Toxicology Senior Scientist
Company: Quest Diagnostics
Posted on: January 8, 2022
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As a Toxicology Senior Scientist you will work for the world leader
in the industry, with a career where you will have the opportunity
to collaborate and affect change while expanding your leadership
skills and technical knowledge. You can make a real impact in a
market that is growing and developing. The Toxicology Senior
Scientist will work on-site at our Chantilly, VA location.
Toxicology Senior Scientist, the role: The Toxicology Senior
Scientist exercises technical leadership in devising approaches to
meet project objectives. -Utilizing bioanalytical method
development and LC-MS/MS instrumentation, this professional plans,
prepares, conducts and records complex bench level
chemical/biochemical experiments. The Toxicology Staff Scientist
prepares reports and analysis of results as related to
product/process development improvement, as well as guides and
mentors other scientists and project team members to accomplish
project objectives. Job responsibilities:
- Devises experimental plans to accomplish project objectives.
- Innovates new techniques and devises novel strategies to better
accomplish project goals. -
- Reports status of assigned projects through the preparation of
detailed reports and documentation that summarize experiment
results. Interprets results of experiments and recommends
- Works within established parameters on individual assignments,
on project teams for longer-term projects, or as a leader for a
project team or group. Presents experimental results to supervisor,
project team members or to the broader organization and contributes
ideas to improve team or organizational processes.
- Provides leadership in technical decisions affecting product
development issues. Identifies problems, investigates alternatives
and recommends possible courses of action. Works with team members
and other Business Unit personnel (operations, product transfer,
project management, and quality departments) to meet department and
- Prepares and/or contributes to articles for publication.
Presents information at project meetings, scientific meetings or to
- Attends technical conferences or seminars. Is a subject matter
expert in technologies that may assist in the completion of an
assignment or lead to new products, processes or procedures.
Responsibilities include supporting and complying with the
company's hazardous waste management program, including following
safe, hazardous waste handling practices. Mentors other scientific
personnel and provides expert technical advice to the broader
organization To qualify, the ideal candidate will have the
following skills and experience:
- Successful completion of a PhD degree or equivalent in
Chemistry, Toxicology, Bioanaytical Chemistry, Biopharmaceutics or
related scientific discipline.
- 5+ years of experience with bioanalytical method development
and LC-MS/MS instrumentation preferred. -
- Non Ph.D. must have a distinguished record in either an
academic or industrial setting, as demonstrated thought
publications, patents, or technologies or products developed.
- Additional experience working in a clinical laboratory setting
- Knowledgeable in the use of common laboratory equipment and
safe chemical handling.
- A thorough knowledge of related products and technologies
gained through developmental experience in an academic or
- GMP/QSR experience preferred. Apply Today Join us for
competitive benefits and development opportunities in a progressive
and supportive environment. Help us improve our service, and the
experiences of our patients and colleagues. Work with us and
together we can be better. Your Quest career. Seek it out. All
requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably
accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an
Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans /
Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity or Citizenship.
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