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POST DATE 9/4/2016
END DATE 11/2/2016

Theravance Biopharma US, Inc. South San Francisco, CA

South San Francisco, CA
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Theravance Biopharma is a biopharmaceutical company with a pipeline of internally discovered product candidates and a focus on the discovery, development and commercialization of new medicines across a number of therapeutic areas. We are leveraging our proprietary insight of multivalency in drug design to discover breakthrough medicines in areas of significant unmet medical need. We are competitively positioned with a deep and diverse pipeline and multiple successful partnerships and continue to provide patients with medicines that make a difference.

At Theravance Biopharma we believe in our people. Our continued success in drug discovery relies on the contribution of each individual member of our staff. Their ability to collaborate and innovate is the key driver for our culture of scientific excellence: Think it through, find a way, get it done win together! Come join our team.

The Department of Biology is currently seeking a motivated Research Associate/Senior Research Associate who wants to pursue a career in drug discovery. The successful candidate will work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment to design and execute molecular and cellular biology studies to further our understanding of the mechanisms of inflammatory diseases affecting the gastrointestinal system, lungs, eyes, and skin. The position is nested within the molecular disease biology group and requires the candidate to have experience with common molecular and cell biology methods as well as basic bioinformatics skills. Responsibilities include cell culture of cell lines as well as primary cells, flow cytometry, gene and protein expression analysis in order to generate biological insight into disease mechanisms. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work closely with discovery program teams and senior scientists across functional areas and to present his or her work at project team meetings and to the senior research leadership. There is significant opportunity for professional growth and advancement.