Accelerating the Implementation of Mass Spectrometry in the Clinical Lab


Job Posting

Principal Investigator

Company:Alturas Analytics
Location:Moscow, ID 83843
Position:Principal Investigator


The Principal Investigator is experienced in LC-MS/MS and responsible for method development, method validation, analysis of samples, and generation of plans, data, reports and other applicable documentation to support drug development studies according to, and within compliance of, all applicable procedures and regulations. CRO, forensic lab, or clinical lab experience preferred.

Essential Duties and Tasks:

Acts as a project manager to ensure projects are kept on-track
Ensures that project details (e.g., time lines, data, reports) are reported fully to laboratory management and clients
Acts as a Study Director or Principal Investigator for nonclinical and clinical studies
Provides scientific expertise in the development of methods and method validations
Acts as a resource for lab personnel regarding operations of the laboratory
Provides technical training to other employees on laboratory skills, procedures, systems
Develops and validates methods in accordance with procedures, regulations, and guidelines
Analyzes samples and generates data and reports in accordance with procedures, regulations and guidelines
Maintains laboratory equipment, including troubleshooting and repair of LC/MS/MS and GC/MS/MS analyzers
Works closely with QA personnel to ensure compliance
Evaluates equipment, procedures and techniques to improve laboratory procedures
Prepares laboratory technical procedures
Prepares and/or reviews correspondence, notifications, reports and other documents
May fulfill a supervising role for other laboratory or facility personnel

Education and Experience Requirements:

Graduate degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) plus 2 years work experience or a Bachelors degree in chemistry, or related field plus 4 years work experience
Work experience in a CRO, forensic lab, clinical bioanalytical and/or chemistry laboratory preferred including experience in method development and validation, analytical instrument maintenance, data acquisition and management, and sample analysis
1-3 years minimum of supervisory or managerial experience in a laboratory setting preferred
Knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs) and other regulatory guidance preferred
Working knowledge of complete MS Office suite and Adobe Acrobat
An equivalent combination of education and experience may qualify the appropriate personnel for this position

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