Senior Research Associate - Analytical Chemistry

US$80000 - US$100000 per annum + Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Senior/Director & VP, Biological Sciences, Pharmacology
  3. United States
San Francisco, USA
Posting date: 20 Oct 2023

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Proclinical is seeking a Senior Research Associate - Analytical Chemistry for a cutting-edge biotech company located in San Francisco Bay Area.

This role will provide laboratory support of non-GMP formulation development activities, routine discovery needs as well as development of new test procedures. Most testing will be conducted using RP-HPLC and dissolution equipment.

Must be eligible to work in the US.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support routine analysis for discovery (e.g., dose solution analysis, stability, and solubility samples) by HPLC.
  • Develop and implement analytical methodologies supporting internal process chemistry and formulation development activities, with a focus on HPLC and dissolution testing.
  • Develop key, early clinical stage analytical methods that can be transferred and validated at Contract Manufacturing Organizations.
  • Provide guidance and methodologies to non-analytical colleagues and communicate results in a manner that provides context and guides the next experimental steps.
  • Maintain organized records to track cross-functional research analytical data.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Knowledge of QC functions.
  • Knowledge of peptide analytical chemistry (e.g., elemental analysis).
  • Experience with other analytical tools such as UV spectroscopy, pH, KF.
  • Experience with Agilent LC equipment and OpenLab CDS software.
  • BS or MS with 5 - 7 years of experience in Analytical Chemistry.
  • Must be able to communicate scientific data and ideas as well as maintain a competent laboratory notebook.
  • HPLC experience.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Strong focus on quality and attention to detail.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Alexander Bero at +44 203 846 0645 or

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.