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Senior Scientist-Vaccines

Oaklandon, IN
Closing date
Mar 21, 2023

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Join us and discover why Labcorp Drug Development has been named by Fortune® Magazine as one of the World's Most Admired Companies 2022 for the fourth consecutive year, by Forbes as one of the World's Best Employers 2020 and more than 90% of the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies are repeat customers. We can offer you not only a job, but a stable, long-term international career.

What to Expect...
  • Participates in scientific activities and initiatives in support of global Laboratory Operations for Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics dept.
  • Responsible for client technical interaction and the technical conduct of Vaccine studies .
  • Provides expertise and participates in the development of new ventures in the scientific area for Vaccines Clinical Trials.

Essential Job Duties:
  • Mentor and provide consultation to scientific and operational staff on technical issues.
  • Assists operational leaders with converting scientific theory into laboratory operational practices/capabilities.
  • Ensures the effective scientific performance of assays through regular monitoring and evaluation of the assays.
  • Collaborates with operational leaders to evaluate and assess new technology and new assay capabilities.
  • Contributes to long-term planning and technical policies of the department.
  • May provide technical training for scientific and operational staff.
  • Provides technical/scientific consultation to departments outside the lab (i. e., Project Management) to assist with client issues and problem solving.
  • Effectively manages scientific vendor relationships to troubleshoot issues and improve capabilities.
  • Leads and sponsors major client visits.
  • Interacts with clients and prospective clients to discuss technical/scientific issues, ensure effective communication and maintain relationships.
  • Assists in marketing new capabilities.
  • Regularly reads literature related to scientific area of expertise to remain current in knowledge.
  • Presentations to clients and professional groups.
  • Attend meetings, conferences, symposia, and seminars to promote CLS's capabilities within dedicated scientific area.


PhD in Virology; Immunology or related field.

3+ years of relevant experience preferably in a pharmaceutical or biotechnology environment preferred. Prior experience in Vaccines trials is a plus.

Relevant virology R&D experience using state-of-the art technologies

The incumbent will assist in the design and conduct of experiments to quantify immune responses to candidate vaccines, as required in ABSL2 and ABSL3 facilities.

Education Required:
Ph. D. in scientific area of expertise. Preferably in Virology or Immunology.

Benefits: All job offers will be based on a candidate's skills and prior relevant experience, applicable degrees/certifications, as well as internal equity and market data. Regular, full-time or part-time employees working 20 or more hours per week are eligible for comprehensive benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD/LTD, 401(K), ESPP, Paid time off (PTO) or Flexible time off (FTO), Commissions, and Company bonus where applicable. For more detailed information, please click here.


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