BA - Research Associate I

at QPS, LLC in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

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Do you want to be part of an organization that is making a difference in the lives of millions of people worldwide? If so, we want to hear from you!   QPS, LLC has an opening for a Research Associate in our LC-MS group. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in QPS’ continued expansion of our bioanalytical capabilities to support small molecule, antibody drug conjugate, protein, and gene therapy drug development. 


The LC-MS group’s expertise lies in the quantitation of small molecules, oligonucleotides, peptides, proteins, and metabolite biomarkers by various mass spectrometric (LC-MS/MS, LC‑HRMS, hybrid/immunoaffinity mass spec), and hybridization-LC-fluorescence techniques. We have been pivotal in supporting most of the HIV drugs, most of the HBV/HCV drugs, one of the first 3 ADCs, and 6 of the last 9 gene therapy products approved by FDA.”


The Job

  • Our Research Associates are taking the first steps in advancing their careers by transitioning from analysts to Principal Investigators (PI); 
  • Independently prepare, or assist in the preparation of, study protocols, data analyses, study summaries, and/or reports.
  • Understand, plan, set-up, execute and document all aspects of a project and meet internal and client timelines for data and reports.
  • Perform project management and method validation.
  • Communicate with clients and manage project flow to ensure timely execution of multiple projects.
  • Manipulate, summarize and evaluate data and perform calculations to analyze data.
  • Train/mentor/lead junior scientific staff to follow the validation and study protocols.



The successful candidate will hold an advanced degree in Biochemistry, Immunology, Pharmacology, Medical Technology, Biology or a related field as follows:                                     

  • Master's Degree plus  4 or more years relevant industry experience or 2 year CRO experience
  • Bachelor's Degree plus  7 or more years relevant industry experience or 5 years CRO experience


  • Experience in a Regulated industry laboratory   preferred


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Job Posting: 840660

Posted On: Sep 03, 2021

Updated On: Oct 12, 2021