Scientist I in South San Francisco, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is seeking a highly motivated and experienced DMPK Scientist to work on site in South San Francisco with our client, a leading Biotech company. 

  • The responsibilities of a DMPK-BA Associate Scientist/Scientist are to develop and/or oversee bioanalytical methods for the quantitative analysis of chemical entities (CEs) and their metabolites in plasma and other biological matrices, interpret and provide bioanalytical results to other scientists and project teams in support of drug development in a fast paced environment.
  • This individual will also be responsible for technical monitoring of Contract Research Organizations (CROs) involved in the bioanalysis supporting small molecule preclinical and clinical development.
  • Responsibilities include but are not limited to participating in CRO site selection and visits, technical support of method validation and bioanalysis, overseeing the transfer of bioanalytical methods to CROs, reviewing and reporting data in various formats and reviewing validation reports.
  • Specific training and refresher courses in the area of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) compliance for preclinical study support will be required, as applicable.
  • The candidate must have a demonstrated understanding of various extraction techniques for biological samples, such as liquid-liquid, solid phase and protein precipitation and experience in using various LC-MS platforms (Sciex triple quadrupole or QTOF) and automation workstations.
  • Experience in the development, validation and implementation of bioanalytical methods in a GLP environment is a plus.
  • Experience with peptide or oligonucleotide bioanalysis is a plus.
  • The candidate must be capable of introducing new technologies and new laboratory approaches and demonstrate the ability to interpret and communicate bioanalytical results in external meetings.
  • Experience with documentation of bioanalytical data, report writing, and laboratory data acquisition systems (Watson LIMS) are a plus.
  • The candidate must be capable of managing projects with a high emphasis on quality and timelines while representing the bioanalytical function on project teams.
  • In most circumstances, the DMPK-BA Associate Scientist/Scientist will have a doctoral degree (Ph.D.) and 2 or more years relevant experience.

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