Scientist II/III, BioPharma Regulatory LBA Vacancies in KCAS Bioanalytical & Biomarker Services at Shawnee, KS

Website KCAS Bioanalytical & Biomarker Services

This Job listing For Year 2022 is about KCAS Bioanalytical Biomarker Services in Shawnee, KS

About the job

As a Scientist II/III in our GLP bioanalytical laboratory at KCAS, you will leverage your knowledge in bioanalysis and scientific principles to be responsible for carrying out and/or supervising all aspects of Ligand-binding studies, from setup through reporting, as well as development. You will utilize your strong base in scientific principles/theories to assess data integrity and troubleshoot when necessary.

In this role, we will rely on you to:

  • Plan and carry out all phases of assigned projects including, R&D, ensure adequate supplies, method validation, test procedure preparation, sample analysis, data calculation, interpretation & review, troubleshooting and report preparation.
  • Assess or internalize methods for regulatory and SOP compliance.
  • Design moderately complex experiments & evaluate outcome vs. current SOPs, protocols other relevant standards; recommend appropriate course of action as necessary.

This is a representative summary of responsibilities and is not meant to be exhaustive.


You will thrive at KCAS if you enjoy a fast pace environment, are open-minded and flexible, can prioritize effectively to solve problems and meet deadlines, embrace high-level performance and constant development, and are self-directed while being drawn to the camaraderie of a team atmosphere.

In addition, to qualify specifically for this role, you will have:

Education and Experience:

  • PhD in related field and 1 year of experience in bioanalytical method development on ELISA/Ligand Binding Assays (LBA), or,
  • Master’s degree in related field and 3+ years of experience in bioanalytical method development on ELISA/LBA, or,
  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific field with 6 years of experience in bioanalytical method development on ELISA/LBA.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong experiential knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) with an In-depth understanding of GLP regulatory guidelines.
  • Ability to design, develop, validate and execute ligand-binding assays including ELISA and ECL-based assays.
  • Watson LIMS proficiencies preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong technical writing and basic computer skills.
  • Willingness and ability to provide procedural training and coaching.
  • Perform all aspects of job in a way that supports company brand and supports company mission, vision and values.


In addition to a competitive compensation, full suite of medical benefits and time off, you will have the opportunity to be part of employee appreciation events and local community outreach. You’ll thrive in a fast-paced environment centered on career progression and development, where we collaborate on impactful contributions and reward for outstanding performance.


KCAS is a contract research organization (CRO) headquartered within the metro area of Kansas City, KS. We are uniquely positioned to provide our pharmaceutical clients with both large and small molecule development in support of drug developments, preclinical and clinical studies. Demand for our expertise in bioanalytical & biomarker services is growing and so is our team of dedicated experts – now is a great time to join us to be part of improving the world’s health!

KCAS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category.


The above position description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the position.

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow additional instructions and to perform other duties as directed by a supervisor. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.


Company: KCAS Bioanalytical & Biomarker Services

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Mid-Senior level

Job Location: Shawnee, KS

Application Deadline: N/A

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