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Postdoctoral Fellow – RNA Biology

Ionis Pharmaceuticals

This is a Contract position in Carlsbad, CA posted June 28, 2020.

Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., located in the North San Diego County city of Carlsbad, was founded in 1989 to create advanced, novel medicines to treat diseases with an unmet medical need. We are the pioneer and leader in the discovery and development of antisense drugs. By exploiting various cutting-edge RNA targeting technologies, we are capable of specifically and efficiently targeting any gene of interest, including ones which are not targetable by small molecules or antibodies. We currently have three approved drugs, and a robust pipeline of over 30 drugs in various stages of clinical trials.Ionis is a challenging, motivating and rewarding environment designed to foster innovation and scientific excellence. Our success is a direct result of our outstanding employees. We are interested in bringing together individuals with different skill sets into this creative environment to be part of a productive team. Join us and experience our unique culture while you develop and expand your career.POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW – RNA BIOLOGYSUMMARY:We are seeking a highly qualified and motivated individual to perform basic research and study the regulation of protein translation in the central nervous system as a postdoctoral fellow. The selected candidate will closely collaborate with computational biologists and neuroscientists and will have the opportunity to do groundbreaking science and make discoveries that will increase our understanding of RNA biology and protein translation.REQUIREMENTS:* Ph.D. in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, or neuroscience with a proven track record of innovative research, including publications in top tier scientific journals* Candidates will be considered that have proven track record of performing advanced laboratory techniques frequently used in RNA research including Ribo-seq and RNA-seq* Experience in general laboratory techniques including DNA recombination, protein expression and purification, western blot, immunoprecipitation, mass spectrometry, FISH, and CRISPR editing is preferred* Experience with mouse handling and behavior is a plus* Self-starter who is a critical thinker, has a strong work ethic and is not afraid to take risks* Outstanding organizational, communication and team skills* Ability to be productive and successful in an intense work environmentExcellent salary and benefits package offered.For more information about Ionis and to apply for this position, please visit our website, www.ionispharma.com. Reference Requisition #IONIS02177NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. PRINCIPALS ONLY.Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and all its subsidiaries are proud to be EEO employers.