Associate: Sample Control

Location: Austin, Texas, United States

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Requisition Number: 3211

Position Title: Associate, Sample Control

External Description:

SUMMARY: The Scientific Associate, Bioanalysis works under the guidance of the Senior Manager, Leader of Bioanalysis and is responsible for routinely performing sample analyses ranging from routine to complex using accurate and efficient analytical techniques. This individual readily assimilates into the CRO workflow, is a quick learner and executes responsibilities following Worldwide’s procedures.


Tasks may include but are not limited to:

  • Accomplish all necessary and applicable Worldwide training, including Standard Operating Procedures, Employee Handbook, and Health and Safety Manual
  • Understand and apply GLP guidelines in all aspects of work
  • Perform chemical assays ranging from routine to complex with consistent accuracy and precision
  • Accurately prepare stocks, reagents, standards and quality controls as needed
  • Work with a variety of scientists/technicians
  • Perform basic mathematical calculations
  • Document promptly and clearly all procedural processes
  • Maintain and calibrate instruments and equipment, as required
  • Review data, recognize and report inconsistencies, and determine the cause and effect
  • Work independently, when required, to conduct and plan laboratory work
  • Interface with clients, when necessary
  • Follow Worldwide’s safety guidelines and perform tasks in a safe manner
  • If assigned, function as a lab monitor or safety committee member. Note: approximately 5% (or less) of one’s time may be allocated to this task

Perform other duties as assigned.  The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.


  • Ability to read, execute, and understand complicated and detailed instruction and technical literature in order to plan, perform, and direct laboratory activities
  • Must be able to work well with a variety of laboratory personnel
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Must be able to work with constant interruptions
  • Familiarity with corporate policies, goals and objectives; normally acquired after three months of on-the-job exposure to Worldwide operations
  • Ability to understand graphs, tables, charts and perform calculations needed for the task, usually associated with 1 year on-the-job training
  • Familiarity with various divisions of Worldwide; normally acquired after 1-year on-the-job training
  • Ability to report data and procedures orally and in writing and interface effectively with clients, if needed
  • Familiarity with laboratory equipment associated with direct experience, experience after technical institute training or a college degree in a related field


  • Bachelor’s degree, with a scientific focus, with 0 – 2 years of relevant work experience required



State: Texas

Employment Type: Regular

Community / Marketing Title: Associate: Sample Control

Company Profile:

We’re a global, mid-size CRO that pushes boundaries, innovates and invents — because the path to a cure for the world’s most persist diseases is not paved by those who play it safe, but by those who take pioneering, creative approaches, and implement them with quality and excellence. We are experts, bright thinkers, dreamers and doers and, together, we are changing the way the world experiences CROs, in the best possible way.

Location_formattedLocationLong: Austin, Texas US

CountryEEOText_Description: Worldwide Clinical Trials is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including age, sex, color, race, creed, national origin, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, political belief or disability.

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