Covance Scientist I in Brentwood, Tennessee
Covance is looking to hire a Scientist I for our Brentwood, TN location for our Validations team.
Performs complex troubleshooting and assists in leading initiatives to solve challengingscientific problems with assays or instrumentation.
Applies and interprets scientific theories, concepts, techniques and regulatory requirements inclinical 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.
Provide asssist with troubleshooting of flow cytometry assays transfer from validations to operations ensure effective scientific performance.
May provide technical training for both validation and operational staff.
Provides technical/scientific consultation to departments outside the lab (i.e., ProjectManagement) as requested.
Contributes to long-term planning and technical policies of the department.
Assists in managing scientific vendor relationships to troubleshoot issues and improvecapabilities.
Participates in client visits and/or audits.
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.
PhD in scientific area of expertise preferred. MS with appropriate experience will be considered.
1-2 years post-doctoral experience within scientific area of expertise. Additional relevantexperience may be substituted for education requirements above.
Significant experience in flow cytometry and associated data analysis.
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 andlaboratory statistics.
Effective communication skills with technical staff, business development staff, peers andclients.
Attention to detail and interpretation of scientific data.
Demonstrated problem prevention, detection and resolution.
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