Scientist Senior Associate #JN -032021-61855

South San Francisco, California
Industry: Scientists / Research / Lab Technician
Job Number: JN -032021-61855


  • To perform experiments, organize data and analyze results under minimal supervision. With minimal supervision, plans, conducts or monitors experiments, records and organizes data, analyses results, generates robust and reliable data and/or Ensures that contracted studies are conducted in compliance with the respective protocol and applicable guidelines and regulations


  • Ability to execute experiments to quantitate molecular entities by mass spectrometry in support of both drug discovery and early development programs. Experience in high resolution LC-MS/MS
  • Developing suitable assays for met id, reactivity etc. and strategies to support small molecule drug design and SAR
  • Knowledge in enzyme kinetics and drug distribution is added advantage


  • Bachelors' degree & 5 YOE
  • MS degree + 2 YOE

 Responsibilities include:

  • Monitors or follows established experimental design and protocols and performs routine tasks and studies to obtain reproducible and reliable results with limited supervision
  • Plans, monitors or conducts, analyzes and records experiments, and provides interpretation of data
  • Effectively transfers experimental methods from literature to the lab and makes modifications as necessary
  • Develops and implements new protocols with moderate review
  • Engages coworkers in scientific discussions
  • Communicates data and interpretation to work group
  • Skilled at developing systems to ensure quality data
  • Skilled and/or knowledgeable in the use of standard laboratory equipment and with one or more major laboratory instruments/techniques
  • Effectively trouble-shoots equipment and experimental difficulties
  • Contributes to internal/external reports, papers, presentations, regulatory documents, invention disclosure submissions and/or patents
  • Participates in department-wide support efforts such as safety, recruiting and committees
  • May train staff and/or supervise others
  • Coordinates and organizes resources needed to complete the task
  • Understands when to seek input and when to make independent judgments
  • Skills: degree in Biology, Biochemistry or Analytical Chemistry; experience in a Biopharmaceutical working environment


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