Danaher Corporation Scientist Assay Development in Danvers, Massachusetts
Join Leica Biosystems and grow your career with a team of outstanding people and help redefine the cancer diagnostics industry! At Leica Biosystems, you'll be stimulated by challenging work and inspired to learn every day while developing solutions that enable accurate diagnoses to turn anxiety into answers. This is an excellent opportunity to join our team as a Scientist and support products you can feel passionate about!
The Scientist role executes research and development activities for developing companion diagnostics (CDx) assays in support of contracted pharma projects. You will perform laboratory studies, record your observations, prepare documents, report data, and provide results to support key decisions within our Pharma Partnerships business unit.
Responsibilities we will trust you with:
Perform routine laboratory operations tasks with minimal direction including but not limited to instrument maintenance, sample receipt and tracking, and inventory management
Collaborate with Sr. Scientist to develop and execute feasibility, development, and verification studies to support the development of Companion Diagnostic IHC and ISH assays
Author low to moderately complex technical protocols and reports in accordance with design control process
Prepare reagents to execute experiments, and scan slides for data reporting using Leica Biosystems imaging equipment
Perform routine data entry, and analyze data to report results to the project Technical Lead
Work closely with R&D Technical Leads to ensure results are achieved according to the project plan through appropriate scheduling of work and communication on status of assigned tasks
Ensure all work is appropriately documented in laboratory notebooks, forms, and/or spreadsheets and follows documentation procedures
Communicate and collaborate effectively within project team and cross-functionally within LBS and across to the wider Pharma Partnerships team
Support and actively engage in a culture of continuous process improvement
Your areas of knowledge and expertise that matters most for this role:
At least 3+ Years of successful IVD development experience in biotech/pharma environment
BSc or BA in a Scientific subject area
Experience with IHC and/or ISH assay development
Awareness of requirements and experience of working competently within a regulated environment in which diagnostic assays are developed, commercialized, and supported (i.e. FDA QSR, ISO 13485, etc.)
Outstanding writing skills for authoring technical documents
Ability to use Microsoft products (e.g. Excel, Teams) at an advanced level
Check out our benefits here: https://danaherbenefitsinfo.com/
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check.
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