• Research Associate -Metabolism

    Job Location(s) US-WI-Madison
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    Scientific Bachelor's Degree
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  • Job Overview

    Research Associate Drug Metabolism: 


    Essential Job Duties:

    • Sets up and performs a variety of analyses using appropriate instrumentation with routine and non routine methods
    • Critically review study protocol in primary area of work and suggest changes where appropriate.
    • Provides input and participates in study meetings (ie pre-initiation meeting).
    • Maintains study documentation in compliance with regulatory guidelines.
    • Reviews own work for overall accuracy, timeliness, completeness, and soundness of technical judgment.
    • Deliver results within agreed timeframe, whilst recognising changes in priorities
    • Routinely support studies in non primary area of work
    • Ability to write, review and revise standard SOPs related to primary area of work.
    • Ability to conduct most processes/task in support of broad portfolio of study types
    • Proficient in use of department specific software
    • Participate in QC review of selected routine data and methodology section within reports within scope of current role
    • Ability to prepare results and presentations based on the work performed
    • Evaluates data for experiment modification and contribute to report preparation/review
    • Participate in method development and validation projects
    • Maintains a clean and safe laboratory work environment and perform routine maintenance.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.





    • Consistently and continuously responds efficiently to requests (delivers high quality output on time)
    • Builds positive relationships with both internal/external clients
    • Evaluates and develops new approaches, ideas and concepts for existing tasks and to improve or replace existing procedures
    • Uses experience to apply creative problem solving to challenging issues
    • Shifts ideas and behaviours to keep pace with changing business needs
    • Follow instructions, SOPs and protocols that apply to current role to complete assigned tasks and projects
    • Assists in evaluating the effectiveness of current practices and contributes ideas for solutions to prevent errors and improve efficiencies
    • Remain up to date in area of knowledge and continuously improve technical and interpersonal skills
    • Improves team performance through realistic planning and open constructive feedback
    • Helps colleagues adapt to changes and provides encouragement and long term support
    • Establishes clear plans to meet short and medium term requirements for projects
    • Anticipates issues/obstacles which may prevent meeting project/department objectives and identifies solutions to overcome difficulties
    • Ability to recognise deviations from normal results and inform Study Director, Study Coordinator and/or management of any problems that may affect integrity of the data
    • Ability to recommend modifications to routine procedures to adapt to problems in primary area
    • Ability to understand the scope of a study (primary area of work) and be able to complete with no supervision


    • Relevant science bachelors degree minimum


    • Relevant experience may be substituted for academic qualifications.
    • 2 years of LCMS experience. Large and Small Molecules
    • 2-4 years of in vitro experience.


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