Do you have a solid science background and previous oncology research experience with small animals? Do you want the opportunity to play a crucial role in our vision to see cancer a treatable disease? Are you looking for the opportunity to contribute immediately and grow quickly with a cutting edge organization? Then MI Bioresearch’s Associate Scientist, Pharmacology role is for you!

Position Overview

  • The Associate Scientist is responsible for the management of all pharmacological aspects of multiple, simultaneous client studies in a hands-on fashion.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Liaise with fellow imaging, in vitro and pharmacology study managers to provide quality service to clients. Set and adhere to realistic experimental timelines and communicate those with clients and staff.
  • Expertise of small animal handling and manipulation/restraint to include procedures not limited to in vivo: dosing, measuring, weighing, and surgeries; ex vivo: necropsy and sampling. Extensive understanding of clinical signs, may consult with Supervisor to understand underlying potential causes.
  • Possess an in-depth understanding of multiple disease models and related pharmacology, biology, procedures and data generation.
  • Assist with drafting of SOPs, VUFs, and other documents.
  • Manage study-related client communications. Responsible for provision of timely interim study updates to include analysis as necessary and final reports.  May participate in protocol design and provide advice ad-hoc.  Will consult Supervisor to handle more complex issues.
  • Coordinate and schedule of inter-team studies and projects.
  • Autonomously perform drug preparation. Knowledge of underlying calculations and ability to follow clients’ specifications.
  • Ability to accurately conduct routine statistical analyses.
  • May coordinate the basic daily functions of scientist, including but not limited to, work flow scheduling, training, and safety.
  • May conduct routine training of other personnel in specific areas with coordination of training supervisor
  • Utmost attention and awareness of humane animal care practices and initiatives to be applied in daily work. In-depth knowledge of Animal Care and Use principles and applications.
  • Ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures, Vertebrate Use Protocols and other applicable regulations. May be responsible for creation and maintenance.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned. May lead special projects as assigned.


    • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience in scientific discipline*
    • *Combination of education and/or equivalent relevant experience with in vivo pharmacology will be considered in lieu of Bachelors’ Degree
    • Five to seven years of relevance research experience involving in vivo pharmacology*
    • *Zero to two years of relevant research experience with Ph.D.
    • LAT, LATG, ALAT Certifications strongly preferred

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Works in a research environment with exposure to sharps and potentially caustic chemicals and substances of unknown hazard.
  • Must function and adequately perform all responsibilities associated with the job while adhering to various established safety and PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) requirements


Join Us Today! Great Benefits, Excellent Environment, Essential Purpose

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