Associate Scientist I

  • location: North Chicago, IL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $18 - $21.79 per hour
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Associate Scientist I

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location: North Chicago, Illinois
job type: Contract
salary: $18.00 - 21.79 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
  • Independently perform routine drug metabolism assays and generate high quality data, noting significant deviations to be elevated to senior staff.
  • Operate laboratory liquid handling automation platforms and effectively troubleshoot when issues arise.
  • Collaborate with department team members including Bioanalytical counterparts to ensure seamless and timely execution of in vitro drug metabolism studies.
  • Learn drug metabolism assays including but not limited to microsomal and hepatocyte stability, CYP Inhibition, PAMPA, and protein binding.
  • Interact with scientists at all levels and effectively communicate results.
  • B.S or M.S in Biology, Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related field and 1+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Familiarity with DMPK assays
  • Experience with liquid handling systems such as Hamilton, Beckman and/or Tecan is highly desired.
  • Experience with multi-channel electronic and manual pipettors
  • Ability to follow established scientific protocols without deviation and willing to bring concerns to Sr. Staff
  • Highly motivated individual with attention to detail and a proven ability to work cross functionally.
  • Ability to work well in a collaborative fast-paced team environment.
  • Passion for data analysis, solving technical problems and applying new technologies to further scientific goals.
skills: Assay Development, Assay Method, Assay Verification, DMPK
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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