DMPK, Research Associate

San Diego, CA

  • Samumed has an immediate opening for a Research Associate to perform bioanalytical analysis from in vivo pharmacokinetic/pharmacology studies in a variety of matrices and assist in developing novel bioanalytical methods using LC/MS/MS.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Perform bioanalytical extractions of test article and metabolites from biological matrices
  • Operate, troubleshoot, and maintain LC-MS/MS and other analytical equipment
  • Generate high quality data in timely manner to inform project teams
  • Planning and executing scientific experiments as required
  • Analyzing and documenting experimental data in electronic notebooks in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with the company guidelines
  • Performing additional general duties to support the safe and efficient operation of the laboratory as required


  • B.S. degree in life, chemical sciences or a related discipline with 0-4 years related industry experience
  • Knowledge of DMPK science, particularly in bioanalytical analysis, in vitro ADME assays, and experience in applying DMPK concepts to drug discovery and drug development a plus
  • The ability to work independently and to collaborate with a multi-disciplined group in a goal- and team- oriented setting is required
  • Excellent communication, organization, planning, record keeping, and data analysis abilities are required
  • Candidates should have competent computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

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