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Job Description

About the role:
Conducts bio-/analytical assays to support research projects relating to the development of oligonucleotide-based therapeutics and contributes to multiple project timelines through a combination of experimental and lab-support work. Effectively documents and communicates all work done in a timely manner. Additional responsibilities to be assigned.

Join Takeda as a Research Associate I – Bioanalytical

How you will contribute:


With general supervision, executes quantitative and qualitative bioanalytical assays aimed towards understanding the metabolic fate and localization of oligo-therapeutics and conjugates.
Assists with LCMS and stem-loop qPCR workflows
Processes tissue and other biological materials
Utilizes any assigned literature to increase knowledge base and implement improvements.
Will organize time and plan specifics of project related work with limited oversight from manager.
Supports instrument operation and maintenance
Performs calculations and basic analysis on experimental results and develops hypotheses
Supports lab operations and functions which may include routine instrument maintenance, buffer/stock preparation, as well as inventory management


Knowledge of analytical and bioanalytical methods geared towards oligonucleotides. Candidates with functional experience are highly preferred.
Sound technical understanding of the following: LCMS, qPCR, and HPLC.
Knowledge of DNA and RNA extraction, isolation, and purification workflows (eg SPE, LLE, etc)
Ability to organize and plan experiments, follow SOPs, and document all work.
Strictly adheres to all safety protocols and regulations
Excellent communication and record keeping.
Chromogenic/fluorescent microscopy and histology sample preparation knowledge are a plus.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

BS degree in a scientific discipline, or equivalent

What Takeda can offer you:

Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision
Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions
Family Planning Support
Flexible Work Paths
Tuition reimbursement

More about us:
At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.

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San Diego, CA

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