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Research Associate Bioanalytical

The Research Associate, Bioanalytical will provide support for bioanalytical quantitative analysis of test compounds in biological matrices obtained from a variety of studies including preclinical safety evaluations and pharmacokinetic evaluations. Focus on small molecule analysis using LC-MS/MS in support of drug discovery and early development programs.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receipt, inventory, and storage of samples, reference and test articles, following the study protocol.
  • Sample preparation from biological matrices, tissue homogenization, sample extraction techniques, and data acquisition.
  • Reagent preparation and tracking.
  • Assist in experiments using LC-MS/MS following the SOPs, methods and study protocols.
  • Perform duties in a timely manner to achieve study timelines.
  • Perform other duties as directed by Management.
Candidate Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biochemistry or related discipline.
  • 0-1 Year relevant industry experience in a pharmaceutical field.
  • Detail-oriented, comfortable working with large data sets
  • Hands-on experience in laboratory setting is required.
  • Microsoft Office skills to include: Excel, Word and Power Point
  • Bioanalytical experience, LC-MS/MS and other analytical techniques is a Plus.
  • Basic knowledge of pharmacokinetics (PK) and in vivo study design is a Plus.
  • Position requires good communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong work ethic, self-motivation, and ability to adapt in a dynamic team environment are keys for success.

The position is hourly and will report to the Head of the Bioanalytical Department


Absorption Systems cares about our work community and offers a variety of benefits allowing employees the opportunity to customize a comprehensive benefits package that meets their personal needs.

About Absorption Systems, a Pharmaron Company

Absorption Systems, founded in 1996, assists pharmaceutical and medical device companies in identifying and overcoming ADMET (Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, Excretion and Toxicity) barriers in the development of drugs, biologics and medical devices. Additionally, Absorption Systems goes deep into each of those areas, offering in vitro, in situ and in vivo models to assess the properties in question. The company's mission is to continually develop innovative research tools that can be used to accurately predict human outcomes or to explain unanticipated human outcomes when they occur. Absorption Systems has facilities in Exton, PA, San Diego, CA, and Boston, MA to serve customers throughout the world.

Alongside of our enthusiasm for science and research, we have a passion to see each and every one of our employees grow and succeed both personally and professionally. We encourage our employees to continually enhance their ability to contribute to the success of the organization and advance their careers. Absorption Systems is committed to creating an environment where individuals are encouraged to grow and work in collaboration with each other while being passionate about innovation. The professional culture of our organization is a goal oriented environment full of internally driven and motivated professionals. Our company is unique in the fact that there is freedom for autonomy to execute and the ability for each employee to grow in directions that align their individual aspirations with company growth.

Absorption Systems is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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