200651 Research Scientist

Hiring By - Biostaffic


Buffalo, New York - United States

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Labcorp Drug Development, the world’s most comprehensive drug development company, dedicated to improving healthcare and improving lives. Our unique perspectives, built from decades of scientific expertise and precision delivery of the largest volume of drug development data in the world, along with our innovative technology solutions, help our clients identify new approaches and anticipate tomorrow’s challenges as they evolve.
At Labcorp, we offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career. We put our trust in science and in one another. This is your chance to become part of a team that helps to bring the miracles of medicine to market sooner, as Labcorp Drug Development has helped pharmaceutical and biotech companies develop one-third of all prescription medicines on the market today.
OmniSeq by Labcorp is currently seeking a Research Scientist to add to our team in Buffalo, NY!
Job Duties/Responsibilities
  • Performs supervised simple and complex molecular tests in the Research and Development (R&D) laboratory to optimize oncology-based assay processes; including sample preparation, workflow, automation and analyte detection to support OmniSeq's molecular diagnostic testing.
  • Technical lead for developing, optimizing, validating and performing advanced diagnostic laboratory tests (ADLT) using Next-generation Sequencing (NGS) platforms and orthogonal genomic based methodologies.
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to understand project objectives, gather workflow requirements, design tests, troubleshoot issues, and implement solutions.
  • Identifies, develops and carries out novel experiments in order to optimize the ADLTs for fast turnaround time, cost efficiency, scalability and eventual approval by regulatory agencies.
  • Establishes expertise in the operation of instrumentation and techniques.
  • Devise and execute training, where appropriate, to develop and elevate the technical skills within the team.
  • Support testing as part of clinical trial assays and contract research agreements.
  • Records and analyzes data to ensure QA/QC at each workflow step; ensures completeness and accuracy of data.
  • Processes blood and tissue samples provided to the laboratory; as needed for various projects.
  • Maintains strong relationships with instrument vendors and support specialists.
  • Support any and all collaborative services; including pharma, industry and academia
  • Enhances professional growth and development by participating in educational programs, distributing and reading current literature, conducting and participating in in-service meetings and workshops
  • May supervise or participate in the technical training of new staff and students in the laboratory
  • Participates in test development/validation projects, able to optimize assays and workflows, drafts SOP(s) for new procedures/tests
  • Assist with and take on ownership of collaboration projects as they arise within the department and company
  • Responsible for managing and assisting medium-scale collaborative/pharma projects and assisting supervisor with larger-scale project management as well
  • Support R & D/biopharma services related technical writing
  • Support R & D/biopharma services related writing of standard operating procedures (SOPs), training forms, documents as required by quality and regulatory compliance.
  • Support R & D/biopharma services related data analysis
  • Present R & D/biopharma services related data at appropriate meetings.
The Research Scientist has considerable contact inside and outside the department and with other departments or divisions. The incumbent also has contact with major clients or account representatives, outside auditors, and members of the business community.
Functional Job Requirements
  • Must have basic personal computer and Laboratory Information System skills. * Must have general knowledge of analyte specific testing requirements; specimen requirements for sample collection.
Education And Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences (i.e. Molecular Genetics, Biology, Biotechnology, Medical Technology) and the equivalent of two (3) years of full-time professional clinical or research experience in a laboratory.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong Molecular Biology background (NGS) and experience processing tumor samples. 2. License to practice as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist in the State of New York; or eligibility for licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist in the State of New York. 3. Strong computer skills.
Pay Range: 65k - 70k
Benefits: All job offers will be based on a candidate’s skills and prior relevant experience, applicable degrees/certifications, as well as internal equity and market data. Regular, full-time or part-time employees working 20 or more hours per week are eligible for comprehensive benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD/LTD, 401(K), ESPP, Paid time off (PTO) or Flexible time off (FTO), Commissions, and Company bonus where applicable. For more detailed information, please click here.
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Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Buffalo, New York - United States


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 14, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

Clear and confident health care decisions begin with questions. At Labcorp, we’re constantly in pursuit of answers. As a global leader of innovative and comprehensive laboratory services, we help doctors, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, researchers and patients make clear and confident decisions. We provide insights and advance science to improve health and improve lives through our unparalleled diagnostics and drug development laboratory capabilities. Our more than 60,000 employees serve clients in over 100 countries, worked on over 80% of the new drugs approved by the FDA in 2022 and performed more than 600 million tests for patients around the world. Learn more about Labcorp (NYSE: LH) at www.labcorp.com.
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