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Scientist 2, In Vitro Metabolism (Future Opportunities in Indianapolis, Indiana) - (1805468) in Indianapolis, IN at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/7/2018

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Job Description

Launched in 2015, Q2 Solutions is a leading global clinical trials laboratory services organization. We help biopharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics customers improve human health through innovation that transforms science and data into actionable medical insights. Q2 Solutions is a quality driven, responsive partner with strong global experience and deep scientific and medical expertise. The Q2 Solutions joint venture was formed by Quintiles and Quest Diagnostics, combining the best of each parent organizations clinical trials laboratory services capabilities.


We are always looking for new talent to join Q2 Solutions. To be considered for a future Project Manager / Study Director position, submit your resume. If your qualifications, experience and skill sets align with the position requirements, one of our recruiters will connect with you. 

Perform a variety of testing procedures using in vitro techniques to predict drug-drug interactions and population variability in exposure of new chemical entities. Collaborate with senior staff regarding study execution as it relates to timelines, data quality, and interpretation of results.
  • Perform tasks using in vitro models focused on predictions of drug-drug interactions and population variability in exposure of new chemical entities.
  • Plan for study conduct and analysis, prepare and/or analyze samples and conduct data processing of the results, troubleshoot and solve problems in the analyses. Compile, analyze and prepare data; write protocols and reports as necessary.
  • Under minimal supervision, develop, validate, and/or implement appropriate analytical or enzymatic assays, or methods to determine drug disposition parameters with regard to metabolism using appropriate level of regulatory compliance.
  • Collaborate with senior staff to perform complex data analyses.
  • Responsible for delivery of results in accordance with the project time schedule.
  • Ability to develop new laboratory procedures and company Standard Practices with guidance from senior laboratory staff.
  • Conduct and act as a resource for laboratory maintenance and service/maintenance of instruments, fault-trace, adjust, calibrate and evaluate the functioning of the equipment.
  • Provide training and guidance to lower level and new staff as required.
  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment and instrumentation, with particular focus on instrument use and maintenance.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to implement good laboratory practices and other standards within area of responsibility.
  • Good documentation skills; ability to manage and maintain complete and accurate records of experiments.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in work against milestones or goals.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects.
  • Knowledge and implementation of safe laboratory practices.

Job Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or biology or related field or Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or biology or related field and 3 years of relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Work is performed in a laboratory environment, full manual dexterity and visual acuity required
  • May be exposed to potential physical harm from hazardous chemicals, infectious diseases, blood-borne pathogens, toxic materials, toxic gases, electrical hazards, dangerous tools and equipment
  • Use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers
  • Regular sitting or standing for extended periods of time
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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: 1805468