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Senior Scientist I (HTS)

Company: Exelixis
Location: Alameda
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

The Senior Scientist I, High Throughput Screening will have a broad knowledge of assay development and automation. The candidate will be responsible for the development of medium (384-well plate) and high (1536-well plate) throughput biochemical and cellular assays to identify new chemical matter to support Exelixis' drug discovery projects. By implementing his/her knowledge of a diverse array of assay detection technologies the candidate will profile a variety of signal transduction cascades to identify small molecule activators and inhibitors. In addition to being at the bench, this scientist will supervise the development and execution of assays by assistant research scientists and may serve as a biology representative on drug discovery project teams. This role supports the drug discovery pipeline by working with the Director of High Throughput Screening on overall research projects, establishing decision-making cascades, creating and adhering to aggressive timelines and implementing the appropriate resources required for success.

Qualifications

The Senior Scientist I, High Throughput Screening will have a broad knowledge of assay development and automation. The candidate will be responsible for the development of medium (384-well plate) and high (1536-well plate) throughput biochemical and cellular assays to identify new chemical matter to support Exelixis' drug discovery projects. By implementing his/her knowledge of a diverse array of assay detection technologies the candidate will profile a variety of signal transduction cascades to identify small molecule activators and inhibitors. In addition to being at the bench, this scientist will supervise the development and execution of assays by assistant research scientists and may serve as a biology representative on drug discovery project teams. This role supports the drug discovery pipeline by working with the Director of High Throughput Screening on overall research projects, establishing decision-making cascades, creating and adhering to aggressive timelines and implementing the appropriate resources required for success.

DISCLAIMER

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Keywords: Exelixis, Alameda , Senior Scientist I (HTS), Other , Alameda, California

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