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Manager/Sr Manager- Systems Biology

The Sun Pharma is looking for an interested candidate for the position of Manager/Sr. Manager in the field of System Biology. The selected candidate would get an opportunity to conduct assays on various therapeutic targets. The candidate should be able to lead a team and manage multiple tasks in research laboratories

Position Requirements:

  • M. Sc in Biochemistry/Cell Biology/Biotechnology; Fresh Ph. D may be considered if relevant research experience is demonstrated
  • Basic understanding of drug discovery process and well versed in handling purified proteins, cell lines and membrane preparations
  • Familiarity with multiple and diverse bioassay techniques for study of enzymes, kinases, GPCR’s, Ion channels and nuclear hormone receptors
  • Hands-on experience in mammalian cell culture, molecular biology, cell-based assays of various types, stable cell line generation, radio-labeled binding assays, enzymatic assays, ELISA, HTRF
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Graphpad Prism and other scientific software for data analysis
  • Clear understanding of assay validation parameters, and statistical data analysis
  • Ability to lead a team of 2-3 staff, if and when the need arises. Need demonstrated and proven managerial abilities for the same
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, good team worker and effective communication skills
Employer Sun Pharma
Posted September 20th, 2017
Location Vadodra
Discipline System Biology
Salary NA
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  • Responsible for optimising and running NCE screening assays on various therapeutic targets
  • To conduct enzyme/receptor based biochemical/cell-based assays and provide SAR support for drug discovery programs through the lead optimization process
  • Prepare test compounds for biochemical/cell-based assays
  • Thorough characterization of bio-assay reagents, meticulous data analysis, organisation and storage
  • Coordinate testing of compounds through multiple bioassays
  • Assisting the lab-in-charge in laboratory administration (procurement of material, AMC, lab maintenance, etc.,)

Experience: Must. Prefer 5-10 years of hands-on laboratory experience in relevant NCE drug discovery work in pharmaceutical industry

Sun Pharma is the world’s fourth largest specialty generic pharmaceutical company and India’s top pharmaceutical company. With an extremely skilled team to deliver quality products in a timely manner at affordable prices, the company has over 2000 marketed products in its name. It provides high-quality, affordable medicines trusted by customers and patients in over 150 countries across the world. Sun Pharma’s global presence is supported by 50 manufacturing facilities spread across 5 continents, R&D centres across the globe and a multi-cultural workforce comprising over 50 nationalities. Sun Pharma fosters excellence through innovation supported by strong R&D capabilities comprising about 2,000 scientists and R&D investments of over 7% of annual revenues.

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