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Scientist I, Research

Company: Horizon Therapeutics
Location: Germantown
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

At Horizon Therapeutics, we define success by the number of lives touched, lives changed, and lives saved. Our global biotechnology company is made up of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers with a focus on delivering breakthrough medicines to those living with rare, autoimmune, and severe inflammatory diseases. This is the heart of our global mission. Start a career that enables you to live up to your potential and help others live up to theirs. Join us. The exceptional support we provide patients and communities equally extends to our employees. We offer industry-leading and award-winning benefits, compensation and rewards programs that positively impact all areas of our employees' personal and professional lives. Position Summary: The role of Scientist I in the Research group is to support small molecule and biological drug discovery programs from target identification through IND filing. This role entails design, planning, execution and interpretation of in vitro, ex vivo, and in vivo pharmacology studies through internal or external resources to support drug discovery programs. A strong background in fibrosis, autoimmune and/or rare diseases are highly desirable. The candidate will support one or more drug discovery projects and participate in the evaluation of new targets. The candidate must have strong written and oral communication skills, be self-motivated, innovative, a team player, and must be able to work independently.Position RequirementsSupport drug discovery programs targeting pathways related to autoimmunity/ inflammation/fibrosis/rare diseasesDesign, develop and execute biochemical assays, biophysical assay, pharmacodynamic assays and functional assays through internal resources or CROsDesign in vivo pharmacology studies and manage their prosecution in CROs to support discovery programGenerate and analyze experimental data; troubleshoot efficiently, prepare written reports and impactful presentationsComfortable working in a fast-paced cross-functional environmentWork effectively in collaboration with other functions such as translational science, clinical development and business developmentContribute to evaluation of business development opportunitiesPresent scientific data in internal and external meetingsQualifications and Skills Required:Bachelor with 5+ years of industry experienceExpertise in biochemical, biophysical and/or cellular assay development, optimization, and productionExpertise in primary cell culture and spatial biology transcriptomics/proteomics are highly desirablePerform lab work independentlyExcellent organizational and record keeping skillsOutstanding communication and presentation skillsStrong publication recordOur ValuesTransparency: We value collaboration. Trusting teach other and tackling tough challenges can make a powerful difference.Accountability: We do what's right for our patient communities through quality decisions and owning our successes and failures.Growth: We fiercely innovate and evolve to better ourselves, our communities and our patients.These three values come to life through our five Leadership Expectations that apply to all Horizon employeesEnterprise Mindset: Look beyond one's team, brand or function to see the broader company and external perspectiveExhibit Intellectual Curiosity: Seek to understand what you do not know; ask the right questions of the right people and sourcesEnsure Accountability and Courage: Step up to address difficult issues and hold self and others accountable to commitmentsEmbrace Diverse Perspectives: Welcome others with a respectful attitude; integrate diverse perspectives into ways of workingDevelop Talent: Provide feedback, coaching and mentorship to help others be more effective in their roleAt Horizon, we know that disease does not discriminate. We embrace the bold ideas of one another, foster a sense of belonging, and value inclusion. We attract and develop diverse talent because we believe that when people from different backgrounds and life experiences come together, we make lives better. Horizon intends that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity, and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Keywords: Horizon Therapeutics, Germantown , Scientist I, Research, Other , Germantown, Maryland

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