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General Information

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Job title: Research Associate-Cell Biology
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Job location: Durham, NC  27701 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 05/17/2017
Compensation:
Job category:Research and Development
Employment type:Full time
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Job Description


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Curl Bio, LLC develops drugs for the interrelated set of disorders involving type-II diabetes, obesity, metabolic syndrome and associated complications. Our current strategy for drug development uses a combination of phenotypic and molecular target driven approaches with core competencies in pancreatic islet technologies, fatty liver disease, and metabolic regulation in muscle tissue.

We are seeking an experienced cell or molecular biologist to work as part of the CurlBio team to design, optimize and validate cell-based high throughput screening platforms for use in drug discovery. The candidate should have a strong background in cell culture methods, including experience with primary cells and 3D cell culture models. This position will require working in a fast paced, innovative environment and require the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
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Job Requirements


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Experience and Skills
• A master’s degree in molecular biology, cell biology or similar discipline; or Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years’ experience
• Self-driven individual with strong organizational skills and the ability to independently managed multiple projects
• Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written
• Ability to work in a team environment and provide research to support overall company goals
• Ability to manage and maintain laboratory notebooks, analyze data and prepare reports
Preferred Knowledge and Skills
• Experience in developing, optimizing and validating cell models for phenotypic high-throughput screening
• Experience with high content imaging instrumentation and data software
• Experience with in vivo models related to diabetes, fatty liver disease and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis
• Experience with scientific writing, including manuscript preparation and grant writing
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