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Research Scientist/Scientist I/Scientist II – Clinical Research Operations 2017-126

Somalogic, Inc.

Boulder, CO
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Clinical Operations,

Job Description

SomaLogic, Inc.

Research Scientist/Scientist I/Scientist II – Clinical Research Operations 2017-126

SomaLogic is a privately-owned biomedical science company that developed a revolutionary proteomics technology capable of measuring thousands of different proteins in a single small sample. We are a dedicated team of scientists, bioinformaticians, statisticians, and software developers working to build new tools based on our technology that will change the way life science research is done and healthcare is delivered. Come apply your clinical expertise to making healthcare better for your loved ones and the whole world.

The Clinical Research Operations Scientist works with the Director, Clinical Research to be accountable for operational excellence in our clinical diagnostics programs in research and development, as well as supporting prospective clinical studies that demonstrate utility for medical health management and consumer-oriented wellness applications. This position will manage all elements of data quality in a timely and cost-effective way. This Scientist will build productive relationships with external investigators, nationally and internationally, and with internal team members. Level commensurate with experience.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to study design discussions alongside bioinformatics and business development team members
  • With minimal supervision, performs research to understand current care pathways and recognize unmet clinical needs, and applies that knowledge to clinical trial designs that enable performance assessment relevant to targeted clinical utilities
  • Works directly with potential and existing external collaborators to understand sample and clinical data quality – manages the risk/benefit of sample and clinical data quality and the process of acquiring clinical samples and data alongside business development colleagues
  • As necessary, organizes and coordinates multi-center projects/programs/prospective trials
  • Collaborates with external and internal stakeholders so that individual projects and programs are integrated and deliver data in a timely way
  • Helps to create knowledge from the data; may perform initial or exploratory statistical analyses prior to bioinformatics; helps to interpret the scientific and biological meaning of the data; creates reports for internal or external use; contributes to and/or authors publications along with other key stakeholders
  • Supports the life science business by relevant clinical design/interpretation discussions


  • Master of Public Health plus 4 years of related clinical study experience; or
  • MS degree with several years of related clinical study experience or BS degree plus extensive related experience

Skills and experience

  • Clinical operations: several years of experience in managing the efficient execution of clinical trials and programs, with responsibility for quality and timeliness
  • Clinical research: several years of experience in clinical trial design, clinical data interpretation, creation of reports and publications
  • Key opinion leader relationships: demonstrated ability to gain the respect of, and to influence KOLs to participate in programs (ideally across multiple participating centers) in a constructive way, aligned with the project objectives rather than simply following their own interests
  • Communications: able to present oral and written information in a clear and concise way to individuals, teams and in public fora
  • Experience using basic statistical analysis programs to analyze biological data

Work Environment:

Work is in typical office environment. Extended keyboarding time is required. Up to 25% of time will be spent traveling to customer or collaborator sites, including extended driving trips and national and international travel.