Research Associate III

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 02/08/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Research - Discovery Job Number: 5565

The Senior Scientific Researcher will support Genentech research and development projects by:
  • Being the front line technical contact with CROs for routine outsourcing activities in support of method qualifications and validations (LC-MS/MS, LBA, new technologies) and any technical questions that arise around clinical, non-clinical study data.
  • Technical oversight of outsourced methods (LC-MS/MS, LBA, new technologies) ensuring the qualified/validated state to ensure optimal assay quality
    • Monitor assay performance through data analysis and interpretation. 
    • Communicate and present assay performance data and interpretation on an on-going basis to stake holders
    • Oversee incorporation and expiration extension of reagents by reviewing and approving assay data and associated documents
    • Designing and reviewing in-study validation experiments.
    • Review CRO method validation reports and addendums
    • Lead investigation of assay performance
    • May generate anti-therapeutic antibody cutpoint factors using the ATA cutpoint tool using CRO data for immunogenicity methods.
    • May coordinate cross validation experiments at CROs and generate cross validation reports.
  • Review of clinical and non-clinical study data.
    • Review CRO bioanalytical reports.
    • Lead investigation of unexpected study data.
  • May write or contribute to sections of Regulatory Documents (IND, BLA, variations, line extensions etc.)
  • May serve as a functional area project representative

The individual will maintain appropriate regulatory compliance in supporting clinical and non-clinical assays and studies, and will apply thorough and accurate documentation skills.  The Senior Scientific Researcher may train others on group responsibilities and systems.  S/he may also be responsible for implementation or maintenance of support systems and may lead department teams charged with improving business processes.


Bachelor’ s degree or higher in Bioanalytical Sciences, Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry or equivalent experience 5-8 years in industry and/or testing laboratory (Clinical, non-clinical, or CRO). Familiarity with bioanalytical method GxP compliance is required. The SSR will be required to have a proven technical background in developing, validating, implementing, maintaining, and troubleshooting/problem solving abilities of bioanalytical methods in one or more of the following areas: LC-MS (liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry), LBA (PK and ATA), and new technologies.
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