Participates in scientific activities and initiatives in support of global Laboratory Operations.Performs complex trouble-shooting and problem-solving, supporting Lab Operations to ensure smooth transition of assays into production. Participates in developing/identifying new strategies, techniques and instrumentation for the development of new ventures in the scientific area ofexpertise for CLS global Laboratory Operations.
♦ Performs complex troubleshooting and assists in leading initiatives to solve challenging scientific problems with assays or instrumentation.
♦ Applies and interprets scientific theories, concepts, techniques and regulatory requirements in clinical studies and accepts leadership role in developing scientific approaches.
♦ Provides consultation to scientific and operational staff on technical issues.
♦ Responds to unscheduled deadlines, client needs, crises, etc. without neglecting other duties.
♦ Assists with regular monitoring and evaluation of clinical assays to ensure effective scientific performance.
♦ May provide technical training for operational staff.
♦ Provides technical/scientific consultation to departments outside the lab (i.e., Project Management) as requested.
♦ Contributes to long-term planning and technical policies of the department.
♦ Assists in managing scientific vendor relationships to troubleshoot issues and improve capabilities.
♦ Participates in client visits.
♦ Regularly reads literature related to scientific area of expertise to remain current in knowledge.
♦ Presentations to clients and professional groups.
♦ Attend meetings, conferences, symposia, and seminars to promote CLS’s capabilities within dedicated scientific area.
Ph.D. in scientific area of expertise.
Board certification in scientific area of expertise.
�� 1-2 years post-doctoral experience within scientific area of expertise. Additional relevant experience may be substituted for education requirements above.
�� Highly skilled in conducting research, data interpretation, and writing reports.
�� Proven track record of method development.
�� Experience performing scientific presentations and preparing scientific publications.
�� Knowledge of clinical laboratory automation, system software, Microsoft applications and laboratory statistics.
�� Effective communication skills with technical staff, business development staff, peers and clients.
�� Attention to detail and interpretation of scientific data.
�� Demonstrated problem prevention, detection and resolution.
�� The scientist must be proficient in IHC (FISH / ISH a plus)