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Immunoassay Associate Scientist/Scientist

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Primary Location: Durham, North Carolina, United States Full time R1297569

Job description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execution of ELISAs, RIAs, cell-based assays and other immunoassay techniques as required in a BSL2 lab under direction of project leader.
  • Learn and perform required laboratory techniques using novel and established protocols and Standard Operation Procedures under the direction of project leader.
  • Perform assays under direction of the project leader.
  • May act as project leader depending on experience/training level.
  • Sample accessioning/handling according to SOP using LIMS system, as required.
  • Perform data analysis, upload run data/results to LIMS system with assistance of project leader.
  • Preparation of stock buffers.
  • Prepare stock and working solutions/standards and QC samples as directed.
  • Aliquot standards, controls, control matrices and other reagents as required.
  • Accurately dispense proprietary/commercial compounds for the preparation of reference material and assay reagents according to direction of project leader or designee.
  • Responsible for documentation of all project work in appropriate laboratory notebooks according to Quintiles and GLP procedures and processes.
  • Prepare and review run binders and notebooks and other project-related documentation with assistance.
  • Assist in changes in Standard Operating Procedure for modifications of existing processes.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and adapt efficiently to program changes.
  • Production of quality data and documentation in adherence to timelines and maintenance of GLP functions in the lab.
  • Responsible for ordering and stocking of laboratory supplies as directed.
  • Maintenance of MSDS and chemical inventory as needed.
  • Maintenance of Calibration certifications and CoA files.
  • Maintenance of laboratory instrumentation as directed.
  • Monitor laboratory systems as directed.
  • Routine safety inspections as directed.
  • Maintain personal training file and assist in training of other technical staff if needed.

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or a related field with 1 year of related experience OR
  • Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience in GLP laboratory environment.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Technical knowledge of serological immunoassay techniques, instrumentation, sample handling and preparation, and data analysis.
  • Technical knowledge in key areas of cell-culture and cell-based immunoassays.
  • Ability to maintain clear and efficient method development documentation.
  • Ability to optimally maintain long-term culture as needed.
  • Ability to assist with the development of cell-based assays.
  • Ability to perform accurate and precise processing of client samples.
  • Ability to follow scientific directions and work in a team.
  • Ability to complete documentation per GLP (Good Laboratory Practices) requirements.
  • Ability to adhere to SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures).
  • Ability to follow verbally communicated or draft procedures.
  • Experienced in all routine laboratory procedures.
  • Understanding of development/validation of methodology.
  • Ability to work to objectives/timelines.
  • Excellent attention to detail and communication skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers, and clients.

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. https://www.q2labsolutions.com/careers

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities. https://jobs.iqvia.com/q2-solutions-eoe

As the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve, Q² Solutions' ability to operate and provide certain services to customers and partners necessitates Q² Solutions and its employees meet specific requirements regarding vaccination status. https://jobs.iqvia.com/q2-solutions-covid-19-vaccine-status

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