1+ months

Associate Scientist

Kelly Services
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Kelly Services has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a long-term temporary opportunity to work as an **Associate Scientist** at a prestigious Fortune 500 company working in **Sunnyvale, CA.**

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**Job Title: Associate Scientist**

**Pay: $43 per hour depending on experience**

The department of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics (DMPK) is seeking Scientist with hands-on LC/MS experience and proven abilities in determining the biotransformation pathways of small molecules and other novel modalities. Work closely with bioanalytical and PK scientists to integrate ADME data for lead optimization. Experience with in vivo preclinical and ADME assays and understanding of clearance route, mechanism, transporter and the role of metabolism is required.

Key Accountabilities/Core Job Responsibilities:

Designing, executing and reporting biotransformation studies to support drug discovery/development and regulatory filings. Develop LC-MS methods for separation and structural identification of multiple metabolites from various matrices

Good understanding of organic/structural elucidation chemistry, xenobiotic and extra hepatic metabolism is required

Hands on experience in operation, maintenance & trouble shooting of LC-MS instruments of multiple vendors (Sciex/Thermo) and associated softwares. Adept to automation

Designing and implementing appropriate assays and strategy to support the development of small molecules, peptides and other novel modalities. Evaluating new technologies

Establish DMPK screening criteria for new discovery projects

Maintain accurate records and write in vitro ADME reports for in-house studies

Education, Qualifications, and Experience Requirements (degree, certifications, etc.):

PhD degree (1-3 years) B.S. or MS degree (5-7 years) equivalent in drug metabolism, small molecules or relevant industrial experience in drug discovery/development

Prior experience with HPLC and LC-MS and familiarity with AB Sciex and/or Thermo Orbitrap high resolution mass spectrometry instruments are a must

Experience in utilizing radio-labeled material would be preferred

The candidate must be able to analyze data and maintain detailed, accurate and comprehensible study documentation. Experience with various scientific data base is a plus

The individual is also expected to be organized, a team player, enthusiastic about drug discovery, and possess strong communication skills

Top 3-5 skills requirements:

-Strong Chemistry Background

-Prior experience with HPLC and LC-MS and familiarity with AB Sciex and/or Thermo

-Bio transformation with strong organic background

-Hands on lab work

Nice to have:

-Discovery Drug development

-ADME Screening

-Protein work (analysis using LC-MS)

100% On-site position

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**Kelly Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer**

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**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2020-08-03 Expires: 2020-10-03

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