RA - Bioanalytical Assay in South San Francisco, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 7/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our Client is currently offering a unique opportunity for a highly motivated Research Associate/Senior Research Associate (Contract) to join our team with experience in biologics-related bioanalytical assays.


  • Design and develop a broad range of bioanalytical assays including lmmunoassays (PK, ADA and occasionally biomarkers) and cell-based neutralizing antibody assays for protein and antibody based therapeutics in compliance with GLP and regulatory guidance to support clinical and early development studies
  • Responsibilities of the position include receiving and testing of non-GLP samples, planning experiments, performing assay troubleshooting, interpreting data, establishing and updating assay methods
  • Design and execute experiments independently; record, analyze and communicate data to senior staff and team members
  • Present results in team meetings and deliver presentations to both small and large groups


  • MS in biology-related discipline with 6+ years related laboratory experience or BA/BS in biology-related discipline and 8+ years of laboratory experience.
  • GLP experience is a must.


  • Experience in developing, troubleshooting, and validating PK, ADA, and Neutralizing immunoassays in a GLP/GCP regulated environment using ELISA and/or MSD platform.  Experience with other assay platforms (LCMS) is a plus
  • Experience with cell based assays
  • Hands-on experience in labeling proteins and antibodies
  • Maintain accurate comprehensive documentation of internal data and communicate progress periodically to supervisor and project teams
  • Must be able to communicate and multi-task within a fast-paced team environment with a high degree of self-motivation and organization

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