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Scientist, LCMS

Location: Ithaca, New York

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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.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Entry-level, Mid-level, Senior-level
  • Travel: No

Success profile

What makes Scientists at Q2 Solutions successful? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Innovative
  • Analytical
  • Ambitious
  • Problem solver
  • Organized
  • Results driven

Career path

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


“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., Scientist

A career at Q2 Solutions will provide...

  • Health &

    Benefits that
    support your
    overall well-being

  • Professional Development

    Work culture that supports improved work-life balance

  • Awards & Recognition

    Programs that celebrate and recognize accomplishments

  • Collaboration

    Cross-functional idea sharing and thinking to accomplish common goals

Scientist, LCMS

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Location: Ithaca, New York, United States R1269196

Job description

Job Overview

Responsible for sample preparation duties inclusive of troubleshooting routine experiments, and the preparation of solutions and reagents. Responsible for process improvements and training of junior level staff


  • Executes techniques to ensure biological sample is prepared for subsequent analysis.
  • Executes techniques related to assigned area of work, such as extractions from biological matrices, tissue preparation, or purification.
  • Responsible for offering subject matter expertise to assist in technical transfer of methods.
  •  Performs and documents hands on training for junior lab staff in areas of proven competency as assigned.
  •  Responsible for performing and documenting testing in accordance with SOPs and applicable regulatory guidelines.
  • Identifies and documents potential performance errors or otherwise unusual results and escalate to senior lab personnel.
  • Assists in process improvements to increase data quality, lower costs, or reduce turnaround times to include, updating standard procedures, assisting with troubleshooting.
  • Responsible for clear, accurate, and timely communications with cross functional stakeholders.
  • Makes and records observations, perform calculations, and collect and prepare data for evaluation.
  • Documents all project work according to Q2 Solutions and regulatory processes and procedures, as applicable.
  • Assists in maintaining laboratory equipment and may offer suggestions for new equipment.
  •  Assists in good housekeeping of the lab environment, consistent with 6S standards. • Assists in maintaining adequate inventory.
  •  May be responsible for work requiring specialized techniques and waste management, such as with radioactive materials.
  • May assist with assay/method development and validation, attending pre-validation meetings and review of methods to be utilized in validation.
  •  May lead a laboratory or cross functional project and assist with implementation of changes
  • May interface with applicable LIMS system for workflow management.
  • May work with automated instrumentation.
  • May perform routine data analysis, as required.
  • Supports lab safety, and complies with company's procedures and regulatory requirements, as applicable.
  • Participate in continuing education through self-study, attending training sessions and meetings.

Minimum required education and experience

  • Bachelor's Degree In applied/laboratory sciences with direct laboratory course work required
  • 2-3 years direct laboratory experience

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.

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

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.

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