|Date Posted||January 14, 2021|
|Address||3301 Kinsman Blvd|
Research Associate (I) - Immunotoxicology
Are you an experienced Method Development and Validation scientist? Do you have professional lab experience with Flow Cytometry, Immunoassays or Cell-based Assays? Come join the leading global Drug Development Organization for Immunology and Immunotoxicology!
We have a great opportunity for a Research Associate (I) in our Immunology and Immunotoxicology (InI) Group in Madison, WI. Covance’s work in developing new pharmaceutical solutions has an incredible impact on millions of lives worldwide. Be a part of this life-saving work and help improve patients' lives while growing your career
In this role, you will analyze routine and non-routine samples and/or develop/validate methodologies for new assays (under the guidance of scientific specialist or supervisor) in compliance with appropriate standard operating procedures (SOPs) and regulatory agency guidelines.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Organizes, conducts and analyzes results of Immunotoxicology assays.
- Maintains study documentation and laboratory records.
- Independently sets-up, maintains, operates and performs routine and non-routine maintenance on general equipment, including problem identification and resolution.
- Performs quality control review of data.
- Informs Study Director, Principal Investigator and/or management of any problems and/or deviations that may affect integrity of the data; participates in corrective action of problems.
- Promotes a cohesive team environment.
- With supervisory assistance, assures technical staff compliance to SOPs and other regulatory agency guidelines.
- Setting up and perform method development and validation of various Immunotoxicology assays under the guidance of Technical Leader or supervisor.
- Performs complex analyses using unfamiliar or new methods, asking for scientific guidance as needed.
- Makes suggestions for modifications in test methods or procedures.
- Provides input and participates in project meetings, plans, monitors and guides project work.
- With supervisory assistance, serves as a lead technician on projects, overseeing a small group of technical staff.
- Trains, mentors, and assists less experienced staff.
- Maintains a clean and safe laboratory work environment.
- Participates in new equipment and instrument assessment and qualification, as appropriate.
- Participates in client visits as needed, assists in communicating technical information.
- Participates in process improvement initiatives.
- Assists in evaluation of data for incorporation into written reports.
- Effectively plans and utilizes personnel and resources for timely completion of assigned projects.
- Assists in writing reports and protocols.
- Writes SOPs and methods.
- Bachelor of Science/Arts (BS/BA) degree in a related scientific field required.
- Master’s degree (MS/MA) in immunology or related scientific field preferred.
- Experience may be substituted for education.
- At least 5 years’ relevant professional laboratory experience with a Bachelor’s.
- 1-3 years’ relevant professional laboratory experience with a Master’s.