Chemist, Food Chemist, Pharmacist as Bioanalytical Laboratory Head (m/f)

 Bayer AG  Wuppertal Elberfeld
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health
care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and
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where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to

Bioanalytical Laboratory Head (m/f)


The department of bioanalysis and non-clinical pharmacokinetics (BANP) is a key function
within Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics (DMPK). The bioanalytical group utilises
LC-MS/MS and ligand binding analysis to accomplish the quantitative bioanalysis of
xenobiotics in biological fluids, working in compliance with international regulations. The
group has a very high competence in analytical chemistry. In-house experimental work covers
pre-clinical project development as well as early clinical development, later project support
being outsourced. Accordingly, the laboratory heads in this group work closely with
colleagues in metabolism, toxicology, non-clinical and clinical pharmacokinetics.
  • Scientific supervision of a bioanalytical laboratory (preclinical and clinical) performing
    LC-MS/MS trace analysis of active ingredients in biological matrices of multiple species,
    including method development and validation as well as study sample analysis
  • Authorship and review of bioanalytical and toxicokinetic reports prepared for submission to
    competent authorities, including independent scientific evaluation of the quality and
    relevance of the findings
  • DMPK representative (m/f) in international project teams, representing the scientific
    findings of DMPK studies, including interdisciplinary evaluation, independently producing
    expert opinions and submission documents and answering enquiries from authorities
  • Very close liaison with internal DMPK, toxicology and clinical pharmacokinetics colleagues


  • PhD (m/f) in a relevant discipline, e.g. chemistry, food chemistry or pharmacy
  • Long-term experience of LC-MS/MS trace analysis of active ingredients (small molecules) in
    biological matrices, including method development and validation within the pharmaceutical
    industry or CRO in a drug development environment
  • Sound working knowledge of GLP and the expectations and guidelines for regulated
  • Professional background in drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics would be an advantage
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and deal with the pressure of quickly
    changing priorities
  • Good communication skills with interdisciplinary thinking
  • Excellent team player (m/f) with ability to build relationships and network with a wide
    variety of groups
  • Customer orientated with good awareness of customer needs
  • High degree of organization and time management
  • Initiative and creativity to develop new approaches in support of development projects
    using innovative concepts and thinking
  • Fluent in written and spoken English with willingness to learn German (working knowledge
    would be an advantage)


We offer a competitive salary in an international environment as well as excellent
opportunities for professional and personal development. If your background and personal
experience fits this profile, please send us your complete application at,
submitting a cover letter, your CV and references as well as your salary expectation.
Wuppertal Elberfeld

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