Principle Scientist, Immunochemistry

  • Framingham, MA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 47,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.

 In 2019, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

This position will develop single and multiplex immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization panels in fluorescence and brightfiled using our automated slide staining platforms, and perform image analysis as required.  This position will work closely with global Pathology/Histology to ensure workflow and communication is maintained to decrease turnaround time and delivering on deliverables.

Qualifications

  • B.S. with 5+ years of related experience; M.S. with 3-7 years of related experience; PhD with related experience

  • Experience performing antibody validation in frozen and FFPE human and animal tissues.

  • Experience successfully developing multiplex immunohistochemistry/in situ hybridization and dual IHC/ISH protocols on the Leica BondRx and Ventana automated slide based platforms, troubleshooting antibody clones and dilutions, antigen retrievals and signal amplification technologies.

  • Experience organizing archived microscope glass slides and tissue blocks.

  • Proficiency in BioSmarts  tissue/specimen tracking software to enter samples with their accompanying metadata.

  • Experience checking and monitoring tissue inventory

  • Experience successfully developing whole slide imaging protocols in both fluorescent and brightfiled applications using the Zeiss Axio-Z1 scanner and Vectra 3 multispectral imaging systems.  Maintaining the scanners service contracts and provide access and training to researchers outside the group.

  • Experience successfully developing image analysis algorithms using; HALO, Aperio, Definiens, Visopharm and InForm imaging platforms, organize associated metadata, and utilize spotfire and Cytobank data visualizations to be included in Pathology reports.

  • Experience improving theoretical knowledge and practical skills of the digital pathology field

  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Framingham, MA are encouraged to apply.

  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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