Research Associate II - Sr. Research Associate I, DMPK

South San Francisco, CA | Contract

Post Date: 06/13/2017 Job ID: 11355 Industry: Clinical & Scientific

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Research Associate II - Sr. Research Associate I, DMPK to be part of our client’ s team in South San Francisco. This is an opportunity to work with one of the leading biopharmaceutical company passionately committed to the discovery, development, and commercialization of innovative antibacterials to treat multi-drug resistant (MDR), gram-negative infections.

Our Client’ s culture prides itself in creating a work community that is scientifically driven, supportive, and collaborative and one that encourages diversity of thought to promote great innovation.

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

Research Associate II - Sr. Research Associate I, DMPK

Job Benefits:
  • An opportunity to join a patient-focused organization that is driven to develop, manufacture and commercialize medicines to treat life threatening conditions.
  • 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

Position Summary:

Seeking a Research Associate, Bioanalytical, who will be primarily responsible for executing qualitative and quantitative PK/ADME bioanalytical and analytical assays, including extracting biological matrices, running and maintaining HPLC and LC/MS/MS instrumentation, and dose solution analysis and stability. The level will be commensurate with the candidate’ s training and experience. In addition, the candidate will manage databases, quality review data, and manage outsourcing of PK/ADME assays.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Develop HPLC and LC/MS/MS (Sciex) bioanalytical and analytical methods for quantitative bioanalysis of plasma and other biological matrices and execute analyses to support pharmacokinetic and in vitro ADME studies of novel small and large molecule therapeutics.
  • Perform protein binding analyses and in vitro stability assays.
  • Document, organize, and maintain research data and ensure proper archival.
  • Conduct detailed and thorough review of data to ensure data quality based on study design, quality control results, and trends.
  • Manage outsourcing of PK/ADME assays.
  • Ensure that high quality research reports and presentations are completed in a timely manner.

  • BS/BA, MS/MA, or training in a scientific discipline and appropriate work experience.
  • 3-5 years of work experience in LC/MS/MS bioanalytical laboratory in pharmaceutical R&D.
  • Must have solid knowledge and demonstrated hands-on experience in qualitative and quantitative bioanalysis.
  • Familiar with ABI Analyst, Excel, and Prism in order to review and consolidate quantitative data for the team.
  • Laboratory instrument operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • Modeling of PK data using non-compartmental analyses.
  • Prefer familiarity with WinNonlin Phoenix and basic principles of in vivo pharmacokinetics.
  • Knowledge of FDA bioanalytical and PK-ADME guidance would be helpful.
  • Be able to work independently and in a team environment and adapt to rapidly changing priorities.
  • Desire to gain expertise in new fields, learn new skills, and establish assays in laboratory.
  • Other required skills include: biological sample preparation; data handling; and laboratory maintenance, organization, and automation.
  • Must demonstrate excellent organizational, record keeping, written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills. 

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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