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Associate Research Scientist I
Ref No.: 18-01191
Location: Emeryville, California
Start Date / End Date: 07/09/2018 to 07/09/2019
We are seeking a highly motivated individual to contribute to the development of late stage discovery compounds. Working in the pharmaceutical chemistry group, the candidate will work closely with colleagues from Medical Chemistry, DMPK, and Pharmacology to characterize physico-chemical, and in vivo properties of new compounds.

The primary duties involve assisting senior staff with pre-formulation development and solid-state characterization. Some other duties involve making dosing solutions (formulations) for some animal studies with analytical testing and formulation stability.
The candidate must demonstrate basic competencies in chemistry and in working with analytical laboratory equipment.
Knowledge of organic synthesis, pharmaceutics, and/or pharmacokinetics is highly desirable.
Training with HPLC, particle size analysis, dissolution apparatus, LC/MS, and/or thermal analysis techniques (TGA, DSC) is preferred. Candidate should have strong proficiency with working in the lab setting. The candidate must be highly motivated, able to work collaboratively with others, exhibit strong work ethics and be proficient in oral and written communication.

BS in Pharmaceutical Sciences or Pharmaceutical Chemistry or Chemistry or related fields