Scientist, Hematology

94520, Concord
Aug 21, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Lead development studies to support the INTERCEPT Platelet and Plasma platforms with focus on registration studies with external collaborators.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in supervising laboratory team to support registration studies to meet corporate timelines.
  • Interface with cross functional team leaders at Cerus.
  • May act as Study Director for internal or external Cerus registration studies.
  • Reduce and analyze highly complex data and present it to maximize clarity and impact.
  • Serve as a technical expert on project teams, including contribution of ideas, development and execution of plans, and timely reporting of the results.
  • Serve as technical expert on external collaborations and studies, including meeting with customers and other external parties as a representative of the company in area of expertise.
  • Work cross functionally with Clinical, Regulatory, Quality and Biometrics departments.
  • Write protocols and study reports.
  • Maintain leading edge knowledge in primary field of expertise.
  • Maintain high level of professional expertise through familiarity with scientific literature and attendance at scientific meetings.
  • Write and submit abstracts to national and international conferences.
  • Present internally and at scientific conferences and contribute to scientific publications.
  • Support regulatory submissions to global health authorities.
  • Supervise, train and/or mentor research associates, assistant scientists, or scientists.
  • Perform other related duties and support other projects as required.


  • Ph.D. in a biology-related discipline preferred with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience or MS/MA in a biology-related discipline with a minimum of 8 years relevant experience; BA/BS required with a minimum of 11 years relevant experience.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interface at all levels including management (encompasses verbal, written, interpersonal, listening)
  • Experience with platelet and RBC function and/or plasma coagulation desirable.
  • Familiarity with GLP, GMP, and GCP regulations.
  • Working knowledge of blood bank practices.
  • Proficient in writing reports, regulatory submissions, and publications.
  • Ability to work on complex problems in which analysis is required to determine appropriate course.
  • Ability and presence to interface effectively at all levels; including customers, business partners, management, and employees globally.
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Flexible; ability to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Solid experience with related computer software.
  • Able to travel domestically
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a cross-functional team.

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