Myriad Genetics, Inc.

RBM Sr Scientist

US-TX-Austin
3 months ago
Job ID
2017-6473
Location Details
Austin, TX

Overview

This Senior Scientist will support the development of the Myriad RBM TruCulture® platform technology. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, dynamic scientist with demonstrated experience in immunology and skills with in vitro and cell-based assays. The candidate is expected to contribute to advancements in the area of product application development and clinical diagnostic platform development. The work will involve the design and performance of custom stimulant and drug development applications, data analysis, and will lead the overall development of the platform.  Experience with clinical trial design and analysis is preferred, along with expertise in immuno-oncology or inflammatory disease.  The candidate will work closely with other team members and collaborators and must be able to function independently and in a multi-disciplinary environment.

Responsibilities

  • Designs experimental and data analysis studies to further develop the TruCulture platform. This will include optimizing protocols, designing new features, developing new applications, and working with customers and collaborators.
  • Maintains and develops skills and expertise in immunology clinical and cellular analysis, immunoassays, and company technology through the study of scientific literature, interactions with customers/collaborators, and attendance of conferences.
  • Develops product application literature such as application notes, technical bulletins and white papers. Generates scientific publications based on new applications.
  • Lead development of intellectual property, marketing, and technical support materials such as various presentation slides, product feature-based competition analysis reports or preparation of technical documents for regulatory submissions.
  • Designs and performs experiments, makes detailed observations, analyzes data, interprets results, organizes and authors write-ups of experimental protocols, data summaries, experimental and technical reports.
  • Identifies or invents, develops and implements effective solutions for technical issues based on scientific knowledge, evaluation of the scientific literature and laboratory research.
  • Gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.  Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Manages competing demands with the ability to deal with frequent changes, delays or unexpected events.
  • Meets productivity standards. Completes work in a timely manner while striving to increase productivity.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Looks for ways to improve and promote quality. Monitors his or her own work to ensure quality.  Embraces and applies feedback to improve performance.

Qualifications

Education

Ph.D. in immunology or related area with 5+ years of academic or industry experience.

Skills

  • Immunology expertise, with broad knowledge of systems, pathways, and technologies
  • Disease area expertise preferred, inflammatory disease or immuno-oncology
  • Demonstrated excellence in the development, implementation, and processing of in vitro assays, including cellular and flow cytometric assays
  • Data analysis skills, including familiarity with multiplex biomarker data analysis as well as standard statistical analysis practices
  • Strong cell culture skills including whole blood cultures and PBMCs
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work independently, and collaborate as part of internal and external cross-functional teams

About Myriad

Myriad RBM, Inc. is the world’s leading multiplexed immunoassay testing laboratory, providing comprehensive protein biomarker services based on its Multi-Analyte Profiling (MAP) technology platform. This platform provides pre-clinical and clinical researchers with reproducible and quantitative data for a few or hundreds of proteins in a cost-effective manner. All services are performed in our CLIA-certified laboratory. As a guide to drug development researchers, Myriad RBM also offers companion diagnostic, custom assay development, co-sponsored research programs, and innovative cell culture products and services. Myriad RBM’s CLIA-certified biomarker testing laboratory is located in Austin, TX.

 

For more information on Myriad RBM, please visit the Company’s website at: www. myriadrbm.com. Myriad is an equal opportunity employer and as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train and promote, in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or status as a protected veteran.

Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. We believe that diversity lends a regional, national, and global advantage to the clients we serve. Our workforce consists of dynamic individuals, with a range of backgrounds, talents, and skills.

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