Biological Sample Management Associate

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences, Laboratory Technician
  3. United States
Santa Monica, USA
Posting date: 18 May 2020
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Biological Sample Management Associate with a biotechnology company located in Santa Monica, CA. A successful candidate will have experience with LIMS, biological samples, and knowledge of GCPs and GLPs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the management of drug substance and drug product analytical testing at contract laboratories
  • Oversee and manage the biological sample management requirements of several clinical trials within and across development programs
  • Understand GCLP requirements
  • Accession and inventory all specimen coming into the lab
  • Assist Translational Medicine Scientists by pulling samples required for analysis
  • Maintain inventory across multiple critical equipment Temperature controlled units
  • Collaborate with Clinical Operations and Translational Sciences on biological sample management tracking and issue resolution
  • Understand the Translational Sciences biomarker sample analysis plans and coordinates across multiple clinical programs
  • Basic understanding of sample collection, processing protocols and shipping conditions
  • Understand and has ability to navigate various central laboratory sample management systems to enable generation of sample inventory reports for tracking and placing sample orders
  • Understand and has ability to navigate the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
  • Will assist in the implementation of newer LIMS
  • Understand program specific deliverables (eg, analysis, data cut-off timelines) and collaborates with the study teams on development of study specific timelines for laboratory sample analysis and data transfer
  • Attend study team meetings as needed

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in biological sciences (preferred but not required)
  • 2-3 years of industry sample management experience or equivalent
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic understanding of clinical trial conduct
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, Laboratory Information Management Systems; ability to navigate and learn systems (eg, central laboratory system)

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Catherine Nguyen at 215-531-564 or upload your resume on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.