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Milwaukee, WI, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

The Pharmacologist will work to validate and optimize cell assays characterizing GPCR ligands and inflammatory responses. They will also coordinate and execute the screening of compounds and perform detailed studies of high priority compounds, and will work with the CSO to plan and execute additional studies with external partners. In vivo pharmacology experience is not required, but will be considered a bonus. The Pharmacologist is responsible for maintaining a safe work environment, keeping diligent records using electronic lab notebooks and related databases, and assisting with the preparation of patent applications and manuscripts. They may also assist with the supervision and training of junior scientists. This is a full time position. A flexible benefits package (including stock options) will be provided.

Please send an introductory email or cover letter describing your interest in the position, along with your resume or CV to:

Please include contact information for 3 references in your email. Qualified candidates from all backgrounds and of all ages are encouraged to apply.

We are unable to accept applications at this time from foreign scientists requiring initial U.S. H-1B sponsorship. Foreign graduate students graduating (or recently graduated) from U.S. institutions are welcome to apply, as well as citizens and permanent residents of the U.S., Canada, or Mexico. Function Therapeutics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.


  • M.S., Ph.D., or related degree in Pharmacology, Biochemistry, or Pharmaceutical Sciences.

  • B.S. level pharmacologists with >2 years experience validating and optimizing assays may also be considered.

  • Demonstrated experience in GPCR and/or inflammation pharmacology is a bonus.

About the Company

Function Therapeutics, Inc. is a new research firm developing novel approaches and molecules for the treatment of certain inflammation-driven disorders, including kidney disease, thrombosis, and neurodegeneration. Its research labs are presently located on campus at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. To help develop our next generation of anti-inflammatory compounds, we are currently seeking a Pharmacologist to join our team.
For introductory information, see:

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