Careers

 

Scientists & Technicians

Optimum is a small but thriving company that presents its employees with an environment in which they can flourish. Scientists can create and implement their own ideas with minimal oversight. Fellow experienced scientists act as a sounding board to help explore new, cutting-edge research. Technicians are able to work on several projects at once, which means that they are exposed to a variety of job responsibilities. For everyone at Optimum, each day is different and enjoyable.

 

Now Hiring

Optimum Therapeutics, LLC is a biotechnology research and development laboratory that is actively developing promising new cancer treatments. We are seeking experienced laboratory personnel to enhance our current team.

 

Candidates are expected to work both independently and as a team to plan, conduct and interpret experiments, and write reports and grant proposals. The qualified individual has outstanding problem-solving skills, enthusiasm, interest to share own expertise, and is expected to carry out own responsibilities with initiative, independence and creativity while exercising professional judgment.

 

If you possess these attributes and are eager to accept this challenge we encourage you to contact Optimum Therapeutics, LLC to learn more. The starting salary and remuneration package of the successful candidate will be commensurate with experience and skills. We are located at 1815 Aston Avenue, Suite 107, Carlsbad, CA 92008.If you would like to apply for one of the following positions, please send your resume and cover letter to optimum_t@sbcglobal.net or fax 760-438-1156.

 

Positions

We are seeking experienced laboratory personnel to enhance our current team.

 

The candidate should have a PhD or similar degree in a pharmaceutics, pharmacology or a related field and experience in drug discovery and development. Demonstration of original research in the areas of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, or toxicology would be an advantage. Candidates should have research experience in diabetes-induced myopathy, good publication records, and be eligible to apply for NIH SHIFT grants.

 

The successful candidate must have practical experience in designing and performing in vivo and in vitro experiments and data interpretation, and be interested in developing independent federally-funded research programs that can evolve and result in commercializable products.

 

Other Skills Desired:

-  Knowledge of cell biology and skills in cell culture, in vivo animal experimentation, ECHO and other cardiac function tests, cytotoxicity evaluation, Western blotting, immunoprecipitation, and ELISA.

-  Hands-on experience with PK/PD experiment design and computational modeling using industry standard software, e.g., WinNonlin or NONMEM.

-  Bioanalytical experience and skills in quantitative and qualitative analysis from biological matrices.

-  Excellent oral and written communication skills, preferably with experience in federal grant writing and submissions to regulatory agencies.

 

The candidate is expected to work both independently and as a team, and to plan, execute, interpret, and present results of own experiments. A critical qualification of the successful candidate will be an enthusiasm and willingness to identify, evaluate and implement cell-based technologies, and share her/his expertise.

 

Developing and successfully executing development plans are the primary functions of this role. The candidate will also generate regulatory submissions, internal position papers and publications that reflect insightful, cutting edge analysis. In this role, the successful candidate will be a visible team member and will be called upon to serve as a scientific advisor for senior management.

 

If you possess these attributes and are eager to accept this exciting challenge we encourage you to contact Optimum Therapeutics, LLC to learn more. The starting salary and remuneration package of the successful candidate will start at $38,000, commensurate with experience and skills. The position will be based in Carlsbad.

 

If you would like to apply for this exciting opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter to Dr. Guill Wientjes at the address above or fax to 760-438-1156.

 

Benefits

Optimum offers its full-time, salaried employees:

Insurance (Medical, Vision & Life)

Paid holidays & Vacation time

A non-discriminatory atmosphere

 

Have questions?

We welcome your questions and queries about a career at Optimum. Please see our Contact Us page for complete contact information.