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Research Assistant (Cancer|nanomedicine|immunotherapy)

  • ... Portland, Oregon, United States
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    Full-time

  • ... Salary: 50000 per year
  • Posted on: May 07, 2024       Expires on: Jun 21, 2024

Research Assistant (Cancer|nanomedicine|immunotherapy)   

JOB TITLE:

Research Assistant (Cancer|nanomedicine|immunotherapy)

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Portland Oregon United States

REMOTE:

No

JOB DESCRIPTION:

PDX Pharmaceuticals currently has openings for “Research Assistant”.

The candidate will be part of a pre-clinical research program to develop nanoparticle-based targeted- and immuno- therapeutics for treating cancers.
(see our technology and product pipeline).
The project is currently supported by funding from the National Institute of Health’s National Cancer Institute (NCI).

The candidate will work on joint research projects between PDX Pharmaceuticals and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)’s department of Biomedical Engineering.
He/she will assist the team with day-to-day research and administrative operation, including nanoparticle synthesis, optimization, and characterization; batch experiments, molecular assays, cell culture, animal (mouse) handling/experiments, and literature review.
The candidate will also be involved in coordinating GMP-compliant manufacturing of our lead drug candidate, IND-enabling studies, and interaction with the FDA.
Although direct relevant research experience is a big plus, it is not a requirement.
Candidates are however expected to learn fast, be detail-oriented, responsible, and hard-working (okay with working occasional long hours to meet deadline).

This position is appropriate for new/recent graduates who look to learn, obtain more experience for a couple of years in biomedical research in a start-up/academic environment prior to graduate schools or other research jobs.
Growth within the company is also promoted, if desired.
Most RAs also get co-authorship on resulted publications.

Qualifications:

Required:

1) BA or BS in Engineering, Chemistry, Life Sciences or Relevant fields with excellent academic record

2) Eligible to work in the US without company’s sponsorship (our company participates in the E-Verify program, and can hire candidates with OPT/STEM OPT status)

3) Attention to detail

4) Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

5) Ability to work independently and as part of a team

6) Advanced verbal and written communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills

7) Interest in biomedical research, cancer, and nanomedicine

Desired/Preferred (not required):

1) Prior experience in chemistry/biology lab

2) Prior experience in nanomedicine research

3) Experience with cell culture and molecular techniques

4) Experience handling rodents/using animal models (mice)

Salary + cash benefits = 43,000-50,000 USD

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience.

To be considered for a position, please submit your cover letter, recent transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable at this stage), and CV/resume to jobs@pdxpharm.
com

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $43,000.
00 - $50,000.
00 per year

Benefits:

  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Experience:

  • Laboratory Experience: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

Position Details

POSTED:

May 07, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

50000 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1715653908-c75a4e3b4275c55897fe26415b58e7c0

LOCATION:

Oregon United States

CITY:

Portland

Job Origin:

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PDX Pharmaceuticals currently has openings for “Research Assistant”.

The candidate will be part of a pre-clinical research program to develop nanoparticle-based targeted- and immuno- therapeutics for treating cancers. (see our technology and product pipeline). The project is currently supported by funding from the National Institute of Health’s National Cancer Institute (NCI).

The candidate will work on joint research projects between PDX Pharmaceuticals and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)’s department of Biomedical Engineering. He/she will assist the team with day-to-day research and administrative operation, including nanoparticle synthesis, optimization, and characterization; batch experiments, molecular assays, cell culture, animal (mouse) handling/experiments, and literature review. The candidate will also be involved in coordinating GMP-compliant manufacturing of our lead drug candidate, IND-enabling studies, and interaction with the FDA. Although direct relevant research experience is a big plus, it is not a requirement. Candidates are however expected to learn fast, be detail-oriented, responsible, and hard-working (okay with working occasional long hours to meet deadline).

This position is appropriate for new/recent graduates who look to learn, obtain more experience for a couple of years in biomedical research in a start-up/academic environment prior to graduate schools or other research jobs. Growth within the company is also promoted, if desired. Most RAs also get co-authorship on resulted publications.

Qualifications:

Required:

1) BA or BS in Engineering, Chemistry, Life Sciences or Relevant fields with excellent academic record

2) Eligible to work in the US without company’s sponsorship (our company participates in the E-Verify program, and can hire candidates with OPT/STEM OPT status)

3) Attention to detail

4) Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

5) Ability to work independently and as part of a team

6) Advanced verbal and written communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills

7) Interest in biomedical research, cancer, and nanomedicine

Desired/Preferred (not required):

1) Prior experience in chemistry/biology lab

2) Prior experience in nanomedicine research

3) Experience with cell culture and molecular techniques

4) Experience handling rodents/using animal models (mice)

Salary + cash benefits = 43,000-50,000 USD

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience.

To be considered for a position, please submit your cover letter, recent transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable at this stage), and CV/resume to jobs@pdxpharm.com

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $43,000.00 - $50,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Experience:

  • Laboratory Experience: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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