Research Associate/Senior Research Associate, in vivo Pharmacology

Seawolf Therapeutics is an early-stage venture-backed gene therapy company based in San Diego, CA.  We are an innovative and collaborative team set to transform the current landscape of therapeutics by developing next-generation non-viral genetic medicines that will be first-in-class and best-in-class therapeutics for patients living with rare diseases.  Come join our team and be an agent of change.


Position Summary:

We are seeking a talented research associate for the in vivo pharmacology group to enable platform development and discovery research efforts.  This individual will be responsible for executing in vivo studies with non-viral delivery technologies in gene therapy applications.  The ideal candidate will be leading day to day vivarium activities including planning, executing in vivo studies and tissue collection in support of platform development.



·        Play a critical role in scheduling and executing in vivo experiments, including dosing, blood and tissue collection

·        Manage animal ordering, inventory, and day to day vivarium activities

·        Follow standard operating procedures (SOP) and IACUC protocols

·        Collaborate with a team of scientists to creatively solve problems and drive innovation

·        Maintain and ensure safe laboratory environment and work practices



·        Bachelor’s degree in biomedical research, neuroscience or animal sciences with 4 years related experience or 7 years of equivalent education/experience may be accepted.

·        Expertise in rodent handling is required

·        Proficiency with standard in vivo techniques in rodents, including dosing and sampling routes (e.g., ip, sc, iv dosing; tail vein or RO bleeds; perfusion, necropsy, and organ harvest).

·        Experience establishing rodent genetic disease models is preferred

·        Experience with murine liver cells isolation is highly desirable

·        Excellent oral and written communication skills

·        Excellent organizational skills and good data documentation

·        Open-minded, respectful of others, and a strong proponent of an inclusive culture

·        Embraces the lean start-up mentality and is willing to wear multiple hats

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