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Principle Scientist, Immunochemistry

Company: Eurofins PSS Insourcing Solutions
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

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 is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. Eurofins is one of the market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies, as well as having an emerging global presence in Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations. The Group also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 55,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 50 countries. 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.

In 2020, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR --- 5.4 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.
  • Experience checking and monitoring tissue inventory
  • Proficiency in BioSmarts tissue/specimen tracking software to enter samples with their accompanying metadata.
  • Develop/possess skills to independently and proficiently operate the Nanostring Digital Spatial Profiling GeoMx and related technologies and instrumentation. The Nanostring N-counter and the BioRx slide stainer are featured instruments in the DSP workflow.
  • Good understanding of next generation sequencing techniques and oligonucleotide based molecular barcoding is key to the integration of spatial mapping of targets
  • 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 Cambridge, 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.

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

Keywords: Eurofins PSS Insourcing Solutions, Cambridge , Principle Scientist, Immunochemistry, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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