Exton, PA

Absorption Systems provides analytical support for gene and cell therapy products through every stage of development. Absorption Systems also provides non-clinical testing services to pharmaceutical and biotech companies to support research and development of drugs, biologics, and medical devices. Absorption Systems is seeking a candidate for either an Associate Scientist or Scientist position with drug transport and metabolism experience at the headquarter location in Exton, Pennsylvania.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct study projects: Preparation for protocol of assay, planning and conducting experiments under the direction of a senior scientist
  • Conduct studies on different assays, such as drug transport, metabolism and CYP induction assays
  • Prepare and maintain cell cultures and reagents
  • Document all results in laboratory notebooks and presenting research data in group and other meetings
  • Write report for the studying project under the direction of supervisor

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree with 1-3 year or graduate level degree with 2 years or less experience in drug transport and metabolism studies.
  • Attention to detail, good oral and written communication, and strong computer skills are required.
  • Knowledge and experience conducting study in cell culture, drug transport assay and drug metabolism study.
  • Cell culture (frozen, thaw, feeding and spread cells).
  • Drug transport study experience, preparation samples for transporter assay and analysis of results.
  • Drug metabolism study including cell culture, cell toxicity assay, metabolism assay and expression of CYP mRNA in the cells by qPCR assay


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 Insurance Plan with Employer Contribution
  • Dental Insurance Plans with Employer Contribution
  • 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/AD&D Insurance for Employee, Spouse & Child(ren)
  • Short & Long Term Disability – 100% Employer Paid
  • 401k
  • EAP
  • Profit Sharing Plan

About Absorption Systems

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. The CellPort Technologies┬« platform, a suite of human cell-based test systems for drug transporter characterization, exemplifies Absorption Systems’ commitment to innovation and is soon to be an industry assay standard for in vitro drug interaction assessment. 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.

Please visit http://www.absorption.com to learn more.

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