Senior Scientist in Fremont, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 7/16/2018

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Job Description

Open Senior Scientist position in Fremont, CA!

For immediate consideration please send your resume to Blake at


Provides support for high value commercial research services using PathHunter platform and other proprietary technologies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Optimization of assays to obtain robust performance in screening applications.
  • Validation of cell based assays for profiling and screening projects.
  • Generation of reference data for qualification of assays.
  • Routine testing of customer compounds.
  • Instrument protocol optimization and validation.
  • Daily laboratory notebook entry.
  • Daily database documentation entry.
  • Provide guidance and support of the various platforms offered to other scientists
  • Project report generation and review.
  • Monthly Inventory report generation.
  • Participation in and presentation at group laboratory meetings.
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned.
  • Demonstrates and promotes the company vision
  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Applies GMP/GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate
  • Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner
  • Owns the accountability and responsibility of delivering to client needs and timeliness
  • Provides cross-functional support to other departments as required
  • Adjusts work hours as needed to meet client deadlines
  • Adheres to site employee health and safety (EHS) requirements

Basic Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters in cell biology or biochemistry plus 3-5 years relevant experience.
  • Must be detail orientated and consistent in experimental approach.
  • Must be team-oriented and accustomed to working with other scientists.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be comfortable and experienced working in a commercially focused lab environment.
  • Must be willing to help co-workers at all times

Additional Preferences:

  • Expertise in GPCR based signaling assays strongly desired (i.e. GPCR cAMP and Ca2+ Second messenger assays).
  • Experience with lab automation strongly desired (liquid handlers/plate readers, robotics).
  • Experience with database-based analysis software preferred (Activity Base /Spotfire).

EEO Employer

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