WuXi AppTec

Scientist II

Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
Job ID
2024-12735

Overview

HD Biosciences Inc. a WuXi AppTec company, is a fast growth, fast paced biology-focused preclinical drug discovery contract research organization (CRO). We offer our clients comprehensive service platforms around target validation, plate-based pharmacology, hit identification and lead discovery, in vivo pharmacology, as well as other research and development services. We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled Scientist I or Scientist II to perform Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (LCMS) bioanalysis studies.

Responsibilities

• Works on assignments with a diverse team of scientists to facilitate all aspects of performing LCMS bioanalysis studies
• Ability to run assays based on established protocols
• Performs preliminary lab work independently
• Performs routine calculations, tabulates, and records results.
• Assumes responsibility for technical accuracy of work.
• Maintains, calibrates laboratory equipment and coordinates maintenance with vendors
• Develops new methods or assays based on minimal information or protocols.
• Maintains research notebooks in a well-organized manner, ensures all necessary documentation is recorded.
• Makes decisions based on an understanding of client program goals.
• Communicates frequently with client and provide frequent update reports.
• Makes logical suggestions of likely causes of problems and independently suggests solutions.
• Ability to learn and instruct Associate Scientists in the use of semi-automated liquid dispensers, plate readers, and other lab instruments
• Complies with all safety rules, practices good housekeeping, and maintains safe workplace without supervision.
• Self-Motivated, requires minimal supervision and determines next steps with minimal guidance

Qualifications

  • PhD 1 with 3+ or MS degree 6+ or BS degree 8+ years of experience in LCMS based assay development and biological sciences

 

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
• Must possess skills in the following areas:
o Solid understanding of qualitative and quantitative LCMS workflows in small molecule, lipidomics, glycomics and proteomics with associated sample preparation techniques
o Solid competency in a broad range of LCMS instrumentation such as QQQ, QTOF and orbitrap and application solutions
o Biophysical techniques such as SPR a plus
o Biochemical and cell-based assay in high density plates a plus
• Demonstrates competence in relevant technical aspects of scientific discipline which allows for increasing level of independence
• Records experimental procedures and results in notebook
• Demonstrates attention to details and concern for impact
• Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within biological R&D laboratory setting
• Presents data clearly and concisely
• Effectively communicates with others by giving and receiving feedback
• Must work well with others in a team environment
• Participates actively in meetings
• Able to work in a fast paced environment
• Well organized, detail oriented, and adaptable to changes
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Computer skills: knowledge of internet research, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Ability to learn instrument and data analysis software
• Good time management and multi-tasking skills in order to complete multiple projects within timelines.
• Ability to effectively prioritize workload and manage changes in direction
• Ability to think critically and scientifically
• Ability to search scientific literature and suggest protocols and methods
• Regularly reviews goals and objectives with supervisor

 

Anticipated base pay range: $80,322 to $104,011

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability

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