Contract Clinical Sample Associate

Summary of Position

Genocea Biosciences, Inc. is harnessing the power of T cell immunity to develop the next generation of vaccines to a wide range of infectious disease pathogens. We are seeking an experienced Sample Coordinator to support the clinical assay team by receiving, validating, storing and tracking temperature sensitive clinical trial samples.

 

Responsibilities

  • This position will maintain quality control, inventory and organization of samples. The Sample Coordinator will be responsible for receipt of potentially infectious/biohazardous samples from clinical studies and managing samples through entry and tracking in an electronic Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).
  • Must perform a variety of tasks related to sample management in adherence with standard operating procedures and be responsible for documenting and retention of source materials.

 

Competencies

  • Excellent communication, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong organization and ability to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Flexibility in meeting the needs of a fast moving work environment.
  • Displays solid technical knowledge and has hands-on experience.

 

Required Skills

  • Proficient with MS Office and significant experience with electronic database systems.
  • Knowledge of good laboratory practices. Strong attention to detail and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Experience with LIMS database, Freezerworks, or Excel-based Macros a plus.
  • Knowledge of immunology and immunological assays a plus.

 

Education & Experience Required

  • Bachelors or Associates degree with 2 years’ experience with database systems

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