CLINICAL LABORATORY SCIENTIST

Employer
Location
Menlo Park, California
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
May 23, 2017
Closes
Jul 23, 2017
Hours
Full Time

CLINICAL LABORATORY SCIENTIST

Production/Clinical Laboratory

GRAIL, Inc., is a discovery-stage life sciences company that is developing differentiated platforms for the early detection of cancer. GRAIL’s research programs combine approaches to ultra-deep sequencing of circulating, cell-free nucleic acids with innovative clinical programs of the scale and quality required to generate strong scientific and clinical evidence of their utility. GRAIL’s software and computational biology efforts are commensurate to the size and complexity of the resulting data sets. We are seeking passionate and talented individuals to join us in realizing our mission, which has the potential to dramatically reduce the global burden of cancer.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Clinical Laboratory Scientist will assist in building and establishing GRAIL’s Clinical Laboratory and perform high-­complexity testing, interpretation, and reporting of patient specimens.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform analytical testing activities including specimen testing, quality control, validation studies, troubleshooting, and training.
  • Participate and comply with Quality and applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Assist in building and establishing GRAIL’s Clinical Laboratory.
  • Participate on cross-­functional teams responsible for implementation of new products, process improvements, and troubleshooting activities in the Clinical Laboratory.
  • Participate on cross­-functional teams responsible for securing CLIA certification, CAP accreditation, and state licensure for the GRAIL Clinical Laboratory, including compliance with all applicable standards and regulations.

PREFERRED BACKGROUND

  • California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license required.
  • Working knowledge of CLIA/CAP regulations and best practices for conducting LDTs for clinical application.
  • Strong team player with demonstrated track record of success in a cross-­functional team environment.
  • Molecular diagnostics industry experience, including familiarity with next­-generation sequencing assays.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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