Assoc Director of Bioanalytical Science - Large Molecule - Lenexa, KS

ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations.

With our patients at the center of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.

Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.


  • D. in biology or related field + at least 5 years' relevant bioanalytical experience
  • MS in biology or related field + at least 10 years' relevant bioanalytical experience
  • Relevant laboratory experience
    • ELISA
    • ECLIA
    • Flow Cytometry (FACS)
    • PCR
    • EliSpot
    • Ella
    • Biomarker
    • Cellular assays
  • Assay design and development
  • Read, write, and speak fluent English
  • GLP/GCP experience (preferred)
  • Published or presented research with in a relevant field
  • Client engagement
Benefits of Working in ICON:Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That's why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture - one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.At ICON, our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises, not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs. In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career - both now, and into the future.ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know.


  • Manage the day to day activities of the large molecule method development team
  • Ensure appropriate scientific growth and development is available for the team
  • Mentor and train staff on scientific topics of interest or expertise
  • Provide support to other teams in the department with scientific development of their staff
  • Act as a scientific leader for the department
  • Stay up to date with changes in with in the industry (i.e. changes in guidance, new approaches, new technologies, etc.) and propose new technologies or advancements for the laboratory
  • Maintain knowledge and skills in all techniques
  • Provide scientific input on proposals
  • Communicate complex scientific concepts effectively both internally and externally
  • Promotes PRA utilizing their scientific skills through scientific communication such as external publication of posters and journal articles.
  • Perform R&D projects
  • Provide scientific training to the team.
  • Provide scientific oversight and guidance for SOP creation and review.
Method Development
  • Provide oversight of method development to ensure methods are rugged, robust, and efficient.
  • Reviews data and provide insights
  • Communicate with team members and management regarding project status, purpose, scheduling, problems, etc.
  • Communicate with clients regarding project status.
  • Provide input to the research projects and assay validation to ensure successful execution.
Quality and Timely Work Execution
  • Takes initiative in process development and SOP/WI writing.
  • Develops and communicates an accurate estimate of time frame for project completion.
  • Performs data review.

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