Join the Ion Channel experts at ChanTest
ChanTest Corporation, a Cleveland, Ohio-based, internationally-recognized ion channel platform company providing drug safety and drug discovery services to the biopharmaceutical industry, is seeking a motivated, team player to fill the following full-time position.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL with Science Experience
Minimum qualifications are a bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, or related science, 5 years’ experience in technical science-based selling; experience in selling pre-clinical safety and discovery services and reagents to pharmaceutical and biotech companies, or with a preclinical CRO is a plus, proven ability to convert leads into sales and grow territories; “hunter” vs. “farmer”, ability to quickly identify client needs and match them to ChanTest products and services, ability to travel frequently.
The Business Development Manager is responsible for achieving/exceeding assigned sales targets for the territory, maintaining relationships and grow business with assigned existing customers, identifying new prospects and contacts therein and close new business with them, providing feedback from customers for the introduction of new products and services to achieve growth goals, ensuring that pricing and terms for all products and services are profitable and competitive (under management guidance), maintaining awareness of business and market related trends in order to provide feedback to senior management, monitoring competitive activities in current and targeted markets and managing expenses to remain within assigned budget.
Cell Culture Technologist
Minimum qualifications are a MS in biology, chemistry, or related science, with at least one year of cell culture, cell biology/molecular biology experience or a BS with 3 years of industry experience.
Under general direction of the Senior Director of Cell Biology, this position will be responsible for the construction and characterization of stable mammalian cell lines expressing ion channel and other membrane proteins. Experience with mammalian cell culture including transfection methods is required. Sound knowledge of molecular biology techniques will be key in this role. Experience with protein methods such as PAGE and Western blotting is highly desirable. Duties will include data collection, documentation in accordance with operating procedures, technical problem-solving, developing new methods, and report writing. Will also prepare solutions and media, order supplies and equipment, set-up equipment, and maintain equipment calibration/maintenance records. Must be a quick learner and able to produce results with limited supervision.
Senior Scientist - Electrophysiology
Minimum qualifications are Ph.D. in electrophysiology, physiology, pharmacology, biophysics or related science, or M.D. with at least two (2) years postdoctoral experience in electrophysiology, molecular biology, or biochemistry of ion channel function or a Master’s degree in electrophysiology, molecular biology or biochemistry of ion channel function, or related discipline and at least four (4) years’ experience in performance and/or supervision of research studies.
Under supervision of the Sr. Director of Laboratory Operations, the Senior Scientist shall function as the study director for non-clinical laboratory studies, and have overall responsibility for the technical conduct of nonclinical safety testing studies according to GLP regulations and represents the principal point of study control. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: protocol approval, direct supervision of Research Associates, conduct of the study experiment according to protocol, documentation of protocol deviations and amendments, reviewing data, approving data analysis, ensuring accurate incorporation of results and conclusions into the study report prior to submission to the Sponsor, working closely with the Sponsor to complete the study, and archiving of study records. The Senior Scientist is responsible for meeting study timelines and quality standards, and for training Research Associates in study-related standard operating procedures.
Research Associate II- Electrophysiology
Minimum qualifications are a BS/BA in biology, chemistry, or related science, with at least one year of laboratory experience.
Under supervision of the Senior Director, the Research Associate will be responsible for performing electrophysiology screening and research studies in accordance with protocols, study timelines, operating procedures and productivity goals. This will include equipment set-up, calibration and maintenance; reviewing protocols with the Senior Director prior to start of study; test article and solution preparation; data collection; documentation (both written and electronic) in accordance with operating procedures; technical problem-solving; performing preliminary data analysis for review by the Senior Director; periodic customer interaction and preparation of draft reports for review by the Director. The Research Associate is responsible for learning and adhering to federal regulatory guidelines and company standard operating procedures appropriate to the duties of the position, and is responsible for maintaining a professional, customer-service oriented approach towards both internal and external customers.
Please send your resume and salary requirements to Kate Siver, Director of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org .