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Immunoassay Method Development (Associate Principal Scientist)

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Mapa de ubicación: Durham, North Carolina, United States Full time R1306193

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Job Overview
The Associate Principal Scientist for Assay Development applies advanced comprehensive knowledge of assigned area to provide technical leadership on complex assay/method development.  Responsible for collaborating with clients to provide solutions for client needs.  

• Responsible for performing complex assay/method development.
• Responsible for execution of assay/method development experiments.
• Establishes the assay/method procedure to ensure effective operational execution.
• Evalutes, recommends, and implements new technology and instrumentation.
• Leads complex technical projects and guide the work of junior staff.
• Works proactively across functions to identify opportunities for innovation and troubleshoot challenges to ensure effective delivery to the customer and deployment of the method.
• Applies knowledge to leverage opportunities to deploy method across multiple studies.
• Drives opportunities for process and operational efficiencies.
• Leads training initiatives to support continuous learning and development of lab staff.
• Maintains scientific awareness of overall developments in area of expertise based on current literature and application of new technologies and experimental techniques.
• Utilizes scientific awareness to bring innovative ideas for assay and method development.
• Contributes to scientific literature and conferences, internal reports, documents and communications including the writing and/or creation of abstracts, peer-reviewed journal articles, poster presentations, and marketing materials.
• Provides technical support for the maintenance and operational standards of laboratory equipment.
• Provides and disseminate meaningful data analysis and interpretation of experimental findings in acceptable laboratory formats.
• Provides project updates/reports of deliverables to project manager, as requested.
• Maintains laboratory notebooks under applicable regulatory standards and good documentation practices.
• Contributes to quality, safety and Six Sigma initiatives.
• May review laboratory notebooks.
• May present findings to a wide variety of audiences internal and external to Q2 Solutions.
• Follows all appropriate lab and company procedures and policies. Performs work in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements.

• Bachelor's Degree Bachelor's degree in relevant scientific discipline required
• 7 years of related experience in method or assay development or specific methodology area.

• Advanced knowledge of assay/method development and scientific principles, theories, concepts, and state of the art instrumentation.
• Developing understanding of the relevant industry and applying that knowledge to the improvement of their business unit.
• Understands the phase of development relevant to the assigned assay and interactions/implications of assay development across cross functional areas.
• Ability to process and apply complex information from various topics.
• Strong troubleshooting capabilities.
• Good computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
• Advanced skills in utilizing software solutions that support experimental data analysis.
• Good problem solving, troubleshooting, and analytical skills.
• Effective organizational, interpersonal, and time management skills.
• Effective communication skills and presentation skills.
• Ability to effectively coordinate and execute multiple tasks or projects simultaneously.
• Ability to effectively write scientific and technical documents.
• Ability to work closely with multiple departments and to contribute in multi-disciplinary discussions.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers, and clients.
• Ability to maintain a high degree of independence and motivation needed to complete assigned tasks and projects.
• Basic knowledge of requirements under relevant regulatory standards for assigned work area.
• Demonstrated “everyday leadership” skills.

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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