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Scientist (Histology / Histopathology)

Job Location(s) SG-Singapore
Job Number
2021-62842
Job Category
Scientific Mid-Level
Position Type
Full-Time
Telecommute
No

Job Overview

♦ 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.

Education/Qualifications

Ph.D. in scientific area of expertise.  
Preferred:
Board certification in scientific area of expertise.

Experience

♦ 1-2 years post-doctoral experience relevant to cancer research based on tissue samples.  Or 1 ~ 2 years work experience in research in the department of anatomic pathology.  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 in molecular histology (immunohistochemistry and In Situ hybridiation)
♦ 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 in both English and Chinese.  
♦ Attention to detail and interpretation of scientific data.
♦ Demonstrated problem prevention, detection and resolution.

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