Scientist III

  1. Whitesboro
  1. ICON Full Service & Corporate Support
  2. Scientist
  3. Office Based

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At ICON, it’s our people that set us apart. Our diverse teams enable us to become a better partner to our customers and help us to fulfil our mission to advance and improve patients’ lives.

Our ‘Own It’ culture is driven by four key values that bring us together as individuals and set us apart as an organization: Accountability & Delivery, Collaboration, Partnership and Integrity. We want to be the Clinical Research Organization that delivers excellence to our clients and to patients at every touch-point. In short, to be the partner of choice in drug development.

That’s our vision. We’re driven by it. And we need talented people who share it.

If you’re as driven as we are, join us. You’ll be working in a dynamic and supportive environment, with some of the brightest and the friendliest people in the sector, and you’ll be helping shape an industry.

Job Description: Scientist III;

  Recognize, exemplify and adhere to ICON's values which center around our commitment to People Clients and Performance.
• As a member of staff, the employee I expected to embrace and contribute to our culture of process improvement with a focus on streamlining our processes adding value to our business and meeting client needs.
• Operates independently with a willingness to make decisions; projects credibility and makes a professional and positive impression on others; monitors progress and holds self and others accountable to contribution and quality.
• As a member of staff, the employee is expected to embrace and contribute to our culture of process improvement with a focus on streamlining our processes adding value to our business and meeting client needs.
• Delivers high quality standards and strives for excellence; acts in a proactive, flexible and responsive manner to customer needs which may necessitate weekend work at times.
• Work with clients to bring externally established assays and technologies in-house and/or transfer in-house assays externally as required.*
• Identify changes to scope of work and notify contracts of need for change order.*
• Review all data in accordance with direction documents and ensure results are documented accurately, completely and compliant with GLP/GCP regulations and SOPs.
• Assist Project Leaders and lab staff in proactively identifying possible/potential implications of unusual results. Assist as required in an investigation and report findings.*
• Develops, qualifies, and validates a variety of immunological, biochemical, and cell-based methods independently but with team interaction supporting preclinical and clinical studies following applicable GXP guidelines.*
• Generate high quality analytical results. Ensure smooth transfer of data to PI’s and participate in evaluation and interpretation of data*
• Analyzes data and interprets results with limited input from senior staff.*
• Prepare Bioanalytical method documents.
• Supports data input into laboratory information management systems including documenting receipt, entering and maintaining inventory of assay reagents, supplies and controls required for use in bioanalytical methods.
• Identifies the key elements of a situation and any gaps and inconsistencies in data.  Makes rational judgements from available information and analysis.*
• Other duties as assigned.
• Travel (approximately <1%) domestic and/or international.
• Evaluate new equipment or technologies and make recommendations to management on utility for the laboratory and business.
• Trains on, employs and maintains routine operation, maintenance and theory of instrumentation and software systems.
• Manages and keeps current all training requirements.
• Check and verify laboratory notebooks and other analytical data as required.
• Author SOPs as needed. Maintain awareness of and adherence to all current SOPs.*
• Must make and document scientific observations and identify and solve problems in experimental designs independently.*
• Provides timely review of calibration/maintenance, reconstitution and protein processing data and notebook documentation.
• Keeps manager and Project Leaders informed of study status, technical problems and other issues which impact the laboratory.*
• Responsible for initiation and timely completion of work assigned and assists in meeting project and study goals.
• Reads, analyzes and interprets, and writes common scientific and technical documents such as maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, scientific reports and correspondence.*
• The ability to be the technical subject matter expert, SOP owner and qualified trainer on laboratory procedures.*
• The capability to perform statistical analysis and interpretation of data.*
• Effectively interfaces with other Scientists, Managers, Project Leaders, other members of the bioanalytical team, Sponsors and at scientific meetings.*
• Interacts with internal and external colleagues on routine and/or specific milestones of a project to ensure timelines are met.*
• Collaborates effectively with fellow project members following priorities, checkpoints and timelines in support of ICON and Sponsor objectives.
• Designs, directs and participates in equipment (and software) validations, calibrations, and maintenance as necessary.*
• Plans daily, weekly and monthly activities based on goals and timelines established by supervisor for scheduled projects.*
• Participates in internal seminars and poster sessions, and local and regional scientific meetings in own field as necessary to continue professional development and to distribute such knowledge to colleagues.• Other duties as assigned.

Salary Ranges: $67,152.00-$83,940.00 USD.

Benefits of Working in ICON:

Our success depends on the quality of our people. That’s why we’ve made it a priority to build a culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.

We offer very competitive salary packages. And to keep them competitive, we regularly benchmark them against our competitors. Our annual bonuses reflect delivery of performance goals – both ours and yours.

We also provide a range of health-related benefits to employees and their families and offer competitive retirement plans – and related benefits such as life assurance – so you can save and plan with confidence for the years ahead.

But beyond the competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, you’ll benefit from an environment where you are encouraged to fulfil your sense of purpose and drive lasting change.

ICON is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know through the form below.



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