Principal Investigator - Immunology & Immunotoxicology

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Company description: Covance by Labcorp is the drug development business of Labcorp, where we believe in the power of science to change lives. Labcorp is a leading global life sciences company that provides vital information to help doctors, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, researchers, and patients make clear and confident decisions. Through our unparalleled diagnostics and drug development capabilities, we provide insights and accelerate innovations to improve health and improve lives. Here, you can join our more than 75,000 employees, serving clients in more than 100 countries, as we work together to transform approaches to patient care. Job description: Do you have extensive experience in immunologgy and immunotoxicology? Are you looking for your next role to be a Principal Investigator? Covance by Labcorp is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries. We are recruiting for our Early Development Unit in Huntingdon and are currently seeking to hire a Principal Investigator role to help support the Immunology & Immunotoxicology (I&I) team. This is a full time position with a permanent contract and is office based. The Principal Investigator (PI) in Immunology and Immunotoxicology (I&I) will have an overarching view of all aspects of acquisition, analysis, reporting and interpretation of I&I data. This senior position is responsible for establishing and maintaining the highest level of quality in data capture and interpretation and reporting, and provides advice and support to external and internal customers involved with I&I. The successful candidate will ideally have a recognized knowledge of the mechanisms of Immunology and Immunotoxicology as well as knowledge of key technologies such as flow cytometry, cell based in-vitro and ligand binding assays that drive this interpretation. Individual will have a responsibility to conduct work in compliance with applicable regulatory requirements, and specifically those regulations (e.g. GLP or GCP) specified in the study plans, protocols or working agreements governing the work in which they are involved. There is an extensive requirement to work with many other groups as part of the integrated Covance global strategy which will encompasses major divisions within the group. Working parties include colleagues from Harrogate, Muenster, Madison, Somerset, Greenfield, Shanghai and external investigator sites. Required profile: About You Be educated to degree level in biology and a PhD or postdoctoral background in immunology is preferred. Previous laboratory experience in drug discovery/research areas using I&I techniques Knowledge of drug discovery in the field of immunomodulatory compounds and their potential toxicity is preferred Knowledge and experience with GLP and GCP is preferred but not essential Previous experience in immunology and immunotoxicology is preferred Have excellent organizational and communication skills Ideally have previous experience with client interactions Technical expertise in immunology and immunotoxicology. Education/Qualifications : PhD preferred, or equivalent degree in immunology, immunotoxicology or related field, or Masters or Bachelor's degree in related discipline plus extensive years of laboratory experience preferred. Experience may be substituted for education. Experience: Extensive years of related experience preferred. Relevant experience may be substituted for education. 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. Prior experience in I&I procedures, method development, and validation preferred. Knowledge of GLP/GCP and regulatory agencies is preferred and advantageous Knowledge of instrument validation process. Ability to interact effectively with all staff and management levels. Problem solving and decision making skills. Strong written and communication skills. Knowledge of laboratory automation software, system software, and Microsoft applications. What we offer: Competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including health cover and contributory pension. Unrivalled opportunities to develop a successful career in the scientific industry. Unsurpassed career development opportunities. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you will be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning. Ability to work with a variety of different clients on wide ranging projects. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/92252652

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