Principle Investigator/Lead Scientist- BioA

Covance Inc Located in: Chantilly,  Virginia
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Chantilly, VA Covance is looking for a Pricincipal Investigator/Lead Scientist to join their large molecule BioAnalytical team in Chantilly, VA.

 

In this role you will provide scientific oversight to a team of BioA analysts for preclinical and clinical studies. This is not a bench position, but rather an office role where you review data, reports and help with troublehooting. Strong immunoassay and validation skills are needed in this role for a variety of assay types. 3-4 years of method development and experience with MSD-ECL platform is preferred.

 

• Able to lead and direct scientific work to support external methods and projects.

• Serves as the scientific point of contact for the client.

• Ensures client programs meet Covance, client, and regulatory requirements.

• Develops and reviews protocols and sample analysis plans.

• Reviews data with the method development team to ensure methods are ready for validation.

• Independently reviews and approves raw data.

• Effectively evaluates data and tables to ensure regulatory guidelines and expectations are met.

• Reviews and approves reports for scientific accuracy and completeness.

• Provides technical support as needed.

• Participates in scientific investigations.

• Approves QA project specific inspections.

• Serves as the scientific point of contact for the client.

• Works with the client to determine project requirements.

• Identifies scientific issues or scope changes within the study.

• Communicates and monitors scientific expectations with scientific staff and clients.

• Proactively identifies ways to increase client satisfaction.

• Promotes quality within the study team.

• Provides a technical resource for less experienced team members.

• Actively promotes collaboration within and across groups.

• Provides appropriate coaching and recognition to team members.

• Able to plan, prioritize, and manage workload for large and complex projects.

• Demonstrated ability to manage high volume study work for key clients.

• Takes accountability and demonstrates responsibility regarding scientific study conduct.

Recommended:

Masters (MS) degree in science or related field, with a preference for PhD

Minimum Required:

• 6-8 years of experience in the job discipline

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Proven ability to prioritize and manage time

• Excellent attention to detail

• Able to utilize word processing, database, spreadsheet, and specialized software

• Experience and skill with Watson, Nautilus, and Analyst preferred

• Knowledge of regulatory agency guidelines

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COMPANY INFORMATION

Covance Inc. is proud to be the only drug development company with a full range of research and development services—from lead optimization, to commercialization and life cycle management. Covance, headquartered in Princeton, NJ, is the drug development business of LabCorp with global operations in more than 30 countries.

JOB INFORMATION

Seniority Level:
Experienced - Not Management
Function:
  R&D / Science
Preferred Industry Background:
 
Managing a team of:
N/A
Required Travel:

Base Salary:
Confidential
Bonus:
Benefits:
Other Compensation: