Scientist, Hematology

Location
94520, Concord
Posted
Aug 21, 2020
Discipline
Science/R&D
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.

Qualifications/Requirements/Skills: 

  • 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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