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Lab Scientist (Contract)

Cytokinetics is a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing first-in-class muscle activators and next-in-class muscle inhibitors as potential treatments for debilitating diseases in which muscle performance is compromised and/or declining. As a leader in muscle biology and the mechanics of muscle performance, the company is developing small molecule drug candidates specifically engineered to impact muscle function and contractility.

We are seeking a Temporary Lab Scientist for a 12-month assignment. This may be a contract-to-hire opportunity.

  • Deliver method development and laboratory testing support as needed to Analytical Development, Process Chemistry, Formulation Development, DMPK, and Medicinal Chemistry
  • Monitor and regularly update stability programs for drug substance and drug product in various phases of development
  • Coordinate calibration and maintenance needs and schedules for lab instruments

  • S/B.S. in Analytical Chemistry or related discipline. Prior function in Analytical Development/Quality Control (QC) setting in pharmaceutical industry highly preferred.
  • Hands on experience in liquid/gas chromatographic methods along with the associated data acquisition and analysis software. Familiar with other instrument-based analytical technologies such as Dissolution, Particle Size Analysis, MS, KF, XRPD, DSC, TGA, FTIR, etc.
  • An understanding of working in a non-GMP and GMP environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Detail oriented and well-organized.
  • Title commensurate with qualification/experience.