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Job ID: 13041
Location: San Diego, CA
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Department: DMPK - 3257
Celgene Corporation is committed to delivering innovative therapies designed to improve the lives of patients worldwide. We are a global biopharmaceutical company with operations in more than 70 countries that is helping to turn incurable cancers into chronic, manageable conditions. We are seeking talented professionals as we continue to grow and advance our efforts in oncology, hematology and immune and inflammatory disease. If you would like to join a company where you can make a difference, please consider the Celgene family.
BS degree in a biology, chemistry, or scientific discipline with at least 4 years of industrial DMPK experience or MS degree with at least 2 years of industrial DMPK experience.
We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Research Associate with strong interpersonal communication skills to conduct in vivo pharmacokinetics studies in rodents and assist in quantification of small molecules in biological matrices using LC/MS/MS in support of multiple drug discovery projects. Initially, the job responsibilities will be split 60%:30% between these two main functions. The remaining 10% will be distributed among general activities such as animal ordering, updating protocols and templates, maintaining inventories, etc.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
This individual will need to have strong interpersonal communication skills and work ethics and be highly organized in order to function effectively in a fast paced drug discovery team. This person has to be proficient in handling rodents and able to prepare formulations, administer compounds via various routes, collect blood and various tissue samples, and process/extract them for analysis. Also, this candidate should be proficient in the use of software such as MS Office and graphics software and have excellent presentation and writing skills. While not expected to be an expert in the use of LC/MS/MS for quantification of small molecules in biological matrices, this person is expected to have some hands-on experience with such techniques. Experience with automatic blood sampling systems would be beneficial, but not necessary. Familiarity with pharmacokinetic concepts is a plus
BS degree in a biology, chemistry, or pharmaceutically-related discipline with at least 4 years of industrial DMPK experience or MS degree with at least 2 years of industrial DMPK experience.
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