Senior Study Scientist

Company description: At Labcorp Drug Development 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 70,000 employees, serving clients in more than 100 countries, as we work together to transform approaches to patient care. Job description: Do you have significant experience in immunohistochemistry and looking for an opportunity where you can progress? Are you looking for a varied role where you will learn new techniques and perfrom method development? Do you want the opportunity to learn Tissue Cross Reactivity? As one of the world's premier Contract Research Organisations, our mission is to help improve lives and improve health. As a Study Scientist withinSpecialty Pathology department at Labcorp Drug Development, you will play an essential part in making this happen. Based at Alconbury, Cambridgeshire, the main responsibilities include: Project managing new techniques being introduced to the department or research projects, setting up business justifications or project initiation documents and/or protocols where required. Ensuring all work is conducted and conforms to the study plan, Departmental SOP's, GLP and Departmental standards. Assisting and/or performing Immunohistochemical/Cross Reactivity/Electron microscopy techniques within the department and attending post mortems where required for collection of tissues. Carrying out interpretation of results in SPS techniques as required. Liaising with clients as required and communicates effectively and confidently, representing the department at client meetings. Accurately booking in all tissue samples entering the laboratory to ensure the correlation of Covance source codes to the Pathology reports. Helping to maintain accurate logs of tissues stored in freezers and antibodies and associated reagents in fridges/freezers. Sectioning of frozen/cryostat tissues, resin and paraffin embedded tissue for studies. Archiving studies on completion. Ensuring work is conducted in a safe environment and area is clean and tidy. Monitoring the condition of equipment and facilities and take proactive steps to ensure operational efficiency and compliance with GLP. Training and supervising junior staff and assist Head of Department in general smooth running of the laboratory/department as appropriate. Required profile: Education/Qualifications: Degree (B.Sc.) or above preferably in biomedical sciences, or equivalent industry experience Experience of and/or knowledge of histology or immunohistochemistry Experience: Have a practical and theoretical knowledge in a Histopathology environment at this level. Previous practical and theoretical experience in a Immunohistochemistry and/or Tissue Cross Reactivity. Experience with troubleshooting a broad range of technical and scientific issues. Excellent communicator both written and verbal. Project management / supervisory experience. An understanding of Good Laboratory Practise. Manual dexterity. Excellent attention to detail. Working knowledge and/or experience of working in a GLP environment desirable. 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. Contact us today and see where it takes you

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