Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana,
Internal Number: 306692
CANCER CENTER (IN-CANC-IUINA)
The IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center (IUSCCC) is 1 of only 51 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States. This prestigious designation recognizes centers around the country that meet rigorous criteria for world-class, state-of-the-art programs in multidisciplinary research. The IUSCCC puts significant resources into developing research programs, faculty, and facilities that will lead to better approaches to prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer.
The Clinical Pharmacology Analytical Core (CPAC) laboratory is hiring an analytical chemist with expertise in LC-MS/MS. CPAC facilitates the research and development of drugs and new chemical entities (NCEs) in support of internal and external investigators. Our primary service is developing methods to quantify drugs, metabolites, and NCEs from a variety of biological matrices by utilizing our state-of-the-art ultra-performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometer (UPLC-MS/MS). We assist investigators by providing detailed information on in vivo pharmacokinetics (PK), drug interactions, in vitro drug metabolic stability, formulation optimization, protein binding, and drug purity verification.
Performs complex and intricate laboratory experiments while following research techniques and procedures.
Develops procedures and protocols in collaboration with leadership.
Prepares research reports or analyses for projects.
Maintains safety records and ensures safety/compliance procedures and protocols are followed.
Provides guidance and support to junior-level staff in laboratory operations.
May develop, prepare, and coordinate grant applications and grant-related activities to obtain funding for research projects and related work.
Bachelor's degree in related field
Master's degree in related field
3 years related work experience
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Highly thorough and dependable
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Experience with LC-MS/MS and analytical chemistry techniques
Working Conditions / Demands
The role regularly requires the ability to effectively communicate. The role frequently requires the ability to move about the work environment and to position oneself to operate laboratory equipment effectively. The role requires the ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds and will occasionally work near moving mechanical parts. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.