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Research Scientist I/II

Company: Revance
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary

The Scientist position requires technical and troubleshooting skills to support a variety of R&D biologic functions and current ongoing projects. The incumbent will need to work both independently as well as an active member for interdisciplinary teams to support ongoing projects and normal everyday functions for labs. This position required supporting and leading projects by working on bench.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Lead from the bench on various drug discovery and development projects related to inflammatory and non-inflammatory human diseases.
  • Perform various formulations studies for drug development programs.
  • Drive and generate data to support ongoing drug development and target validation projects.
  • Design and execute biological assays to support development programs.
  • Perform variety of assays including: ELISA, WB, cell culture, cell-based assays, microscopy-based assays, biochemical and enzymatic assays to support research endeavors.
  • Work independently as well as collaborate with others in the R&D department on various projects
  • Perform routine activities to maintain cell culture, perform cell-based assays, biochemical assays, and other molecular biology assays
  • Update your progress at team meetings as required
  • Participate in team discussions and journal clubs


Minimum Required:

  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology or immunology is required for Scientist I and minimum 3+ years of postdoctoral experience or equivalent industrial experience required for Scientist II


  • Experience in inflammation or non-inflammatory diseases and basic drug discovery projects related to large molecules or biologics
  • Hands-on experience in biochemistry and biochemical techniques like ELISA, FACS, qPCR, RT-PCR, SDS-PAGE, NanoString, RNA seq etc.
  • Hands-on experience in variety of assays development
  • Experience in handling and processing biological samples derived from human or animal tissues for biomarker and activity analysis
  • Hands-on experience in mammalian cell culture, skin culture, 3D cell culture modeling, modeling human diseases using primary cell culture or human cell lines
  • Experience in immunofluorescence and various imaging techniques
  • Prior hands-on experience in Immunohistochemistry (IHC, FISH, CISH etc.) is desired but not required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Molecular biology, biochemistry, and cell biology, ELISA, FACS, mammalian cell culture, in vivo and in vitro studies, handling animal and human tissue samples, biomarker analysis, SDS-PAGE, qPCR, RT-PCR etc.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We are a company where diverse backgrounds, experiences and viewpoints are valued. Revance does not discriminate in practices or employment opportunities on the basis of an individual's race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other prohibited category set forth in federal or state regulations.

Keywords: Revance, Newark , Research Scientist I/II, Other , Newark, California

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