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.



  • 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.



  • 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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