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Research Associate III - Small Molecule Analytical Chemistry
Ref No.: 19-07132
Location: South San Francisco, California
Research Associate III
Small Molecule Analytical Chemistry
South San Francisco, CA

The role is in a multi-functional environment supporting drug discovery, discovery pharmaceutics and process chemistry.

  • Characterization of small molecule drug candidates, method development, execution of analytical methods, and new analytical technology evaluation.
  • Develop chiral and achiral HPLC methods, conduct assays, document studies in notebooks, summarize and interpret the data, and troubleshoot technical problems
  • The successful candidate will accomplish our mission through innovation and teamwork, creative problem-solving, and use of state-of-the-art technology including UHPLC-MS, multidimensional HPLC, GC, IC, KF, DSC/TGA, UV, and CAD.
  • Candidates must have good knowledge of analytical and organic chemistry.
  • Background in chromatography (HPLC and data handling/reporting) is required.
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutics, solid state characterization, and drug discovery is desirable.
  • Candidates should have good problem solving and communication skills, and the ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
  • The position requires good organizational skills and the ability to work well as part of a team.
  • BS/MS/PhD in a relevant scientific discipline (chemistry, pharmaceutics or chemical engineering preferred).
  • Experience in pharmaceutical industry is strongly preferred.