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Research Assistant II- Lab Ops

Company: Labcorp
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: October 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Overview:

If you have a passion for science and working in a dynamic and fast paced lab with a cohesive team, the Research Assistant position will take you to the next level in your career.


We have an excellent opportunity for someone to join our Lab Operations team in Chantilly, VA. Lapcorp Drug Development's work in developing new pharmaceutical solutions has an incredible impact on millions of lives worldwide. Be a part of this life-saving work and help improve patients' lives while growing your career.


As a Research Assistant, you will analyze biological or chemical samples and/or develop/validate methodologies for various compounds and components in compliance with standard operating procedures (SOPs) and regulatory agency guidelines.


Other Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Document work properly and maintain study documentation and laboratory records.
    • Recognizes deviations from expected results and notifies line management.
    • Operates equipment/instrumentation in accordance with appropriate SOPs.
    • Effectively plans assigned workload on a daily basis
    • Maintains a clean and safe laboratory work environment.
    • Contributes to a cohesive team environment. Plans individual workload in coordination with team members

We offer excellent training with extensive benefits including medical/dental/vision plans, 24 days of PTO in the first year, tuition reimbursement, 401K with 5% matching, employee stock purchase plan and much more!


  • Bachelor of Science/Arts (BS/BA) degree in chemistry or related scientific field
  • Relevant Bioanalytical experience may be substituted for education
  • Ability to perform advanced computer skills (e.g., Word, Excel).


  • 3-4 + years related or relevant laboratory experience required with a BS/BA degree.
  • Familiar with the use of standard laboratory equipment (e.g., balances, pipettes, centrifuges).
  • Experience with use and trouble shooting of analytical equipment.
  • Effective communication (verbal and written), presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to design and independently conduct tests for chemistry projects and provide initial analysis of results.
  • Acts as technical resource for the department (trouble shooting, method development, qualification, maintenance and training).
  • Evaluates data for incorporation into written reports.
  • Advanced time management skills to complete project assignments on time, with minimal or no supervision.
  • Able to effectively schedule resources.
  • Understands and helps staff with compliance to SOPs and other regulatory agency guidelines.
  • Identifies process improvement opportunities, recommends solutions and implements action plans.
  • Able to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing.
  • Effectively interacts with internal and/or external clients.
  • Acts as a project leader.
  • Ability to assist in the preparation of relevant sections of final reports.
  • Knowledgeable on a variety of study types, analysis procedures and methodologies.

Keywords: Labcorp, Chantilly , Research Assistant II- Lab Ops, Other , Chantilly, Virginia

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