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Scientist II/III Pathology at Boehringer Ingelheim

Scientist II/III Pathology

Boehringer Ingelheim Ridgefield, CT Full-Time

Description:

The Department of Oncology Translational Science is seeking a highly motivated Scientist II/III to join the Molecular Pathology Laboratory located at our Ridgefield, CT facility. The Molecular Pathology Laboratory develops and applies methods for tissue-based molecular characterization, including immunohistochemistry (IHC), in situ hybridization (ISH), and immunofluorescence (IF). The Scientist II/III will contribute to the identification of novel biomarkers and the characterization of the mode of action of immuno-oncology therapies using their technical expertise.

Duties and Responsibilities – Scientist II

  1. Performs assigned histology procedures efficiently and without supervision to support OTS studies (including trimming, post-fixed organ weighing, embedding, microtomy, cryotomy, routine staining, coverslipping, labelling of prepared slides etc.), and completing all study activities on time.
  2. Demonstrates mastery of specialized technical, scientific and/or administrative skills specific to histotechnology; works with lab supervisor to identify and optimize new and innovative assays associated with tissue-based biomarker discovery.
  3. Documents all work activities and maintains all assigned study records using current forms and procedures, making all entries legibly, correctly and contemporaneously in a timely fashion.
  4. Demonstrates mastery of study histologist role by assuming responsibility for studies of higher size or complexity and accepts guidance from experienced colleagues and manager.
  5. Capable of identifying problems that may affect test performance or reporting of test results and resolve or immediately report to lab manager, and work with lab manager to solve them.
  6. Ensure all corporate safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met.
  7. Ensure compliance with all local, federal regulations. Maintain a clean and well-organized work area.
  8. Other duties, including administration assistance, lab instrument routine maintenance, ordering laboratory consumables to ensure continuous supplies.

Scientist II Requirements

Master’s Degree from an accredited institution in related scientific discipline, OR Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution with three-plus (3+) years of experience in related scientific discipline or equivalent experience in related field.

• HT or HTL (ASCP) certification preferred, or certification pending.

• Histology experience required.

  • Experience in digital pathology analysis is preferred.

• Qualification in Immunohistochemistry (QIHC) obtained through ASCP is preferred.

• Ability to draft technical reports and work independently is preferred.

• Ability to operate laboratory equipment with independence is required.

• Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills.

• Proven problem-solving ability.

• Appropriate level of understanding of applicable regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities  -  Scientist III

  1. Perform digital pathology analysis (Halo and/or InForm) 60% or greater as project need arises.
  2. Performs assigned histology procedures efficiently and without supervision to support OTS studies (including trimming, post-fixed organ weighing, embedding, microtomy, cryotomy, routine staining, coverslipping, labelling of prepared slides etc.), and completing all study activities on time.
  3. Demonstrates mastery of specialized technical, scientific and/or administrative skills specific to histotechnology; independently proposes and implements new technologies and/or process improvements
  4. Demonstrates mastery of study histologist role by assuming responsibility for studies of higher size or complexity without supervision, including acquiring proficiency in and/or providing training and technical guidance to team members on any needed specialized techniques.
  5. Documents all work activities and maintains all assigned study records using current forms and procedures, making all entries legibly, correctly and contemporaneously in a timely fashion.
  6. Demonstrates mastery of study histologist role by assuming responsibility for studies of higher size or complexity without supervision, including acquiring proficiency in and/or providing training and technical guidance to team members on any needed specialized techniques.
  7. Capable of identifying problems that may affect test performance or reporting of test results and resolve or immediately report to lab manager.
  8. Capable of reporting results and presenting data.
  9. Ensure all corporate safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met.
  10. Ensure compliance with all local, federal regulations. Maintain a clean and well-organized work area.
  11. Other duties, including administration assistance, lab instrument routine maintenance, ordering laboratory consumables to ensure continuous supplies.

Scientist III Requirements

Master’s Degree from an accredited institution with three-plus (3+) years of experience in related scientific discipline, OR Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution with seven-plus (7+) years of experience in related scientific discipline or equivalent experience in related field.

• HT or HTL (ASCP) certification preferred, or certification pending.

• Demonstrates expertise in digital pathology analysis and knowledge of IHC testing.

• Histology experience required.

• Qualification in Immunohistochemistry (QIHC) obtained through ASCP is preferred. 

Ability to operate laboratory equipment with independence is required.

• Ability to draft technical reports and work independently is required.

• Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills.

• Proven problem-solving ability.

Appropriate level of understanding of applicable regulations.

Eligibility Requirements\:

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.

Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)

Must be 18 years of age or older

This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious accommodation. Click [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Scientist II/III Pathology for more information on the vaccine mandate and COVID-19.

Who We Are\:

At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal\: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth.

Want to learn more?  Visit boehringer-ingelheim.com and join us in our effort to make more health.

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees, patients and communities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to a person’s actual or perceived race, including natural hairstyles, hair texture and protective hairstyles; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; citizenship status, marital status; gender, gender identity or expression; sexual orientation, mental, physical or intellectual disability, veteran status; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law.

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