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Director, Research and Development, Immunology

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Mapa de ubicación: Austin, Texas, United States Full time R1244391

Descripción del trabajo

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. With a relentless focus on quality and innovation, Q2 Solutions uses its global experience and scientific expertise to transform science and data into actionable medical insights that help customers improve human health. 

Job Function and Purpose

The function of this position is to advance the development and commercialization of the TruCulture® platform technology by leading the RBM efforts in product development, application development, manufacturing optimization, and technical support.  The Director will lead a small operations team related to TruCulture order fulfilment and customer support as well as at least one Research Associate to perform development tasks.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Leads the product development and technical support tasks related to TruCulture, achieving technical and business goals which maintaining the highest quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Designs experiments to further develop the TruCulture platform.  This will include optimizing protocols, designing new features, developing new applications, and working with customers and collaborators.
  • Analyze, interpret, and report results.  Make decisions on possible course of action.
  • Ensure that milestones are completed on time while understanding budget constraints.
  • Supervise, train, and evaluate staff.
  • Maintains and develops skills and expertise in immunology through the study of scientific literature, interactions with customers/collaborators, and attendance of conferences.
  • Develops product application literature such as application notes, technical bulletins and white papers.  Generates scientific publications based on new applications.
  • Participates in development of intellectual property, marketing, and technical support materials such as various presentation slides, product feature-based competition analysis reports or preparation of technical documents for regulatory submissions.
  • Management and Director skillset

Nature and Scope

The Director of R&D, Immunology reports to the VP Laboratory Operations.  The incumbent interprets data generated in identifying and deciding between alternate courses of action to fulfill project goals in a scientifically sound manner.  Success will also be measured by typical business metrics such as revenue and earnings related to TruCulture. 

Position Requirements

  • PhD with 5+ years or a MS degree with 10+ years of industry experience including 2+ years of previous management experience in a laboratory setting. 
  • Immunology expertise, with broad knowledge of systems, pathways, and technologies
  • Disease area expertise preferred, inflammatory disease or immuno-oncology
  • Demonstrated excellence in the development, implementation, and processing of in vitro assays, including cellular and flow cytometric assays
  • Data analysis skills, including familiarity with multiplex biomarker data analysis as well as standard statistical analysis practices
  • Strong cell culture skills including whole blood cultures and PBMCs
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work independently, and collaborate as part of internal and external cross-functional teams
  • Experience with clinical trial design and analysis is preferred, along with expertise in immuno-oncology or inflammatory disease. 

Accountability

The Director of R&D, Immunology is accountable for the support, development and advancement of the RBM TruCulture® platform technology.

At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at jobs.iqvia.com.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable law.

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at workday_recruiting@iqvia.com to arrange for such an accommodation.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable law.

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at workday_recruiting@iqvia.com to arrange for such an accommodation.

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