Research Associate

Novato, CA 94949

Posted: 09/26/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 16480

Job Description

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Research Associate to be part of our client’ s team in Novato. This is an opportunity to work with the largest privately held pharmaceutical corporation in the world and ranks among the world' s 20 leading pharmaceutical corporations.

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. This could explain why their company has been recognized as one of the “ Top Twenty Employers” in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals by Science Careers.

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

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.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • The Research Associate I/II, functions to manage, coordinate, and perform activities required for the testing of drug product or human and animal specimens associated with one or more research and pre-clinical studies. In this position the candidate will work closely with Scientists in the Research group focused on mass spectrometry-based assays.
  • Preparation of assay reagents and buffers.
  • Perform LC-MS based assays to quantify analytes from various complex matrices.
  • Perform quantitative analysis of data and interpretation of experimental results.
  • Be able to develop and optimize new LC/MS-based protocols.
  • Prepare and deliver effective oral presentations in meetings.
  • Maintain good and timely documentation of experiments Contribute to and provide solutions to technical problems and think creatively.
  • Follow SOPs, policies, and regulations, and to perform routine lab equipment maintenance is required.

Summary of Qualifications:
  • B.S. or M.S in the Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biochemistry, Biophysical Chemistry, Bioengineering or related discipline
  • 0-2 years of relevant laboratory experience in academic or industry environment Candidate should have experience in UPLC and/or HPLC based separations Candidate should have experience with mass spectrometry
  • Candidate should have general understanding of mass spectrometry principles Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Working knowledge of basic statistical analysis Strong problem-solving, documentation and organizational skills with a focus on details and results.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Ability to work in a team environment.

Meet Your Recruiter

Ethan Christenson
Scientific Recruiter

If you are looking for career growth or new opportunities you have come to the right place! Here at Bayside solutions we specialize in relationship based recruiting, we are focused and determined to take your career in the direction you want it to go. I would love to talk to you about your career objectives, sports, traveling, or anything else that interests you. I look forward to getting to know you and where you want to go!
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