Scientist - QQQ mass spectrometry in Kenilworth, NJ at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

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Job Description


  • Develop, validate and run clinical biomarker assays using Quantitative QQQ Mass Spectrometry. Provide support for all therapeutic areas and all phases of clinical development
  • Assist in the transition of biomarker assays from Basic Research to Clinical by providing technical guidance on fit-for-purpose assay validation.
  • Interface with scientists and physicians in early and late stage clinical development to execute on biomarker strategies in clinical trials.
  • Writing memos, final reports and publications summarizing data, and writing/updating lab SOPs.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in tissue-based assay development and validation, collaborating with project teams, biomarker leaders, clinical operations and regulatory affairs on the implementation of these assays in clinical trials


  • BS or BA in a life sciences discipline (Biochemistry, Immunology, Molecular Pathology, Cell Biology, etc.) or Chemistry required; MS or PhD preferred
  • 10+ years for BS or BA, 5+ years for MS or 0 years for PhD of pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry experience
  • Broad knowledge of drug development process and translational medicine desired
  • 5+ years of direct experience in quantitative QQQ Mass Spectrometry assay development and implementation.
  • Hands-on experience in clinical development/operation or managing the implementation of biomarker assays in support of drug development preferred
  • Experience with Regulated Clinical bioanalysis  plus
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Be able to work independently; strong leadership skills
  • Ability to execute within a matrixed organization

***For immediate consideration, please email your updated resume to with 'Scientist QQQ MS' in the subject line.

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