Covance Lead Scientist - Genomics in Indianapolis, Indiana
Covance is hiring a Lead Scientist - Genomics to join its global team in Indianapolis, IN.
Functioning independently, the Lead Scientist will lead a group to design and implement research protocols, adapt new procedures, methods or instrumentation related to clinical trials.
Keep abreast of new biochemistries, instrumentation, or software by reading scientific literature. Communicate research results through presentations or project reports.
Conduct experiments; summarize findings; write validation plans and reports; provide supervision and guidance to junior staff.
Work with other groups to analyze problems and recommend solutions to improve operations.
Assist program management, client services and other staff to answer study related questions.
Helps in development of analysis tools for high throughput genomic data sets. Test new and updated bioinformatics tools and software.
Confer with departments such as marketing, business development, and operations to coordinate product development or improvement.
Higher education degree in Genetics, Molecular Biology, Chemistry or related discipline.
Attention to detail, strong analytical skills and ability to work under pressure.
Proven technical expertise on high throughput genomic assays with substantial experience in Next Generation Sequencing/Microarray platforms.
Familiarity with liquid handling robots
Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
Clear competency leading, building and motivating a team.
Successful multitasking and prioritizing.
Passion for Genomics.
Work background in quality regulated CAP and/or CLIA environments will be a plus.
Minimum of 5 years of laboratory experience.
Minimum of 3 years’ experience with laboratory management.
Job Number 2018-25297
Job Category Scientific Advanced
Position Type Full-Time
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