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Research Scientist

Company: ICON Clinical Research
Location: Boston
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

At ICON, it's our people that set us apart. Our diverse teams enable us to become a better partner to our customers and help us to fulfil our mission to advance and improve patients' lives.

Our 'Own It' culture is driven by four key values that bring us together as individuals and set us apart as an organisation: Accountability & Delivery, Collaboration, Partnership and Integrity. We want to be the Clinical Research Organisation that delivers excellence to our clients and to patients at every touch-point. In short, to be the partner of choice in drug development.

That's our vision. We're driven by it. And we need talented people who share it.

If you're as driven as we are, join us. You'll be working in a dynamic and supportive environment, with some of the brightest and the friendliest people in the sector, and you'll be helping shape an industry.

As a Senior Research Associate at ICON you'll learn more about how you can be a vital part of ICON Central Laboratories which is dedicated exclusively to central laboratory testing and the associate services for clinical trials.

The role

**To be successful in the role, you will have:**

--- Perform experiments within the Research & Development Lab, developing assays, and collaborating with the R&D team to present publications and marketing material.

--- Prepare reagents as needed, maintain quality control records, compile any required statistical data and maintain the cleanliness of work area as well as oversee performance of required manual procedures and operation of automated instrumentation

--- As a mentor for the R&D Lab you will guide Research Associates I and II in method development and fit-for purpose validation, data analysis and statistical review for new cell-based assays. Supervise R&D activities to ensure efficient and effective processes are in use, while striving for continuous quality improvement including instrument operation, standardization, and inventory control

What you need:

-Wet bench scientist with strong molecular biology experience

-The candidate should have PhD, MS, or BA in molecular biology, genetics, genomics or related fields.

-A minimum of 2 years post graduate experience in NGS analysis is preferred.

-A background in oncology and clinical assay development experience is a plus. -The candidate should have hands-on experience with molecular techniques.

-Fluent usage of informatics tools and programming skills are not required but appreciated.

Benefits of Working in ICON:

Our success depends on the quality of our people. That's why we've made it a priority to build a culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.

We offer very competitive salary packages. And to keep them competitive, we regularly benchmark them against our competitors. Our annual bonuses reflect delivery of performance goals - both ours and yours.

We also provide a range of health-related benefits to employees and their families and offer competitive retirement plans - and related benefits such as life assurance - so you can save and plan with confidence for the years ahead.

But beyond the competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, you'll benefit from an environment where you are encouraged to fulfil your sense of purpose and drive lasting change.

ICON is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know through the form below.

Keywords: ICON Clinical Research, Boston , Research Scientist, Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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