Associate Scientist, Assay Development

SF Bay Area - South Bay
May 16, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

*This job is located in the South Bay*


BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for California's Scientific community. We are currently looking for an Associate Scientist to work for a leading Bay Area biotechnology company.


Associate Scientist, Assay Development



Perform quantitative assay development to support pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and product release.



  • Participate in the development and qualification of quantitative and semi-quantitative bioanalytical methods to support product release, pharmacokinetic, and immunogenicity assessments
  • Present results, conclusions, and implications to project teams and senior management.
  • Participate in the transfer of processes, technology, and assays to/from internal and external collaborators and outside vendors
  • Maintain a detailed awareness of industry guidance and standards for assay validation and performance
  • May serve as Principal Investigator for assays supporting GLP studies
  • Contribute to development reports
  • Contribute to nonclinical and clinical study protocols and regulatory reports
  • Independently carry out the aforementioned tasks and plan, implement, and complete significant projects with minimal supervision.
  • Participate in scientific meetings and produce original peer-reviewed publications



  • BS/MS with 5+ years of biotechnology industry experience that includes the following:  developing quantitative assays such as ligand-binding assays, enzymatic assays, or immunogenicity assays in support of pharmacokinetics; and/or q-PCR or RT-qPCR assays in support of DNA copy number quantitation
  • Experience working as part of a project team
  • Experience in developing large-molecule assays in a regulated environment
  • Working knowledge of basic statistics
  • Knowledge of MicroSoft Office Suite. Experience with SoftMax Pro a plus. Experience with GraphPad Prism a plus. Experience with JMP a plus.
  • Peer-reviewed publications in the area of assay development a plus