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Research Associate II

  • Location: Foster City
  • $ Salary: US$35.00 - US$40.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 7 months ago

  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Contact: Yasmin Sweeney
  • Duration: 12-months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 17 June 2023
  • Job Ref: 13086

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Job Description

A leading Biopharma company are actively seeking a motivated candidate to fill their Research Associate II opportunity. This is an initial 12-month contract role with opportunity to extend/ convert to FTE. This is an on-site role based out of Foster City, CA and the salary ranges between $35-40/hour depending on experience.

The successful candidate is to conduct absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion (ADME) studies with focus on drug transporters to support the discovery and development of drugs candidates.


  • B.S. or M.S. Degree in STEM field.
  • 2-5 years relevant experience.
  • Familiar with LC-MS/MS-based analytical methods and sample preparation for small molecule analysis using liquid handling equipment, and LC-MS/MS instruments (Sciex 6500/7500 and/or Waters Xevo).
  • Experience in cell culture maintenance with hands-on experience in culturing different recombinant cell lines and primary cells (e.g., hepatocyte).
  • Experience in running molecular biology assays (e.g., qPCR), biochemical, and cell-based assays and related sample preparations.


  • Perform bioanalysis of structurally diversified small molecules for cell-based assays.
  • Culture and validate various cell lines and in vitro assay systems and generate and interpret data to understand the ADME properties of small molecules.
  • Collaborate with supervisory personnel and follow general laboratory operations to develop fit-for-purpose sample preparation protocols and analytical methods by liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry.