(job) Scientist - Metabolism

Michael resumes at workwondersstaffing.net
Fri Apr 23 13:54:52 EST 2004


Scientist - Metabolism

I am assisting to recruit biochemists, physiologists and nutrition
scientists to join the Metabolism Research and Development team of a
growing, privately held company headquartered in Foster City,
California.  The entire job description is below. Please feel free to
forward as appropriate - I'm trying to get the word out that this
position is available.  Thanks for your time and have a great day!

Job Description: 
The Scientist will provide biological expertise in the field of human
metabolism. Will work with collaboration scientists to perform in
silico research and development and identify and develop intellectual
property opportunities. He or she identifies and explores
pathophysiological mechanisms and treatments for type 2 diabetes and
obesity, designs simulation protocols and analyzes results, finds
appropriate literature, evaluates and interprets data, describes
relevant biochemistry and physiology, writes project proposals and
reports, presents in silico results and recommends novel experimental
methods and protocols to collaboration partners, and maintains good
relationships with customers.

The ideal candidate would have:
A Ph.D. in either Metabolism, Physiology, Diabetes, Nutrition,
Obesity, Endocrinology or Neuroscience.
Experience (2-3 years) in bio/pharmaceutical, academic or government
research setting.
Deep knowledge of normal, whole-body metabolism and the
pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes and obesity.
Experience in integrating multidisciplinary research with perspectives
ranging from clinical medicine to molecular biology.
A clear understanding of experimental protocols, methods, and designs.
Exceptional communication skills - both oral and written - including
technical writing and presentation.
Proficient with college mathematics and ability to develop basic
knowledge of mathematical modeling and its applications.
Ability to work independently in diverse, cross-functional team
environment.
Ability to develop and manage a multi-disciplinary research plan. 
Interest in pursuing a technical career path outside a wet lab
environment.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, salary
requirement, work authorization and relocation considerations by email
to resumes at workwondersstaffing.net.



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