Formulations Associate I

Novato, CA | Contract

Post Date: 10/17/2017 Job ID: 12125 Industry: Clinical & Scientific

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Formulations Associate I to be part of our Client’ s team in Marin County. This is an opportunity to work with a local Biopharmaceutical company focusing on the developing and commercializing novel therapies for rare diseases.  

Our Client’ s culture is highly collaborative, offers an environment that encourages employees to expand their knowledge in order to make a profound impact on patients’ lives. Their company has been recognized as one of the fastest drug developers in the industry and has also been recognized among the Top 10 World’ s Most Innovative Company’ s in 2015 & 2016.Their organization is fueled by their employee’ s passion and dedication to change the course of disease.

Our Company Bio:  Bayside Solutions was founded in 2001, Bayside was recognized as one of the fastest growing professional staffing companies in Northern California. The numbers tell the story: We have close to a 100% client retention rate, 700% growth in four plus years and over 95% repeat business. Our dedication to building partnership relationships with both our clients and our recruits is the key to our phenomenal success.

You can find additional information on our company website at

Formulations Associate I

Job Benefits:
  • An opportunity to join a patient-focused organization that is driven to develop and commercialize novel drugs for treating rare diseases.
  • Work for a company that is local to the bay area and recognized as a leader of innovation.  
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
  • This position is eligible for medical, vision, dental benefits, paid sick time, and 401K.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • The Formulation Associate will assist in the preparation and testing of biologic formulations. Activities will include molecule pre formulation characterization and formulation development studies including routine and semi-routine laboratory activities under direct supervision.
  • The assistant will be trained to institute drug compatibility and stability studies and perform assigned assays to characterize drug substances and formulations.
  • Testing may include but is not limited to pH measurement, HPLC, TGA, DSC, solubility, microscopy, size exclusion chromatography, rheometry, capillary electrophoresis, florescence, UV and CD spectroscopy and osmolarity.
  • Experience with these techniques is preferred, but not required.
  • The assistant will also be expected to maintain laboratory equipment and organize excipient inventory.
  • He/she will be trained to set up, maintain and calibrate equipment and instrumentation to support project as needed.
  • The incumbent will be responsible for the timely completion of assignments, assisting with troubleshooting, data summarization and reporting, and effective communication of research findings.
  • Good record keeping, organizational, written and verbal communication skills are essential.

Required Qualifications:
  • B.S./B.A. in a science related discipline with 0 - 2 years of relevant industrial experience.  Training in chemistry, particularly protein chemistry is preferred. 
  • 1-2 years of wet lab experience is required for this position. 
  • Experience with above identified laboratory techniques is preferred, but not required. 
  • Good record keeping, organizational, written and verbal communication skills are essential.


Ryan Hamm

If you are interested in taking the next step in your career Bayside Solutions is the right place. We source for qualified talent throughout the United States. My specialty is scientific roles and I take pride in every job I recruit on. Whether it is resume advice, career choices, or job opportunities I am available to build a strong relationship and find you your next opportunity.

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