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Immunoassay Method Development Scientist(Beijing) - (1705316) in Beijing, CN at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 4/11/2018

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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey!

IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

Perform a variety of technical procedures including the development of large molecule PK and ADA assays, Immunoassays, and neutralizing cell-based assays as team member or functioning as the project leader. Responsible for making and recording experimental observations, data analysis and peer review of data. Perform assays in a GLP compliant manner and established test procedures. Prepare lab reagents, participate in maintaining lab equipment and samples, and support lab safety.


  • Development of large molecule PK, ADA, and neutralizing cell-based assays with minimal assistance, as team member or project leader.
  • Perform ELISA, MSD, and Luminex based assays, and other immunoassay techniques.
  • Perform analysis of immunoassays using softmax pro software.
  • Learn and perform required laboratory techniques using novel and established protocols and Standard Operation Procedures acting as team member under the direction of project leader or in role of project leader.
  • Responsible for production and maintenance of cell lines and cell/tissue culture in cellular immunology lab.
  • May act as project manager depending on experience.
  • Perform data analysis, upload run data/results to Watson LIMS system as needed.
  • Responsible for the preparation of stock and working solutions/standards and QC samples as needed.
  • Responsible for the documentation of all project work in appropriate laboratory notebooks.
  • Prepare and review run binders, notebooks and other project-related documentation. Prepare study worksheets and methods as project leader or team member as needed.
  • Initiate changes in Standard Operating Procedure for modifications of existing processes or preparation of new procedures.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and adapt efficiently to program changes.
  • Production of quality data and documentation.
  • Order and stock laboratory supplies if needed.
  • Maintenance of laboratory instrumentation and systems as required.
  • Monitor laboratory systems as needed.
  • Routine safety inspections as needed.
  • Maintain personal training file and assists in training of other technical staff.

Job Requirements


  • Experience in developing large molecule PK and ADA assays in a GLP laboratory
  • CRO and Pharmaceutical company experience preferred
  • Understanding of broad array of immunoassay techniques and instrumentation such as MSD, Luminex, and ELISA.
  • Experience in development/validation of methodology, sample handling and preparation, and data analysis.
  • Technical knowledge in key areas of cell-culture and cell-based immunoassays as needed.
  • Ability to maintain clear and efficient method development documentation.
  • Ability to optimally maintain long-term culture as needed.
  • Ability to develop novel cell-based assays as needed.
  • Ability to perform accurate and precise processing of client samples.
  • Ability to follow scientific directions and work in a team.
  • Ability to complete documentation.
  • Ability to adhere to SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures).
  • Ability to follow verbally communicated or draft procedures.
  • Highly experienced in all routine laboratory procedures.
  • Understanding of development/validation of immunoassay methodology.
  • Ability to interact with clients, and work to objectives/timelines.
  • Excellent attention to detail and communication skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients.


Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Biochemistry, or related field with 3 years’ progressively responsible related experience in CRO laboratories or Pharmaceutical laboratories; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience in a laboratory environment.


  • Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs
  • Regular standing and sitting for extended periods of time
We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes.

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

We invite you to join IQVIA™.

Job ID: 1705316