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Scientific. Clinical. Software Engineering

Operations Specialist

Boston Metro Area, MA

Job Type: Scientific Job Number: JN -102019-25903 Region: Boston Metro Area

Job Description

Job Summary:

Provide critical support to multiple clinical programs by tracking and coordinating laboratory sample delivery and analysis. Provides opportunity to gain experience with clinical trial sample handling and logistics.


Coordinate shipping of laboratory samples for analysis based on communications with internal scientists and external partners.

Timely identification of discrepancies in sample information, central lab, biobank, and clinical sites

Maintain LIMS system with updated sample information and status in workflow for internally-analyzed samples

Opportunity to develop improvements in implementation of laboratory sample management


Recent college grad with a GPA of 3.2 or better who majored in biological science

Internships and/or independent research as an undergraduate is a plus

Excellent working knowledge of Excel. Familiarity with LIMS systems is a plus.

Strong organizational skills and strong attention to detail.

Can successfully multi-task, supporting several projects simultaneously.

Strong communication skills, ability to deliver to specified timelines and provide updates proactively in a fast-paced changing environment.

Self-starter with demonstrated ability to pro-actively identify and persevere in resolving problems across multiple projects and stakeholders with different needs with minimal guidance

Knowledge of clinical sample types and biomarker assays is desirable.

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