Novo Nordisk, Inc. Research Technician - Obesity Job in Seattle, Washington
About the Department Imagine transforming the face of biomedical research and building world-class protein technology platforms in a state-of-the art facility. That s what we do at Novo Nordisk Research Center Seattle, Inc. (NNRCSI). Our scientists apply cutting-edge technologies to early discovery projects within the diabetes and obesity areas, with the goal of bringing molecules to market. Such projects include identifying protein-based therapies for obesity, diabetes, and adjacent therapeutic areas, and researching the next generation of medical devices. At the NNRCSI, your skills, dedication and ambition will help us change lives for the better. In exchange, we ll offer you an opportunity to work with extraordinary talent, continuously learn and develop, and drive change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic conditions. The team is comprised of collaborative, diverse and passionate people who have a true sense of pride in their work and are committed to helping others grow and develop in their careers. You ll also have a platform to engage with key stakeholders on a global scale throughout the entire pipeline process. And while changing the future of diabetes treatment is no easy task, we also recognize the importance of an enjoyable workplace, which is why we ve cultivated a culture of fun, ingenuity and innovation. And our competitive compensation package, generous benefits, and support of a healthy work-life balance all add to a best-in-class employee experience. We are changing lives for a living. Are you ready to make a difference? The Position Provides strong technical support to new target and drug discovery program and peer leadership to the In vitro Biology group. Responsible for research experiments and data integrity, as assigned by management. This person must be able to participate in the design and implementation of experiments specializing in electrophysiology and in vitro/cell pharmacology. Relationships Reports to the Senior Manager of the In vitro Biology Department. Internal relationships include working with research employees, project managers, as well as colleagues in Diabetes & Obesity Research in, Novo Nordisk Inc., Novo Nordisk A/S, and Novo Nordisk Beijing. Essential Functions Key areas of accountability include the direct support of in vitro pharmacology, cell signaling, electrophysiology, metabolic phenotyping and exploratory safety studies at NNRCSI. Day to day activities include working with the In Vitro Biology staff to plan, schedule, and execute discovery related studies, manage data collection, organization and summarization for stakeholders. Additional functions include: * Demonstrates a breadth of knowledge and skills to help support development and management of research protocols for multiple drug discovery efforts * Achieves business goals, shares learnings, knowledge and skills, and promotes cross-functional teamwork * Experience in microelectrode array recordings is desired * Experience with other in vitro techniques such as molecular biology and biochemical assays would be helpful but not required Novo Nordisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. If you are interested in applying to Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply, please call us at 1-855-411-5290. This contact is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications. Requisition ID: 58850BR State/Provinces: Seattle Job Category: Research Employer's Job# 58850BR Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.