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PUCL Job#1202 Sr. Scientist, Q2 Solutions CA , USA (posted Aug 25, 2018)

Senior Scientist – Flow Cytometry

How to apply:

Please visit: http://www.q2labsolutions.com/careersand search for requisition number: #R1038817.

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.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with optimizing and improving flow cytometry operations
  • Perform routine technical troubleshooting of flow cytometry instruments and assays
  • Perform bench work and routine gating for operational support
  • Performs data analysis and reporting of flow cytometry clinical samples across a variety of cytometry assays.
  • Provides technical expertise, leadership and support for flow cytometry operations for assay/result troubleshooting.
  • Reviews and documents the results of technology transfers and process improvement validations. Collaborates with the Translational Sciences Laboratory where appropriate.
  • Investigate and resolve operational and quality issues within the flow cytometry department.
  • Write and review standard operating procedures and policies for the department.
  • Assist in the qualification and validation of new or repaired instruments.
  • Assists with training for flow cytometry staff for new and existing assays.
  • All responsibilities are essential job functions unless noted as nonessential (N).

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

 

  • Bachelors degree in chemical, physical, biological science, or clinical laboratory science
  • 5+ years of laboratory related experience with Flow Cytometry, experience in regulated clinical lab is preferred 
  • CLIA and ASCP certification is highly preferred

 

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • A good understanding of equipment, software and processes of flow cytometry and the overall subject area.
  • Knowledge of clinical and/or research laboratory environment and quality control procedures.
  • Excellent Excel skills.
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and work to short deadlines.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients.
  • Good oral communication skills.

 

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