Senior Scientist, Bioanalytical Sciences (PK/ADA)

Beyond A Resume

Beyond A Resume seeks a Senior Scientist, Bioanalytical Sciences (PK/ADA) for our biotech client in San Francisco, CA.


We are seeking a detail-oriented and highly motivated Senior Scientist to join the Bioanalytical Sciences team. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing, qualifying, and transferring immunoassays (e.g. ELISA, ECLIA on MSD platform) and/or Cell-Based Assays to support pharmacokinetic (PK) and immunogenicity (ADA) readouts from in vivo studies to help advance research, pre-clinical, and clinical stage programs. The incumbent will also analyze pre-clinical study samples using immunoassays, Luminex, and/or cell-based assays. This list contains the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. The selected individual may be expected to perform role-related duties other than those contained in this document.


-Develop, qualify, and transfer complex ligand binding assays for measuring the PK of XTENylated molecules and relevant metabolites, and for detection of antibodies against XTENylated molecules.

-Interact with CRO vendor partners to oversee PK and ADA method transfer, validation, and regulated sample analysis in support of GLP Tox and Clinical studies.

-Perform Non-GLP pre-clinical sample analysis using in-house qualified assays (PK, PD, ADA).

-Document all activities in an electronic notebook, compile data and analyze results in a timely fashion.

-Present data in group settings to update other teams on progress of assay development.

-Perform routine equipment maintenance, calibrations, and verifications as needed.

-Collaborate with other assay development team members to complete tasks and meet departmental goals.

-Work cross-functionally with members of other departments to complete tasks when required.


-A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline with 9+ years of work experience, Master’s degree with 7+ years or Ph.D. with 3+ years of work experience. Equivalent experience may be accepted.

-Experience developing Ligand Binding Assays for PK and ADA is a must.

-Proficient in working with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

-Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with effective time-management skills.

-Must be willing to work as part of a team and demonstrate good interpersonal skills.

-Self-motivated to carry out both new and routine tasks.


-Experience working in a GCP/GLP environment is desirable.

-Mammalian cell culture experience is desirable.

-Experience with electronic notebook systems, SoftMax Pro, and Prism a plus.

*Must be fully vaccinated prior to start date.


  • 401(k)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Spending Account

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $130 – $160k per year

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