Associate Scientist, Screening

Company: QuintilesIMS ( Learn More )

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High School
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Job Description Launched in 2015, Q2 Solutions is a leading global clinical trials laboratory services organization. We help biopharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics customers improve human health through innovation that transforms science and data into actionable medical insights. Q2 Solutions is a quality driven, responsive partner with strong global experience and deep scientific and medical expertise. The Q2 Solutions joint venture was formed by Quintiles and Quest Diagnostics, combining the best of each parent organizations clinical trials laboratory services capabilities.

The Associate Scientist will perform routine bioanalytical analysis of vitro screening samples under supervision according to predefined methodology. Assist senior laboratory staff in quantitative analysis, data interpretation and reporting.
  • Ability to utilize Sciex API-4000, 5000, 5500 LC/MS instruments to generate quantitative data in support of in vitro screens.
  • Under supervision, perform routine in vitro screens analysis using automated liquid handling platform.
  • Schedule new in-vitro screens and resolve pending work.
  • Work with senior laboratory staff to quantitate data, interpret results and report final results to client in accordance with assay timeline.
  • Archive final bioanalytical data and results.
  • Assist in basic equipment maintenance and operational verification of laboratory equipment.
    • Knowledge of Sciex API-4000, 5000, 5500 platforms.
    • Basic knowledge of laboratory equipment and instrumentation, with particular focus on instrument use and maintenance.
    • Ability to work in a team environment.
    • Ability to implement good laboratory practices and other standards within area of responsibility.
    • Good documentation skills; ability to manage and maintain complete and accurate records of experiments.
    • Good organizational skills.
    • Attention to detail and accuracy in work against milestones or goals.
    • Computer programming skills (visual basic, .sql)
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks.
    • Knowledge and implementation of safe laboratory practices.
    • High School diploma and 5 years' relevant lab experience; Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or biology or related field; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
    • Work is performed in a laboratory environment, full manual dexterity and visual acuity required.
    • May be exposed to potential physical harm from hazardous chemicals, infectious diseases, blood-borne pathogens, toxic materials, toxic gases, electrical hazards, dangerous tools and equipment use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers.
    • Regular sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
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