This job posting may have expired!
Use our `search` to find similar offers.
Similar jobs

Senior Scientist Method Development

IQVIA Holdings Inc.

Ithaca, New York, United States


The Senior Scientist for Assay Development is responsible for assay/method development with moderate complexity and ensures effective delivery against timelines.


  • Responsible for planning the development process, writing of methods.
  •  execution of method development experiments as needed.
  •  May be responsible for validation of the method and support delivery of analytical testing, as needed.
  •  Responsible for assay troubleshooting for process optimization.
  •  May contribute to resolution of lab investigations.
  •  Responsible for transfer of method to the validation process.
  •  Collaborates cross-functionally to ensure identified to ensure methods will be sustainable and scalable in laboratory operations.
  •  Demonstrates advanced domain knowledge to provide input on technical inquiries and provide leadership in troubleshooting projects. Including application of root cause analysis and advanced problem-solving techniques.
  •  Mentors and trains junior level staff.
  •  Leads technical projects of low to moderately complexity and oversees the work of those assigned to the project to ensure deliverables are achieved.
  •  Works proactively across functions to ensure effective delivery to the customer and deployment of the assay.
  •  Contributes to scientific literature and conferences, internal reports, documentation and communications.
  •  Supports the maintenance and operational standards of lab equipment.
  •  Participates in the evaluation and validation of new lab instrumentation.
  •  May present findings to a wide variety of audiences internal and external to Q2 Solutions.
  •  Maintains laboratory notebooks under applicable regulatory standards and good documentation practices.
  •  Follows all appropriate lab and company procedures and policies. Performs work in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements.
  •  Contribute to Six Sigma initiatives.


  • Understands the phase of development relevant to the assigned method and interactions/implications of method development across cross functional areas.
  •  Sound trouble shooting capabilities.
  •  Basic knowledge of requirements under relevant regulatory standards for assigned work area.
  •  Good computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  •  Strong organizational skills, and close attention to detail are essential.
  •  Effective communication and presentation skills.
  •  Ability to maintain a degree of independence to complete assigned tasks and projects.
  •  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients.
  • Ability to process and apply complex information from various topics.
  •  Capable of handling multiple tasks simultaneously and independently.
  •  Demonstrated “everyday leadership” skills.
  •  Ability to maintain a minor degree of independence to complete assigned tasks and projects.
  •  Ability to bring projects and deliverables to completion under timeline expectations.


  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant scientific discipline required.
  • 4 years of related experience in method or assay development or specific methodology area.
  •  Sound knowledge of assay/method development and scientific principles, theories, concepts, and state of the art instrumentation, typically obtained through advanced education.

Q² Solutions,IQVIA’s laboratory business, creates connected intelligence by combining our expertise, technology and analytics - this fuels unparalleled research & development solutions. We uphold a deep commitment to patients, sites, customers, and each other.

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities. q2-solutions-eoe

Q² Solutions’ ability to operate and provide certain services to customers and partners necessitates Q² Solutions and its employees meet specific requirements regarding COVID-19 vaccination status.q2-solutions-covid-19-vaccine-status

The potential base pay range for this role, when annualized, is $77,200.00 - $115,600.00. The actual base pay offered may vary based on a number of factors including job-related qualifications such as knowledge, skills, education, and experience; location; and/or schedule (full or part-time). Dependent on the position offered, incentive plans, bonuses, and/or other forms of compensation may be offered, in addition to a range of health and welfare and/or other benefits.

Job posted: 2023-11-15