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Associate Scientist, Biotransformation

Indianapolis, Indiana Full time R1421027

Indianapolis, Indiana| Indiana

  • Full Time
  • Level: Entry-level, Mid-level, Senior-level

At the forefront of genomics, flow cytometry, anatomic pathology, vaccines, bioanalytical and other laboratory services, we deliver cutting-edge solutions with a continuous investment in innovative laboratory testing capabilities. You will have the opportunity to apply your scientific expertise alongside industry thought leaders, use advanced technologies and learn pioneering techniques in one of our many state-of-the-art global laboratories. We treat each sample as if a life depends on it. We know there are patients out there hoping for a cure, and together, we can turn that hope into help.

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As you progress through your career, you'll play a vital role in helping our customers develop drugs and devices faster and more efficiently than ever before, improving healthcare for future generations.

  1. Lab Assistant
  2. Lab Associate
  3. Associate Scientist
  4. Scientist
  5. Senior Scientist
  6. Associate Principal Scientist
  7. Principal Scientist

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Work culture that supports improved work-life balance

Growth Potential

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What gets me most excited about being part of
Q2 Solutions is working with cutting-edge technologies that help patients and further innovation in the field.

Todd L.


Associate Scientist, Biotransformation

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States| Indiana, United States R1421027
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Job Description

Associate Scientist, BiotransformationLocation: Indianapolis, Indiana

We are seeking an Associate Scientist, Biotransformation to join Q2 Solutions, IQVIA’s laboratory business in Indianapolis, Indiana.

We hire passionate innovators who drive healthcare forward through thoughtful and inclusive collaboration. If you want to discover a career with greater purpose, join us as we transform and accelerate research and development.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Perform routine analysis and laboratory testing procedures to obtain data from pre-clinical and/or clinical specimens.
  • Document analytical procedures in accordance with methods and regulatory guidelines.
  • Assess whether analytical procedures are proceeding according to expectations and ensure results are within acceptable tolerances.
  • Identify abnormal progress, potential quality failures, or unusual results and escalate to senior lab personnel.
  • Prepare data analysis results for upload to LIMS system under the guidance of senior-level staff.
  • Assist in writing laboratory procedures and techniques.
  • Train junior-level staff and assist with onboarding.
  • Perform and document calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment.
  • Provide hands-on training for other lab personnel in areas of proven competency.
  • Assist in reviewing and developing laboratory procedures and techniques.
  • Implement procedural changes as assigned.
  • Notify inventory staff of supply shortages.
  • Represent the lab team on cross-functional projects.
  • Participate in continuing education through self-study, attending training sessions, lectures, and meetings.
  • Produce quality data and documentation in adherence to client deadlines and regulatory requirements.
  • Support safety and 6S requirements and initiatives.

What We Are Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant scientific discipline plus 6 months of experience, or Associates degree plus 2 years equivalent; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Basic knowledge of assigned technical area, systems, and procedures obtained through prior work experience.
  • Understanding of functional area and responsibilities.
  • Working knowledge of regulatory agency standards within the area of responsibility.
  • Proficiency with pipetting.
  • Knowledge of laboratory safety and infection control procedures, including standard precautions and hazardous chemical handling.
  • Experience working with automation or specialized laboratory equipment.
  • Proficiency with more complex laboratory calculations regarding batches and specimens, including averages, means, standard deviations, and various quality control metrics.
  • Good computer skills using Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers, and clients.

What We Offer You:  We put our employees at the center of everything we do and are committed to providing them, and their families, with benefits that meet their diverse and changing needs. We invest in integrated benefits programs and resources to take care of our employees’ physical, mental and emotional, financial, and social well-being so they can thrive at home and at work, at any stage of their well-being journey. To learn more about our benefits, visit here. If you’re looking to unleash your potential, join Q2 Solutions, IQVIA’s laboratory business, to help make the extraordinary possible!

Q² Solutions,IQVIA’s laboratory business, creates connected intelligence by combining our expertise, technology and analytics - this fuels unparalleled research & development solutions. We uphold a deep commitment to patients, sites, customers, and each other.

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities.

Q² Solutions’ ability to operate and provide certain services to customers and partners necessitates Q² Solutions and its employees meet specific requirements regarding COVID-19 vaccination status.

The potential base pay range for this role, when annualized, is $52,500.00 - $87,500.00. The actual base pay offered may vary based on a number of factors including job-related qualifications such as knowledge, skills, education, and experience; location; and/or schedule (full or part-time). Dependent on the position offered, incentive plans, bonuses, and/or other forms of compensation may be offered, in addition to a range of health and welfare and/or other benefits.
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