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Research Investigator / Expert, Translational Sciences - United States  

Incyte (company)


Posted on : 04 July 2017

Project Description

Job Summary
This position will be integrated in a highly collaborative and dynamic environment and will be considered the laboratory expert responsible for implementing pharmacodynamic (PD) and correlative bio-marker assays in support of clinical trials. 

Summary of the Essential Functions of the Job
  • Working within the Transnational Sciences group, the individual will be the in-house expert primarily responsible for developing, performing, and validating assays assessing target inhibition and measuring exploratory biomarkers to support clinical trials. 
  •  Utilize cell-based assays, immunoassays (ELISA, ELLA, and/or MSD), multiplexed assays and flow cytometry to assess PD markers and exploratory biomarkers.  
  •  Requires a full knowledge of industry practices in order to analyze data, evaluate experimental results and plan actions based on the results.  
  •  Ability to explore and implement new technology.  
  •  Responsible for preparing and reviewing SOPs, validation/qualification reports, bioanalytical reports and summary sections for clinical documents such as IBs, DSURs and CSRs.  
  •  Capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously, organizing his/her workload to meet deadlines and working both independently and collaboratively to achieve goals.  
  •  The candidate must be able to coordinate with others within the group and outside the group to track projects, samples and deliverables.  

Minimum Requirements 
  •  BS/MS/Ph.D. or equivalent experience in the Life Sciences or related discipline plus 5-8 years of relevant experience.  
  •  Experience with cell culture, cell-based assays, immunoassays and flow cytometry required.  
  •  Experience working with human blood and tissues, using BSL1 and BSL2 laboratory procedures.    
  •  An understanding of the drug development process and familiarity with clinical labs is a plus.  
  •  Skilled in Microsoft Office with skills in analytic software such as GraphPad Prism Vortex, etc. preferred.  
  •  The candidate must be an excellent team player and highly motivated to work in a fast-paced environment.   
  •  Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.  
  •  Ability to work independently with limited supervision, but in a team setting.  
  •  Strong organizational and documentation skills.  
  •  Ability to work occasional weekends or non-routine hours.