Pfizer In Vivo Pharmacology Senior Research Associate (non in La Jolla, California


Working as a key member of an in vivo team, perform a range of in vivo studies that generate critical project data for project teams. The In Vivo Senior Research Associate is a technical and scientific specialist in the conduct of oncology in vivo studies and will be responsible for sample preparation and collection, appropriate documentation; and accurate exporting, formatting of data for multidisciplinary project teams. The In Vivo Senior Research Associate will work collaboratively with all in vivo team members to efficiently execute in vivo studies.


  • Execute and analyze in vivo pharmacology studies

  • Work on team to enable characterization of new in vivo mouse models, including syngeneic tumor and genetically engineered mouse (GEM) models, to study biologic mechanisms and support exploration of novel

  • Conduct in vivo studies to evaluate and establish efficacy, PK/PD relationship, combination strategy, biomarker identification and analysis.

  • Perform ancillary in vitro and ex vivo assays to characterize effects of experimental medicines that may include FACS, ssRNAseq or other assays as needed.

  • Quality documentation and interpretation of experimental results

  • Ensure appropriate use of animals in compliance with all regulatory requirements and internal standards.


  • Bachelor's degree with 3+ years' relevant experience or equivalent.

  • Hands on in vivo skills (IV, PO dosing), blood/tissue collection.

  • Ability to follow novel scientific or technological developments, and to implement them in the laboratory.

  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills in English.

  • Strong ability to multi-task and work productively in a fast-paced, highly collaborative, and diverse team environment.

  • Capability to contribute to a vivid and challenging intellectual environment.


  • Experience with animal models of human cancers.

  • Work experience in an industry setting highly desired.


  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

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