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Nektar Therapeutics

    Nektar Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a pipeline of drug candidates that utilize its PEGylation and polymer conjugate technology platforms, which are designed to improve the benefits of drugs for patients. Its product pipeline consists of drug candidates across a number of therapeutic areas, including oncology, pain, anti-infectives, anti-viral and immunology. Nektar's research and development activities involve small molecule drugs, peptides and oth... Read More

Address      455 Mission Bay Boulevard South San Francisco, CA 94158
Website      www.nektar.com/
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Scientist

 Position Summary
Participates and occasionally leads in the execution of scientific research in areas of Oncology, Inflammation and Pain. Must demonstrate proven track record of conducting hands on in-vivo experiments.  Maintains up to date knowledge in the field of their domain and able to understand scientific research papers. Strong presentation experience desired.  Must be a team player, with strong interpersonal skills.

Responsibilities
The individual needs to be capable of conducting in-vivo experiments. The position requires significant skills in terms of labeling, randomization, etc., Having Mammalian cell culture experience is preferred.  Provides significant technical/scientific inputs into the pharmacology group for the implementation of various projects. Further, the position requires ability to read and understand scientific literature.  Ability to analyze data by applying various statistical tools and generate reports from the experimental results is a must. Strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team as well as independently.  Must take ownership of the laboratory.   Needs to be flexible in working hours to accommodate as per the project needs.

Requirements
A PhD. in a scientific discipline with industrial work experience of 2-3 years is required.  An M.Sc./M.Pharm with 3-5 years of industrial experience demonstrating exceptional skills in a similar stream is also considered.  Must have demonstrated experience in at least one or all therapeutic areas of Oncology, Inflammation and Pain. Must demonstrate ability to manage time effectively and able to perform under strict time lines.  Candidate must have sense of urgency and desire to get things done effectively and efficiently within stipulated time.
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Full Time

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415.339.5300

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Job Duration:

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Phone:

415.482.5300

Email:

nektarSF@nektar.com

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