Research Associate

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 02/15/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 15005

Bayside Solutions is seeking Research Associate to be part of our client’ s team in South San Francisco. 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.

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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:

We are seeking a Research Associate to support Small Molecule Drug Discovery in the Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics (DMPK) department. 
  • The qualified candidate will work closely with our established team performing various in-vitro assays using hepatocytes and microsomes derived from different species to address specific DMPK questions in drug discovery. 
  • This person will perform weekly, fully automated, high-throughput, and high-capacity in vitro experiments to support small molecule drug discovery projects. 
  • This person will develop analytical methods (LC and MS/MS) to separate and detect small molecules and also proficient in using and troubleshooting LC-MS/MS.

  • BS/MS/Ph.D degree in chemistry or biological sciences.
  • 1-3 years of experience in analytical instrumentation and lab equipment, such as HPLC, MS, LCMS, LCMSMS.
  • Experience in vitro ADME assays is highly desirable but not required. 
  • Must be highly motivated, organized with excellent communication skills (both oral and written), detail oriented, and a good team player. 
  • Strong candidates without relevant LC-MS experience will also be considered.

Maria Khalil

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