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Sr. Research Associate - DMPK

Redwood City, CA 94043

Posted: 05/09/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 605007 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


Our client is seeking a highly motivated individual at the RA II or  Sr. Research Associate level within the NDCP function (Non-clinical Development and Clinical Pharmacology).  This role will serve as a key contributor in DMPK laboratory conducting LC-MS based quantitative bioanalysis. This position is for a temporary contractor with potential to convert to a full-time position.

The Opportunity:

  • Develop LC-MS/MS  methods and analyze in vitro and in vivo samples to support ADME, pharmacokinetic, and toxicokinetic studies.

  • Perform data analysis, provide reports of experimental results, and upload data to electronic system and electronic notebook.

  • Conduct in vitro metabolic stability studies in bio-matrices, including hepatocytes, microsomes, blood, plasma, etc.

  • Perform in vitro ADME/DMPK assays,  such as CYP inhibition, metabolic profiling, etc.

  • Assist in the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of LC-MS/MS instrument.

Required Skills, Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor or master degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences or a related scientific discipline, with 3+ years of industry experiences. 

  • Hands-on experiences in operating and maintaining an LC-MS/MS system

  • Hands-on experiences in LC-MS/MS method development and bioanalytical analysis

  • Knowledge of biological sample preparation and extraction techniques for downstream LC-MS/MS analysis

  • Hands-on experience in HPLC/UPLC method development

  • Ability to conduct multiple laboratory and project tasks efficiently

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment with flexibility

  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, excellent record keeping skills, and adapt to a dynamic and fast paced environment

Preferred Skills, Experience and Education:

  • Previous hands-on experience in SCIEX QTRAP and/or Thermo Q Exactive mass spectrometers

  • Working experience in DMPK lab
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