Scientist - Toronto

Khristine khristine at earthlink.net
Sun Aug 18 12:17:20 EST 2002


I am recruiting a Scientist for a client in Toronto.  This client is a
rapidly growing biotechnology company involved in the discovery of small
molecule therapeutic agents targeting a physiologically important class of
enzymes called cytochrome P450s. Their initial drug discovery efforts are
focused on dermatology and oncology.

This client is located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada but is preparing for a
relocation to new and expanded facilities in Toronto, Ontario, Canada by the
fall of 2002.

Scientist, Inflammatory Diseases Group
We are seeking a scientist candidate to work in our Inflammatory Diseases
group. You will participate in an effort to assess novel drugs for the
treatment of dermatology and inflammatory diseases. You will participate in
the development of novel therapeutics in dermatology and inflammatory
diseases. This may include:  pre-clinical testing of proprietary drugs using
in vitro assays and the development of functional assays profiling gene
expression in normal and diseased tissues; expressing and isolating the
products of identified genes of interest interpreting scientific validity of
results; collaborating with other scientists and research associates and
keeping current with areas of expertise including literature and technology
development.

Qualifications:  The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in immunology or
dermatology and 0-5 years of relevant experience.  A solid understanding of
basic immunology and familiarity with autoimmune and inflammatory processes
is essential.  Expertise in immunological techniques such as ELISA, FACS,
FISH, IHC and western blots are required.
Experience in DNA microarray technology, recombinant protein expression,
and/or animal models are highly desirable.
The ability to work both independently and in a collaborative team-oriented
environment is a must.  Computer proficiency, a good publication record, and
excellent verbal/written communication skills are also necessary.
Experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry and previous
supervisory experiences are assets.

What do you think? If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity,
please forward to workwonders at earthlink.net:

-your resume in word or text format
-your salary requirement
-your citizenship status.

If you aren't interested or feel you are not qualified, do you know anyone
who would be interested? We do offer generous referral fees.

Thanks for your time and have a great day!

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