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IQVIA Assistant Scientist, Discovery in Indianapolis, Indiana

Q2 Solutions is a leading clinical trial laboratory services organization with end-to-end laboratory services and secure, enterprise-wide biospecimen and consent management solutions. With a relentless focus on quality and innovation, Q2 Solutions uses its global experience and scientific expertise to transform science and data into actionable medical insights that help customers improve human health. A joint venture of IQVIA (formerly QuintilesIMS) and Quest Diagnostics, Q2 Solutions combines the best of each parent organization’s clinical trials laboratory services capabilities to fulfill its mission of treating each sample as if a life depends on it.

Job Overview

Working under close supervision of Discovery management team, works with senior scientific staff to successfully develop sample preparation and LC/MS bioanalytical procedures for drug discovery projects.


  • With direct guidance from senior scientific staff, learn techniques of bioanalytical sample preparation, liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry.

  • Work closely with senior scientific staff to develop sample preparation and LC/MS bioanalytical procedures for drug discovery projects.

  • Assist with developing routine discovery bioanalytical methods with direction from senior scientific staff.

  • Perform basic method validation and sample analysis for discovery projects.

  • Perform some project-related lab work.

  • Communicate progress and status to the Manager of Discovery.

  • When necessary, participate in client communications in cooperation with senior scientific staff.

  • Provide clear instructions and guidance to assigned Lab Operations staff.

  • Assist senior scientific staff in troubleshooting discovery projects.

  • Maintain project documentation in accordance with departmental procedures.

Minimum required education and experience

  • Associate's Degree in a Life Sciences discipline required

  • 2 years’ experience in a GLP laboratory environment required or

  • Equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Ability to follow verbally communicated or written procedures

  • Experience in routine laboratory procedures

  • Attention to detail when performing laboratory procedures

  • Ability to develop clear and efficient experimental documentation

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients.

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at workdayrecruiting@iqvia.com_ to arrange for such an accommodation.

At IQVIA, we have a vision. Where every healthcare decision is based on evidence. Where data science and human science come together to improve global health. Where new and creative solutions aren’t just possible – they are expected.

Thank you for your interest in growing your career with us. It takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage to transform healthcare. The 56,000+ employees of the IQVIA family of companies, including Q2 Solutions, are reimagining a world without the consequences of disease. We are brave minds bringing powerful ideas to reality. At IQVIA, you can truly make an impact in an environment where you’re supported to succeed.