Sr Research Assoc I, Bioanalytical

Foster City, California
Apr 26, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Specific Responsibilities and skills for the Position:

The position supports the clinical operations team located at Gilead's corporate office in Foster City, CA - San Francisco Bay area.

The role entails work under general supervision for routine tasks and with detailed instructions on new assignments.

Specific responsibilities and skills:

This role provides support to the clinical pharmacology group, working closely with PK scientists and lead personnel for the collection and delivery of Bioanalytical samples (PK and PD) for clinical studies.

Working in a high volume and high-paced environment, this role will liaise daily with the analytical labs, external vendors, and internal stakeholders handling multiple analytes, studies, and triaging queries.

The ideal candidate will possess a four-year degree in the life sciences field, previous exposure to clinical trial development, and the ability to multi-task in a professional manner.

Note: This is not a lab position, this is an office based role.

Essential Duties and Job Functions:

Track and manage bioanalytical studies across therapeutic areas utilizing databases, spread sheets, and other tools.

• Study specific pharmacokinetic data deliverables

• Vendor specific study deliverables

• Pharmacokinetic long term stability

• Pharmacokinetic sample storage and disposal

• Draft meeting agendas and assist in preparing meeting minutes (with action items)

• Interact with other departments, as directed, to complete assigned tasks

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

BS/BA in a relevant scientific discipline or equivalent plus a minimum of 2+year relevant clinical experience in the pharmaceutical/health care industry or MS with 0+years of industry experience but exposure to clinical environment.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills

• Strong computer skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

• Knowledge of FDA Regulations, ICH Guidelines, GCPs, and/or familiarity with standard clinical operating procedures a plus

• Anticipates problems and obstacles, and proactively seeks guidance and develops solutions to accomplish tasks

• Proven organizational skills demonstrated by the ability to understand and prioritize instructions and deliver on time

• Excellent attention to detail and a highly productive individual with a strong focus on accuracy

• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team


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