We are looking for scientist with proven track of experience in in vivo neuroscience to join Charles River Discovery Research Service site located in Kuopio, Finland.
The position require an expertise in in vivo pharmacological studies in CNS area that enable to discuss and conclude in vivo data from efficacy studies in various CNS diseases animal models for example PD, neuropathic pain, AD, MS, ischemia, TBI, SCI, etc.
In this position you are responsible to lead client projects in CNS drug discovery field. The Study Director will ensure the scientific excellence of study design, execution, data analysis and reporting. The Study Director will lead execution of the projects working closely with the team. The responsibilities of this position include communication with the clients in all phases of the projects. The position require an expertise in in vivo animal models of CNS diseases, as well as capabilities to set up and develop new techniques and models in R&D projects. The Study Director will provide scientific input and assist in preparation of marketing materials.
-Higher education degree in biological science (MSc, MD), preferably PhD degree
-At least 2-3 years of experience with CNS in vivo work, including proven track of independent project execution and project management
-Understanding and practical experience with in in vivo pharmacology studies in -CNS area including both genetically modified animal models and surgically/chemically induced models and related behavioral assays
-Knowledge and practical experience in efficacy studies Parkinson's Disease and/or neuropathic pain rodent models will be an asset
-Understanding of scientific studies experimental design, underlining scientific principles, and ability to analyze data and interpret results
-Ability to quickly adapt to challenging research environment and to effectively utilize knowledge and experience in various scientific projects
-Fluent English oral and written, scientific writing ability, excellent communication skills, interpersonal, and teamwork abilities
-Good problem solving skills, ability to coordinate and prioritize
-Pharmaceutical industry, Preclinical Contract Research Organization or academic post-doctoral experience will be an asset
-Proven track of people management, ability to mentor and train staff will be as asset