Research Associate Scientist (Validation)-Immunochemistry

Job Overview:

We have an excellent opportunity for someone to join ourImmunochemistry Study Team in Chantilly, VA. Lapcorp Drug Development's work in developing new pharmaceutical solutions has an incredible impact on millions of lives worldwide. Be a part of this life-saving work and help improve patients' lives while growing your career.

As a Research Associate Scientist (Validation), you will analyze biological or chemical samples and/or develop/validate methodologies for various compounds and components in compliance with standard operating procedures (SOPs) and regulatory agency guidelines.

The Role:

Develops/validates methodologies for various compounds and components in compliance with appropriate SOPs and regulatory agency guidelines.
  • Experience with use and trouble shooting of analytical equipment is desired.
  • Experience with LIMS system
  • At least 3 years of validation experience
  • Basic knowledge of computers and software programs
  • Experience in troubleshooting assays
  • Effective communication (verbal and written), presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • At least 3 years' experience in method validation working on various immunoassay platforms
  • Independently sets up, maintains, operates, and performs routine and non-routine maintenance on general equipment, including problem identification and resolution.
  • Performs and sets up method development and validation of various analytes in a variety of matrices with little or no supervision.
  • Effectively plans and utilizes personnel and resources for timely completion of assigned projects.
  • Is a technical resource for the department (trouble shooting, method development, method transfer, and qualifications)
  • Has worked on cell-based assays
  • Acts as a project leader, overseeing a small group of technical staff, with minimal supervision.
  • Can independently review, organize, and evaluate data.
  • Maintains a clean and safe laboratory work environment.
  • Performs other related lab duties as assigned.
  • Participates in process improvement initiatives.
  • Participates in client visits as needed, assists in communicating technical information.
  • Assists in evaluation of new technologies or techniques.


Labcorp Drug Development is a global, world-leading Life Sciences Contract Research Organization that provides dedicated and fully comprehensive laboratory testing and drug development services to the pharmaceutical industry.

At Labcorp Drug Development, we offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career. We put our trust in science and in one another. This is your chance to become part of a team that helps to bring medicine to market sooner, as Labcorp Drug Development has helped pharmaceutical and biotech companies develop one-third of all prescriptions medicines in the market today.

LabCorp Drug Development's People Philosophy creates an exciting and productive environment where career skills are challenged and sharpened, and where we attract, retain and reward the best and brightest people. We are poised for exceptional growth as an organization.

Education/Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree in science plus at least 4-5 years of previous laboratory experience. Relevant experience may be substituted for education


Experience:

  • Experience with use and trouble shooting of analytical equipment is desired.
  • Experience with LIMS system
  • At least 3 years' experience in method validation working on various immunoassay platforms
  • Basic knowledge of computers and software programs.
  • Experience in cell-based assays
  • Effective communication (verbal and written), presentation and interpersonal skills.


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