journals. Additional postdoctoral experience is preferred.

  • Extensive hands-on experience with murine models, experience with multiple routes of administration in rodents, including IV, SC, and Lung delivery routes are a plus.

  • Hands-on experience with cell culture, ELISA, enzymatic activity assays, PCR and Western Blot.

  • Demonstrated record of independence in experimental design, execution, interpretation, and presentation

  • Familiarity with murine disease models, liver and lung disease experience preferred.

  • Proficiency in the use and development of new mouse models.

  • Prior experience with nucleic acid therapy and lipid nanoparticle delivery is preferred.

  • Excellent organization skills with strong attention to details.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Comfortable and able to be successful and productive in a fast-paced biotech environment.

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