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Clinical Laboratory Lead Research Associate
This position is based at our Interpace Diagnostics
laboratory in Pittsburgh, PA. The Lead Research
Associate is responsible for the development and/or
improvement of various laboratory methods for the
molecular and biological analysis of human cancers in
ful?llment of company objectives and various laboratory
licensing and accrediting requirements and guidelines,
e.g., CAP, CLIA and New York State DOH. This includes
managing, coordinating, planning and documenting
laboratory projects including experimental procedures
for improvement of current laboratory diagnostic tests
and methodologies; developmental efforts for new
products; other projects as assigned; validation of new
or existing laboratory tests including data analysis and
preparation of validation records; provides updates on
projects to management; aides in training of other lab
personnel; assists with routine clinical laboratory
testing. The individual will work in a team based
environment working closely with Laboratory Manager,
Laboratory QC Supervisor, Lead Laboratory Technologist,
and Laboratory staff. Duties include:
-Responsible for planning, executing, monitoring, and
controlling approved laboratory projects   within set
timelines. Routinely prepares reports for management
regarding status of project(s).
-Works with laboratory management to
improve/enhance current laboratory tests/methods,
develop   new tests/methods, and associated validations
in line with regulatory compliance.
- Develops new bioinformatics and statistical algorithms
to analyze, visualize and interpret results   from
high-dimensional experimental data to support new
product development initiatives.
- May evaluate new equipment and new technology for
development or clinical efforts.
- Documents all non-clinical work (I.e. developmental
work) providing the purpose, methods, results   and
conclusions of laboratory studies in written form and
provides supporting data and documentation.
- Improves processes, coordination and documentation
of lab projects, including development of   SOPs, as
assigned.
- Aids in determining timelines and costs for laboratory
projects.
- Routinely reads relevant literature, draws conclusions,
and makes recommendations.
- Works with Laboratory management and IT
department to ensure new laboratory tests
and   procedures can be accommodated in LIMS in a
timely manner. Trains staff members on newly
developed procedures.
It requires a MS in Cellular and Molecular Biology and
three years experience in a Commercial Clinical
Laboratory doing clinical chemistry, molecular biology
(RNA and DNA analysis) and next generation
sequencing. Resume to: Head of Lab Interpace
Diagnostics, 2515 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
or LabRecruiting @interpacedx.com .
No Calls or agencies, please
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PostedMarch 24, 2019