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Associate Scientist II - ADME in Saint Charles, MO at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 12/12/2018

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Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is looking for an Associate Scientist II in the St. Charles area!

Our client is a leader in the bio/pharma industry and they're in need of an Associate Scientist familiar with the following duties and responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs work in a laboratory setting, meeting the physical job requirements of a lab role
  • Prepares and manages inventory of buffers, reagents, media, semi-finished and finished goods
  • Maintains cell culture in a BSL2 laboratory, and adheres to cleanroom guidelines and aseptic technique, according to protocol
  • Conducts production assays in ADMET, Ion Channel, Immunosignaling, OncoPanel™ Services, and manufacturing, lot release assays and inventory management for Cell Products
  • Provides solutions to more complex problems, identifies and initiates process improvement
  • Performs data and report QC review within the department
  • Takes ownership of small laboratory or research and development projects with minimal supervision
  • Understands and complies with requirements for work performed at a GxP site
  • Completes required training and supports 100% of Employee Health and Safety requirements
  • Works effectively in a team environment, under minimum direction, to achieve business production, project timelines, and quality objectives
  • Adjusts work hours and provides cross-functional support to other departments, as required, and maintains accountability in delivering to client needs/timelines
  • Routinely communicates project updates to internal and external clients


  • Direct experience with cell-based assay
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • B.A. or B.S. with 2 years of relevant experience
  • M.A. or M.S. with 1 year of relevant experience

Additional Preferences:                            

  • Experience in a contract research organization
  • Experience with automation/HTS applications

Please forward all updated resumes to Kataleeya Cashion at

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