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Fidelta is a fee-for-service company offering pre-clinical drug discovery services. The company has a long history of successful drug discovery, including discovery of the blockbuster antibiotic, Azithromycin. Before joining the Galapagos Group in 2010, Fidelta was part of PLIVA and GSK.

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Located in Zagreb, Croatia in state-of-the-art research facilities, Fidelta is currently looking for:

Group Leader - Bioanalysis (m/f)

We are looking for experienced scientist to lead a small team of analysts responsible for GLP and GCLP method development, validation and sample analysis, as well as non-GLP bioanalysis in support of in vitro ADME, PK, PK/PD studies.

This role involves:

  • design and implementation of new innovative approaches using mass spectrometry-based techniques and/or biomarker strategies
  • management of daily operations of analytical group on bioanalytical method development, biological sample preparation in non-GLP and GLP environment
  • providing strong technical support to monitor bioanalytical data quality and throughput;
  • reviewing of assay results/interpretation/reports to ensure technical excellence and compliance with appropriate regulatory standards
  • management of internal and external clients.

To be successful in this role we are looking for individuals who can demonstrate the following:

  • PhD degree in Analytical Chemistry or Bioanalytical chemistry with at least 5 year hands-on industry experience in DMPK GLP bioanalysis
  • experience in method development and validation (GLP/GCLP) required for small molecules and working in a regulated laboratory environment
  • expertise on exploratory biomarker studies including qualification, validation and sample testing in a GLP environment for small molecules
  • knowledge of and experience with global regulatory guidelines, expectations and corresponding industry best practices are required
  • strong knowledge and background on LC/MS-MS instrumentation and sample preparation techniques
  • good understanding of different aspects of in vitro/in vivo DMPK in drug discovery and development
  • strong organizational skills and the ability to deliver results in a fast paced environment
  • good communication and interpersonal skills, management and leadership skills are desirable.

Do you have the qualifications for this job opening and are you up to the challenge of joining our entrepreneurial team?  If so, please send your application in English before 31.05.2017. to

You can contact us for any future opportunities by sending your CV and personal application by email to

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