​Associate Director, Proteomics

Location San Francisco
Discipline: Pre-Clinical Development
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Salary: On application
Contact name: Surbhi Dhar

Contact email: surbhi.dhar@rbwconsulting.com
Contact phone: 16179821238
Job ref: 21703
Published: about 2 months ago
Expiry date: 19 June 2021

Location: South San Francisco, CA

Associate Director

A leading global biopharma company is seeking an Associate Director of Bioanalytical Proteomics to come join their team to support biomarker discovery and validation to support their Oncology, Neuroscience and Microbial Sciences non-clinical and clinical projects. The position is in their San Francisco office, within a World-class facility.

The company is a World leader in Biotechnology and Healthcare sectors and prides in their highly collaborative teams working together to develop novel therapies to improve patient lives. We recognize that caring about employees is at the core of achieving our objectives and we offer great salaries, benefits and growth opportunities, leading to one of the highest retention rates in the US.


  • Looking for a fairly independent individual who can influence and deliver on drug development decisions

  • Perform biomarker discovery and validation studies using proteomic and metabolomic/lipidomic approaches

  • Develop and troubleshoot MS based assays and methods to support biomarker discovery and validation for pharmacodynamic, diagnostic and mechanistic studies

  • Work cross functionally with biostatisticians and data scientists to perform data analysis on -omics data sets

  • Be the functional expert and representative on cross-functional projects and meetings

  • Validate protocols and write reports

  • Serve as the functional representative/expert on multidisciplinary project teams

  • Stay up-to-date on industry standards and regulatory guidelines to implement them in practice as needed


  • PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry or Pharmaceutical Sciences with 5-10 years of postdoctoral or equivalent experience, including at least 5 years of experience in the industry

  • Hands-on experience in proteomics and/or lipidomics/metabolomics using Mass Spectrometry, with a strong background in analytical biochemistry or analytical chemistry

  • Strong background in chromatographic techniques like LC for separation of analytes and their characterization using MS based approaches

  • Some experience with ion mobility chromatography; QqQ and high resolution instruments

  • Strong experience with Mass Spectrometry based -omics data analysis and proficiency with softwares including but not limited to R, MATLAB, Spotfire and JMP

  • Strong relevant publications in the field will be highly valued

  • Exceptional oral and written communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work cross functionally in a matrix environment

I manage a range of other permanent and contract positions for a broad portfolio of clients (Biotech, CRO and Pharma). If the above role isn’t for you but you’d nevertheless like to discuss your options in the market, I’d welcome a confidential discussion by phone or email. Contact Surbhi Dhar at +1 (617) 982 1238 or surbhi.dhar@rbwconsulting.com

Salary: On application