Staff Scientist

Geneva, , Switzerland
Closing date
14 Oct 2020

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Medical Affairs, Scientific Advisor
Full Time
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Job Overview:
We are looking to hire for our Central laboratory in Geneva a Staff Scientist to support our team in place.

Your main responsabilities are:
  • Participates in scientific activities and initiatives in support ofAnatomic pathology Laboratory Operations
  • Develop algorithms for new Artifical Intelligence service and Image analysis in Immuno Histochemistry (IHC), multiplexing IHC and in situ fluoresence.
  • Performs complex trouble-shooting and problem-solving, supporting Lab Operations to ensure smooth transition of assays into production
  • Participates in developing/identifying new strategies, techniques and instrumentation for the development of new ventures in the scientific area of expertise for CLS global Laboratory Operations
  • Applies and interprets scientific theories, concepts, techniques and regulatory requirements in clinical studies and accepts leadership role in developing scientific approaches.
  • Provides consultation to scientific and operational staff on technical issues.
  • Responds to unscheduled deadlines, client needs, crises, etc. without neglecting other duties.
  • Assists with regular monitoring and evaluation of clinical assays to ensure effective scientific performance.
  • May provide technical training for operational staff.
  • Ph.D. in science, with Image analysis expertise (IHC, FISH, Multiplex) and development of AI algorithms

  • Previous experience (profesionnal or academic) required in Image analysis (Human tissue slides) and development of alogrithm to identify tumor cells, interpret IHC or FISH or multiplexing assays
  • Highly skilled in conducting research, data interpretation, and writing reports.
  • Proven track record of method development.
  • Experience performing scientific presentations and preparing scientific publications.
  • Knowledge of clinical laboratory automation, system software, Microsoft applications and laboratory statistics.
  • Effective communication skills with technical staff, business development staff, peers and clients.
  • Attention to detail and interpretation of scientific data.
  • Demonstrated problem prevention, detection and resolution.

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  • Maidenhead
  • SL6 3QH
  • United Kingdom
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