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Job Description

The successful candidate will have hands-on experience of preclinical models relevant to muscle diseases and the ability to utilize these models for target validation, mechanism of action studies and general support for drug discovery projects. Ideal candidate has experience working with rodent models of muscle dystrophies, demonstrated by a track record of peer-reviewed publications.The selected individual is expected to independently plan and execute experiments, rigorously analyze and interpret the results to achieve agreed upon objectives. The incumbent will contribute to development of new lines of drug discovery research or new technologies in pursuit of department objectives.



Hands-on experience working with rodent models including animal handling, compound dosing, stereotaxic surgeries and tissue harvesting

Experience with immunostaining techniques (IHC, IF, ISH) Demonstrated track record of independent research and peer-reviewed publications in the broader field of muscle biology and disease

Strong work ethic and ability to work collaboratively in order to achieve project goals

Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills, as well ability to work independently are essential

Excellent communication skills

Preferred (not required):

Experience in development of cell-based engraftment/transplant assays for compound screening and/or target validation


Minimum requirements: PhD with 0-8 years of relevant academia/industry research experience

Additional Information

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