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Therapeutics

Associate Scientist / Sr. Associate Scientist, In Vivo Pharmacology

South San Francisco, California, United States

Who We Are

Since 2006, 23andMe’s mission has been to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. We are a group of passionate individuals pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to help turn genetic insight into better health and personal understanding.

23andMe's Therapeutics team is committed to discovering and developing new therapies that can offer significant benefits for patients. This dedicated research and development group in South San Francisco identifies novel targets using 23andMe's genetic database and performs preclinical research to advance programs for disease areas with high unmet need.

We are seeking an outstanding Associate Scientist or Sr. Associate Scientist to join a collaborative, cross-functional team responsible for the biological characterization of drug targets and the preclinical development of drug compounds. Successful candidates will bring hands-on experience in rodent disease models, PD, and PK studies.

More information about our Therapeutics team is available at https://therapeutics.23andme.com/.

What You’ll Do 

  • Design and conduct in vivo studies to support therapeutic drug development in disease models as well as in PD and PK studies
  • Develop and validate new in vivo models as required
  • Interpret, record, and present complex biological data
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with colleagues, and maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures

What You’ll Bring

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with animal models of disease, preferably in immunology
  • B.S. or M.S. in biological sciences or related field
  • Extensive experience with drug delivery procedures (IV, IP, SC, PO) and blood and tissue collection
  • Ability to work collaboratively on multiple projects, concurrently
  • Proficiency in animal welfare and local, state, and federal guidelines for animal care and use in research
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organization skills with the ability to work independently and in a fast-paced team environment
  • Innovative thinker and problem solver
  • Independent, proactive and highly self-motivated

Strongly Preferred

  • Biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry experience
  • Experience with antibody therapeutics
  • Experience analyzing ex vivo samples via flow cytometry

Note:  Job title will be commensurate with experience and academic credentials.

About Us

23andMe, headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, is a leading consumer genetics and research company. Founded in 2006, the company’s mission is to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. 23andMe has pioneered direct access to genetic information as the only company with multiple FDA authorizations for genetic health risk reports. The company has created the world’s largest crowdsourced platform for genetic research, with 80 percent of its customers electing to participate. The platform also powers the 23andMe Therapeutics group, currently pursuing drug discovery programs rooted in human genetics across a spectrum of disease areas, including oncology, respiratory, and cardiovascular diseases, in addition to other therapeutic areas. More information is available at www.23andMe.com.

At 23andMe, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.  If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at accommodations-ext@23andme.com. 23andMe will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.

Please note: 23andMe does not accept agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Thank you.

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