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Associate Scientist,Sample Prep

Primary Location: Ithaca, New York, United States Full time R1346222 投稿日: 02/16/2023

Job description


Responsible for routine sample preparation duties inclusive of troubleshooting routine experiments and the preparation of solutions and reagents.


  • Executes routine techniques to ensure biological sample is prepared for subsequent analysis.
  • Executes routine techniques related to assigned area of work, such as extractions from biological matrices, tissue preparation, or purification.
  • Responsible for performing and documenting testing in accordance with SOPs and applicable regulatory guidelines.
  • Makes and records observations, perform calculations, and collect and prepare data for evaluation.
  •  Identify and document potential performance errors or otherwise unusual results and escalate to senior lab personnel.
  •  Assists in maintaining laboratory equipment
  • Assists in good housekeeping of the lab environment, consistent with 6S standards.
  •  Assists in maintaining adequate inventory.
  •  Responsible for clear, accurate, and timely communications with cross functional stakeholders.
  •  Documents all project work according to Q2 Solutions and regulatory processes and procedures, as applicable.
  •  Notifies inventory staff of supply shortages.
  • Performs routine data analysis, as required.
  •  Assists with training of junior level staff and assist with onboarding.
  •  May interface with applicable LIMS system for workflow management.
  •  May work with automated instrumentation.
  • May assist in writing of laboratory procedures and techniques.
  • May represent lab team on cross functional projects.
  •  Participates in continuing education through self-study, attending training sessions and meetings.
  •  Supports safety, quality, and 6S requirements and initiatives.
  • Complies with company's procedures and applicable regulatory requirements.


  • Requires basic knowledge of assigned technical area, systems, and procedures.
  • Proficiency with pipetting techniques.
  • Demonstrates understanding of functional area and responsibilities.
  • Working knowledge of any applicable regulatory standards within area of responsibility, such as Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
  •  Knowledge of laboratory safety and infection control procedures and practices including standard precautions and hazardous chemical handling.
  • Experience working with automation or specialized laboratory equipment.
  •  Proficiency with routine and some non-routine laboratory calculations regarding batches and specimens.
  •  Good computer skills using Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks simultaneously.
  •  Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with internal stakeholders.


  • Bachelor's Degree in a Life Sciences discipline required Or
  • High School Diploma or equivalent equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 6 months of experience in a regulated laboratory environment

Q² Solutions is a leading clinical trial laboratory services organization with end-to-end laboratory services and secure, enterprise-wide biospecimen and consent management solutions.

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities.

As the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve, Q² Solutions' ability to operate and provide certain services to customers and partners necessitates Q² Solutions and its employees meet specific requirements regarding vaccination status.


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