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Scientific. Clinical. Software Engineering

Research Associate

Marin Metro Area, CA

Job Type: Scientific Job Number: JN -102019-25739 Region: Marin Metro Area

Job Description


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.


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.


B.S. or M.S in the Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biochemistry, Biophysical Chemistry, Bioengineering or related discipline

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