Job Overview Currently we have an opening for a Staff Scientist in support of clinical Phase I studies in our Immunology & Immunotoxicology (I&I) group in Madison, WI.
This role will be focused on Immunology flow cytometry on the BD Fortessa/FACS Canto platforms.
This role will require flexible working hours including off shifts & weekend work.
This is a senior-level position in I&I group that provides scientific support to Study Direction, Management, Principal Investigators, and Contributing Scientists.
Leads new technical capabilities for Immunology and Immunotoxicology (I&I) group, implements systems/processes, and trains technical personnel after development of the technology.
Plans and leads I&I scientific discipline within the laboratory and specific scientific application for I&I studies.
Monitors and maintains compliance with appropriate SOPs, GLPs, regulatory agency guidelines, and study-specific protocols.
Education/Qualifications PhD preferred, or equivalent degree in immunology, immunotoxicology or related field, or Masters or Bachelors degree in related discipline plus 8-10 years of experience.
Experience may be substituted for education.
Experience 8-10 years of related experience.
Relevant experience may be substituted for education.
Flow cytometry experience preferred.
Customer service skills.
Skilled in conducting research, data interpretation, and writing reports.
Experience and knowledge of relevant instrumentation.
Some experience in performing scientific presentation and preparing scientific publications.
Demonstrated leadership skills Prior experience in I&I procedures, method development, and validation preferred.
Knowledge of GLPs and regulatory agencies is preferred.
Knowledge of computer validation process.
Ability to interact effectively with all staff and management levels.
Problem solving and decision making skills.
Strong English writing and communication skills.
Knowledge of laboratory automation software, system software, and Microsoft applications.
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Covance, with headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey, is one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive drug development services companies, with annual revenues greater than $2 billion, employees in more than 60 countries, and more than 12,000 employees worldwide.