Scientist I - Flow Cytometry

Launched in 2015, Q2 Solutions is a leading global clinical trials laboratory services organization. We help biopharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics customers improve human health through innovation that transforms science and data into actionable medical insights. Q2 Solutions is a quality driven, responsive partner with strong global experience and deep scientific and medical expertise. The Q2 Solutions joint venture was formed by Quintiles and Quest Diagnostics, combining the best of each parent organizations clinical trials laboratory services capabilities.

Job Purpose:

To advance technology necessary to develop state-of-the-art clinical diagnostic testing. To plan, organize and implement basic experiments to achieve this goal. Train and provide technical direction to lab personnel of various levels (Senior Medical Technologist to Lab Associate) on a temporary basis depending on the needs of the project.


All areas of laboratory testing as required in Flow Cytometry

Essential Job Responsibilities:

1. Help research and investigate new technologies and testing systems for the Clinical Trials Laboratory.

2. Assist in interpreting, organizing and executing overall project assignments.

3. Help define scope and critical elements of projects and selects steps to be taken.

4. Supervision and guidance required for overall project assignments.

5. Consults with Department Manager or specialized outside-authority concerning unusual problems and developments.

6. Interacts with technical departments and vendors to obtain validation samples, reagents and instrumentation to achieve results within specified timeframes.

7. Keeps Department Manager informed about status of ongoing projects.

8. Helps generate, analyze and summarize data for test validation packages.

9. Prepare Standard Operations Procedures (SOP’s) for new assays.

10. Prepare Quality Control and Preventive Maintenance manuals for new test systems.

11. Assist and/or coordinate technical transfer of new procedures to appropriate department.

12. Maintain production on new assays as needed prior to introduction into main laboratory departments.

13. Train and document training of laboratory department personnel on new methods and test systems.

14. Help with test production in main laboratory as needed.

Qualifications: (Education/training, experiences and skills/competencies.)

  • A Bachelor of Sciences degree in Medical Technology, in chemical or biological sciences from an accredited university or college or equivalent experience in either clinical laboratory testing or scientific research and development
  • Demonstrated, by means of performance, advanced level of proficiency in laboratory testing with at least 2 years of experience in flow cytometry
  • Good technical knowledge of clinical laboratory methods, instrumentation and procedures
  • Working knowledge of computer programs such as MS Excel, MS Word, statistical analysis, and laboratory information systems.
  • Demonstrate high level of performance, precision and accuracy in clinical laboratory testing and reporting


Biohazard Category I. Performs in a Bio-Hazardous, Chemical and Radioisotope environment.

EEO Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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