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Scientist, LCMS (Sign on Bonus Offered)

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Ithaca, New York, United States| New York, United States Full time R1381893

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   The Scientist Core LC/MS (Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry) employs liquid chromatographic separation techniques and mass spectrometric analysis for data collection. In addition to instrument operation, the Scientist LC/MS is responsible for some associated instrument maintenance, documentation in accordance with SOPs and regulations, and data processing in a manner which meets company quality best practices, objectives, and timelines.

•    With minimal guidance performs fundamental LC/MS operations to include LC system setup in accordance with validated methodology, mass spectrometer calibration, tuning and optimization, routine LC/MS analysis and data processing. 
•    Assists project management with method troubleshooting through data interpretation, experimental design, and data collection. 
•    Works with Study Lead and project team on project related communications and data generation.
•    Meet responsibilities and study objectives according to timeline expectations. 
•    Train entry level LCMS analysts as appropriate
•    Comply with all applicable regulatory standards, including Good Clinical and Good Laboratory Practices. 
•    Comply with all safety standards established by procedures related to chemical hygiene and biohazard safety.  

•    Independent use of liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry preferred, but not required
•    Familiarity with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
•    Basic knowledge of math and chemistry.
•    Basic mechanical skills.
•    Basic computer skills (e.g. word processing, spreadsheet, network navigation, etc.).
•    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers, and clients.

•    Bachelor’s Degree, Chemistry and/or Biology preferred
•    Minimum 1 year’s experience in bioanalysis using LCMS

Or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.


•    The ability to occasionally lift moderately heavy, delicate objects (LC instrumentation).
•    The ability and willingness to work with potentially hazardous chemicals and instrumentation
•    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.

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 $54,800.00 - $82,300.00. 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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