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Scientist, Discovery (R1057366) in Indianapolis, IN at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 4/18/2019

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Q2 Solutions is a leading clinical trial laboratory services organization with end-to-end laboratory services and secure, enterprise-wide biospecimen and consent management solutions. With a relentless focus on quality and innovation, Q2 Solutions uses its global experience and scientific expertise to transform science and data into actionable medical insights that help customers improve human health.  A joint venture of IQVIA (formerly QuintilesIMS) and Quest Diagnostics, Q2 Solutions combines the best of each parent organization’s clinical trials laboratory services capabilities to fulfill its mission of treating each sample as if a life depends on it.

The Scientist, Discovery works both independently and with senior scientific staff to successfully develop sample preparation and LC/MS bioanalytical methods for drug discovery projects.


  • Develop sample preparation and LC/MS bioanalytical procedures for drug discovery projects.
  • Perform method validation and sample analysis for discovery projects.
  • Perform project-related lab work when necessary.
  • Communicate progress and status to the Manager of Discovery as necessary.
  • Participate in client communications.
  • Provide clear instructions and guidance to assigned Lab Operations staff.
  • Work with assigned Lab Operations staff and senior scientific staff in troubleshooting discovery projects.
  • Maintain project documentation in accordance with departmental procedures.


  • Ability to follow verbally communicated or written procedures
  • Experience in routine laboratory procedures, including LC/MS method development (Sciex 4000, 5000, 5500, 6500)
  • Excellent attention to detail when performing laboratory procedures
  • Ability to develop clear and efficient experimental documentation
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, or a related field with 3 years’ progressively responsible experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


  • Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers.
  • Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech .
  • Regular sitting for extended periods of time.

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Job ID: R1057366