Senior, Pharma Flow Scientist


Are you motivated to participate in a dynamic, multi-tasking environment? Do you want to join a company that invests in its employees? Are you seeking a position where you can use your skills while continuing to be challenged and learn? Then we encourage you to dive deeper into this opportunity.

We believe in career development and empowering our employees. Not only do we provide career coaches internally, but we offer many training opportunities to expand your knowledge base! We have highly competitive benefits with a variety of HMO and PPO options. We have company 401k match along with an Employee Stock Purchase Program. We have tuition reimbursement, leadership development, and even start employees off with 16 days of paid time off plus holidays. We offer wellness courses and have highly engaged employee resource groups. Come join the Neo team and be part of our amazing World Class Culture!

NeoGenomics is looking for a Senior, Pharma Flow Scientist based in our lab in Aliso Viejo, CA who wants to continue to learn in order to allow our company to grow.

Now that you know what we’re looking for in talent, let us tell you why you’d want to work at NeoGenomics:

As an employer, we promise to provide you with a purpose driven mission in which you have the opportunity to save lives by improving patient care through the exceptional work you perform. Together, we will become the world’s leading cancer reference laboratory.

Position Summary:

The Senior Scientist provides scientific leadership and guidance for development/validation design, and alignment among internal and external stakeholders by providing scientific/technical critiques and review of plans and data. The scope requires translation and transition of projects among departments, workstreams, or modalities. The position also requires a detailed and robust understanding of CAP/CLIA guidelines and FDA regulatory guidelines concerning the development and implementation of tests used for patient management.

The Senior Scientist is not expected to have line management responsibilities. However, the Senior Scientist may direct and supervise the activities depending on the needs of the projects and the organization.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Actively engage in the initiation of new R&D initiatives and product opportunities
  • Manage validation and implementation of new tests
  • Assist in design and execute R&D project experiments; write project/product proposals, budgets, or plans; document R&D project activities e.g., feasibility, verification, and validation plans & reports (under Design Control, where appropriate)
  • Engage with global R&D team, Business Development, Quality, Technology Transfer, and Operations to drive successful project completion
  • Communicate and present data and project updates (internally and externally) through written reports or oral presentations
  • Prepare or review technical reports and documentation such as posters/papers, client presentations, and technical content for marketing materials
  • Provide technical leadership, mentor, and direct scientists performing project work
  • Stay current and familiar with CAP/CLIA, FDA, and IVDR guidelines and knowledgeable about the specialty requirements within those organizations
  • Establish and maintain realistic project timelines and budgets
  • Ensure all groups provide deliverables; inform all groups of deliverables and timelines, project developments, and ensure completion according to timelines


  • Ph.D. in life sciences preferred
  • M.S./Advanced degree or B.S degree in life sciences, biology, biotechnology, or relevant science required
  • Five or more years Flow Cytometry clinical trials experience within a CRO or pharmaceutical research organization required
  • Advanced knowledge of laboratory and/or analytical techniques
  • Detail-orientated with the ability to capture and record complex scientific data accurately and reliably
  • Excellent written and verbal presentation skills and the ability to use software tools to produce high-impact presentations of data
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence, negotiate, and build lasting relationships
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment and maintain production and quality standards
  • Must be able to work in a laboratory environment and comply with safety policies and standards outlined in the Safety Manual
  • Good visual acuity including color perception required for certain departments

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