• Pfizer Canada
  • $60,680.00 -83,990.00/year*
  • Pearl River , NY
  • Scientific Research
  • Full-Time
  • 48 N Middletown Rd


Incumbent will be responsible for testing samples for early stage (Phase I) clinical studies as a member of the Clinical Immune Monitoring Group. The role is focused on ELISPOT assays but also includes performance of other cell-based assays (flow cytometry) on clinical samples. The candidate will also be responsible for maintenance and upkeep of equipment required for these assays. The role requires basic knowledge of cellular assays especially ELISPOT assays. Experience of working in a BSL2 level tissue culture laboratory is required, as well as an understanding of cellular immunology and the key assay platforms of flow cytometry and ELISPOT. The role requires good analytical skills, attention to detail and the ability to clearly document and present complex biological data. Incumbent is required to multitask and work as part of a team that is required to meet business-critical deadlines.


  • Conduct clinical ELISPOT assays in accordance with GCLP requirements.
  • Conduct clinical flow cytometry assays in accordance with GCLP requirements.
  • Analyze, document and report experimental data in accordance with Pfizer/GCLP requirements.
  • Support the efficient and compliant operation of the laboratory by developing appropriate processes and standard operating procedures, working with others to operate the laboratory, and by becoming an expert user in key areas of operation (such as LIMS and GDMS).
  • Assist in the sourcing and maintenance of reagents required to conduct clinical flow cytometry assays in a compliant manner.
  • Maintain and build a broad knowledge of key assay platforms (including flow cytometry and ELISPOT assays) and the scientific rationale underpinning the assays through appropriate training and self-learning.

  • Bachelor degree with at least 2 years of relevant work experience required.
  • Experience in working with human samples.
  • Experience working in a tissue culture laboratory with samples requiring BSL2 containment.
  • Experienced in conducting ELISPOT or other cell-based bioassays.
  • Experience of working in an industrial laboratory with a defined quality system.
  • Experience of working in a GCLP-compliant environment.

  • Experience in the implementation and use of laboratory information management systems (e.g. LIMS).
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    EEO & Employment Eligibility

    Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

    N (Other) (United States of America)

    Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

    Associated topics: bacteria, biopharma, food, histotechnologist, immunohematology, nutrition, pharmacometrics, pharmacy, therapy, transfection

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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