US-IN-JOB OFFER: Group Leader in Assay Development and Enzymology

Internet Recruiter cbarrus at volt.com
Tue Aug 28 11:29:18 EST 2001


Group Leader in Assay Development and Enzymology
Location: Indianapolis, IN United States 

Description:

The BioResearch Technologies and Proteins group, currently has an
opening in Target Discovery, an integrated group of Biochemists,
Cell/Molecular Biologists and Molecular Pharmacologists that are
responsible for assay enablement, technology development and new
target discovery and validation.


Job Responsibilities:

The Group Leader in Assay Development and Enzymology will be
responsible for leading a group of 10-12 people in a lab setting.
Target Discovery is currently developing cell-based assays and
technologies to aid in the Drug Discovery process.


The position is responsible for communicating long range goals with
Vice Presidents but also must have the ability to lead lab
technicians. On a day to day basis this person must be able to lead
the people in the lab while contributing to the work being done with
their own ideas. They will be developing enzyme assays, through
methods such as functional genomics, proteomics, and mining the
genome.


Requirements:

Must Have Core Skills:

Industry Experience in Drug Discovery. (4 years or more) 
Enzymology and Analytical Biochemistry background. 
Demonstrated leadership ability of a team. 
Demonstrated ability to work in a Team environment.


Nice to Have Skills:

Fluorescence photometry 
Proteomics 
Functional Genomics 
Enzyme kinetics


Managers written Profile:

The candidate should have experience in biochemistry, chemistry, or a
related field with demonstrated industrial expertise in the
development of enzyme assays and mechanistic enzymology. The ideal
candidate will be proficient in technologies related to analytical
biochemistry, protein expression and purification. Specific experience
in fluorescence photometry, proteomics, mechanism driven enzyme
kinetics, and functional genomics would be an advantage.


Enthusiastic and self motivated individual with excellent
communication and teamwork skills interested in:
(1) The discovery and validation of novel targets of therapeutic
interest.
(2) Initiating and championing novel drug discovery and/or assay
development projects.
(3) Collaboration with multifuntional drug discovery teams.
(4) Development, execution, and analysis of robust quantitative
assays.

             * * * * MUST HAVE HANDS-ON INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE. * * * * 

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