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Senior Scientist, Mass Spectrometry

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Merck

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South San Francisco, California

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Tue, 06 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Details Full-timeEstimated: $100,000 – $150,000 a year1 hour ago Benefits – Health insurance Qualifications – Driver’s License – Laboratory experience – Communication skills – Hazmat Endorsement – Analytical chemistry – Bachelor’s degree – Doctoral degree – Master’s degree Full Job Description Job Description The Bioanalytical LC-MS Lab within the Pharmacokinetics (PK), Pharmacodynamics and Drug Metabolism (PPDM) organization at our South San Francisco location is seeking an exceptional LC-MS Bioanalyst to contribute to the understanding of the PK properties of novel therapeutic drug candidates across modalities (small molecule, peptide, large molecule) Through close collaboration with a cross-functional team of talented scientists, the responsibilities of the position include: Independently design, plan and implement LC-MS based assays to quantify and characterize therapeutic proteins, peptides, and small molecules of interest in pre-clinical studies within tight timelines. This comprises of the following: Developing robust sample preparation methods ranging from affinity purification preparation method to protein precipitation / SPE clean-up method using automation solutions such as Bravo assay Map, KingFisher, and Hamilton liquid handlers. Optimizing LC-MS conditions on a variety of triple-quad instruments for quantitation and high-resolution instruments for biotransformation and metID. Effectively analyzing and interpreting results through a range of software including Skyline, Analyst, PepFinder, MassLynx, Genedata Expressionist, Phoenix, and Watson. Delivering high quality quantitative or qualitative data to project teams for PK and PK / PD analysis Effectively documenting, tracking, and communicating scientific findings and recommendations within cross-functional teams. Representing and leading discovery cross-functional teams Contributing to establishing and maintaining bioanalytical lab operations Required experience/skills: Strong hands-on experience with different chromatographic separation and mass spectrometry methodologies for quantitative and qualitative analysis of therapeutic proteins, biomarkers, or small molecules. Experience with proteomics, biochemistry methods, and analysis of post-translational modifications of large therapeutic proteins is a plus. Ability to work efficiently and multitask in a fast-paced environment is a must. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Successful candidate provides first-authored, internal and external reports and presentations on technical and scientific findings. Fosters team-based approach to research. Committed to working synergistically and harmoniously with others. While the work environment is non-GLP (Discovery stage) basic knowledge of regulated bioanalysis is a plus Experience in working with outside providers / CROs is a plus Automation and programming skills also a plus. Basic Qualifications Doctorate degree by March 2021 OR Master’s degree & 4 years of scientific experience OR Bachelor’s degree & 6-7 years of scientific experience Preferred Qualifications PhD in analytical chemistry, analytical chemistryor related field MS in analytical chemistry, analytical chemistryor related field We are a research-driven biopharmaceutical company. Our mission is built on the simple premise that if we ‘follow the science’ that great medicines can make a significant impact to our world. We believe that a research-driven enterprise dedicated to world-class science can succeed by inventing medicine and vaccine innovations that make a difference for patients across the globe. Who we are … We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada, and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world’s most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world. What we look for … In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit, and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth. INVENT. IMPACT. INSPIRE. 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Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails. Employee Status: Regular Relocation: No relocation VISA Sponsorship: Travel Requirements: Flexible Work Arrangements: Shift: Valid Driving License: Hazardous Material(s): Number of Openings: 1 Requisition ID:R99994 Job Information Job ID: Location: South San Francisco, California, United States Position Title: Senior Scientist, Mass Spectrometry Company Name: Merck Job Function: Other Job Type: Full-Time Show full job description Apply Now