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Account Manager

Absorption Systems
San Diego County, California, US
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Project Management
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Employment Type
Full time
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Absorption Systems, a preclinical Contract Research Organization located in San Diego, California, is seeking a candidate for an Account Manager . Absorption Systems provides preclinical safety, efficacy, and PK testing services to pharmaceutical and medical device companies to support research and development. Account Managers (AMs) are key members of the Absorption Systems Sales and Operations Team and function as liaisons between sponsors, internal research scientists, and business development team members. AMs use their knowledge of preclinical drug/device testing to design and manage studies for a wide range of sponsor requests ranging from lead optimization through regulatory submissions. The candidate will need to be based and work out of Absorption Systems San Diego, CA office.

Primary responsibilities:
  • Designing studies that meet sponsors' needs in a scientifically sound and cost effective manner
  • Providing scientific consultative support for preclinical testing services, primarily in vivo PK, toxicology, and bioanalytical.
  • Fostering account diversification and expansion in association with sales and marketing
  • Remaining current on global regulatory requirements and industry trends related to drug and device development

Other important functions include:
  • Managing client expectations with timely and relevant communications
  • Participating in project management
  • Coordinating internal research projects to optimize service offerings
  • Interacting with different teams on a daily basis including scientists, upper management, vendors, legal, and accounting
  • Maintaining accurate records in multiple internal databases

Candidate Requirements:
  • Scientific background is a must. Working knowledge of pre-clinical in vivo research (PK, Toxicology, Ophthalmology, Medical Device, Cell & Gene Therapy) and/or bioanalytical is highly desirable.
  • Bachelor's Degree in biology, life sciences, pharmacology, or chemistry. Master's Degree preferred.
  • 3-5 years relevant industry experience depending on education level
  • Prior experience in a CRO is highly desirable
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to perform tasks independently with minimal supervision
  • Position requires strong professional communication skills and attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic, self-motivation, and ability to adapt in a dynamic team environment are keys for success


Absorption Systems cares about our work community and offers a variety of benefits allowing employees the opportunity to customize a benefits package that meets their personal needs. Company benefits include the following:
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance Plan with Employer Contribution
  • Health Reimbursement Account Funded by Employer
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Life and AD&D Insurance 100% Employer Paid
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance for Employee, Spouse & Child(ren)
  • Long Term Disability 100% Employer Paid
  • 401k with Employer Match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Employee Assistance Program

About Absorption Systems, a Pharmaron Company

Absorption Systems, founded in 1996, assists pharmaceutical and medical device companies in identifying and overcoming ADMET (Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, Excretion and Toxicity) barriers in the development of drugs, biologics and medical devices. Additionally, Absorption Systems goes deep into each of those areas, offering in vitro, in situ and in vivo models to assess the properties in question. The company's mission is to continually develop innovative research tools that can be used to accurately predict human outcomes or to explain unanticipated human outcomes when they occur. Absorption Systems has facilities in Exton, PA, San Diego, CA, and Boston, MA to serve customers throughout the world.

Alongside of our enthusiasm for science and research, we have a passion to see each and every one of our employees grow and succeed both personally and professionally. We encourage our employees to continually enhance their ability to contribute to the success of the organization and advance their careers. Absorption Systems is committed to creating an environment where individuals are encouraged to grow and work in collaboration with each other while being passionate about innovation. The professional culture of our organization is a goal oriented environment full of internally driven and motivated professionals. Our company is unique in the fact that there is freedom for autonomy to execute and the ability for each employee to grow in directions that align their individual aspirations with company growth.

Absorption Systems is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.
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