Scientific & Medical Officer (Transfusion Medicine)

Posted Date: 23-Jul-2022

Location: Eysins, VD, CH, 1262

Company: Quotient

Building on 30 years of experience in transfusion diagnostics, Quotient is a commercial stage diagnostics company committed to delivering solutions that reshape the way diagnostics is practiced.  Quotient has two key product portfolios, Alba by Quotient and MosaiQTM by Quotient. The Alba by Quotient product range is comprised of high-quality reagents used to keep laboratories around the world running efficiently. They are sold directly to laboratories or through our OEM partners. MosaiQ™ by Quotient is our proprietary multiplex microarray technology, offering the world’s first fully automated, consolidated testing platform, allowing for multiple tests across different modalities. MosaiQ™ is designed to be a game-changing solution, which we believe will increase efficiencies, improve clinical practice, deliver significant workflow improvements and operational cost savings to laboratories around the world. Quotient’s operations are based in Eysins / Switzerland, Edinburgh / Scotland and Chicago / Illinois.

 

SCIENTIFIC & MEDICAL OFFICER for Transfusion medicine

 

Quotient is recruiting for a Scientific and Medical Officer for Transfusion Medicine to join the Scientific and Medical Affairs team based in Eysins, Switzerland. The role is a full time, permanent position.

 

The Scientific and Medical Officer for Transfusion Medicine will be responsible for contributing to the successful execution of assigned responsibilities relating to the areas of immunohaematology, blood donor and patient testing.  You will provide scientific and medical leadership and will be responsible for the generation of evidence of the economic and health benefits of the Quotient and Alba products and solutions as related to their specific area of expertise. You will be responsible for multiple department internal and external programs and the teams associated with the programs.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION
The main responsibilities will include:

  • Direct the program providing the scientific and medical evidence to support the clinical utility and cost-effectiveness of Quotient/Alba products or solutions, including the identification of knowledge gaps in the existing literature and develop strategies to fill these gaps.
  • Serve as an internal expert regarding assigned products or future products by staying current with the current publications and relevant scientific, as assigned communications and providing oral and written summaries to internal stakeholders.
  • Direct collaborations with Research and Development (R&D) teams throughout the product development process, providing medical input, scientific support, risk analysis.
  • Direct the development of a publication strategy documents with input from key internal stake holders (i.e., R&D, Marketing).
  • Manage the evaluation and organization of the scientific literature (publication, abstracts, and posters) related to the Quotient/Alba in vitro diagnostic products and keeping related documents up to date.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • A scientific (MS or PhD) or relevant medical degree (MD, Laboratory Medicine, Pharmacist, Physician Assistant) or professional qualification (Medical Technologist with a certification in transfusion medicine [blood banking]).
  • Direct experience with laboratory diagnostics, interpretation of immunohematology, blood donor and patient test results in blood banking and patient management or experience in the development of such IVD products
  • Clinical experience in Laboratory Medicine for blood banking, donor and patient testing.
  • Must have a proven ability to interpret and write scientific information
  • Ability to speak multiple languages a plus
  • Domestic and international travel required.