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Research Associate, Drug Metabolism

San Mateo, CA 94404

Posted: 03/24/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 545874 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Pay rate range: $30-40/hr

You will contribute to high-impact, meaningful projects that will not only further advance our companys mission and will allow you to gain real-world experience at one of the most innovative organizations in the world. You will also have opportunities to participate in special events including professional development and leadership presentations, social/network-building activities and local community volunteer programs.

Key Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Under general supervision, performs experiments that support research activities in the Drug Metabolism job family
  • Responsible for planning and scheduling experiments consistent with the timeline and objectives of the project
  • Operates scientific equipment, selecting appropriate methods and techniques to perform experiments, analyzes data and preparing related reports
  • Plans and organizes details of experiments
  • Uses data, reports and previous results to identify inappropriate variances and concerns
  • Maintain a high level of scientific integrity and laboratory safety
  • Participates in group meetings. Presents data or prepares data for others to present
  • Works with immediate supervisor on problems of moderate complexity
  • Demonstrate good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills

Required Qualifications:
  • BS degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences or related field with 2-6 years of lab experience, especially in performing In Vitro Drug Metabolism assays and hands on proficient experience in running a high-pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC) instrument coupled with a mass spectrometry instrument (LC/MS).
  • Completion of hands-on laboratory courses in chemistry, biology, or related field

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite
  • Laboratory skills including pipetting, cell culture, liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry are a plus
  • Ability to identify issues and seek solutions
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Demonstrated commitment to inclusion and diversity in the workplace
  • Efficient, organized, and able to handle short timelines in a fast-paced environment

Core Values:
  • Integrity (Doing Whats Right)
  • Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)
  • Teamwork (Working Together)
  • Excellence (Being Your Best)
  • Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)
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