found this on monster…someone with a scientific background might be able to gain some insight into where they are in the development process by looking at the job requirements…on the downside, they seem to be doing most of their work on mice…on the plus side, they are working weekends!
Follica, Inc is adding two Research Associates to work in our Philadelphia location. The successful candidate must be able to organize and plan to efficiently manage and execute assigned studies involving animals, cell culture, and protein analysis.
Duties include independent planning, management, and execution of assigned projects involving animals and human tissue. These include drug dosing, surgical procedures, maintenance of a mouse colony, processing of mouse and human tissues, and confocal microscopy. Additional duties include cryostat sectioning of mouse and human skin, biochemical assays, and immunohistochemistry. Maintaining accurate laboratory records and notebooks is required. Good teamwork, oral/written skills, problem solving and analytical skills are essential. A strong emphasis will be placed on the timely delivery of results on multiple, independently managed projects.
Must be able to work weekends as necessary.
Bachelor’s degree in Biology or related life science field, with 3-5 years experience working in a research environment.
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