Associate Technical Director

 •  LabCorp Burlington, NC

Patient Care

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17
Burlington, NC
Patient Care
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17

Job Description

Are you passionate about advancing health and improving lives?

With a career at LabCorp, you will have the opportunity to apply your advanced scientific expertise in a highly impactful and rewarding role.

LabCorp is seeking an Associate Technical Director to join its Clinical Scientist Development Program. This is an accelerated career path into a Technical Director role and is designed with your professional growth in mind. As a member of the elite Scientific Team, you will work alongside renowned experts, providing medical professionals with world-class diagnostic data. Furthermore, you will be in a position to quickly apply this new knowledge in a fast paced work environment as you consult and guide colleagues and physicians. As you advance into a Technical Director, you will oversee and ensure the accuracy of all testing in the lab.


  • Review, interpret, and report patient results reliably, accurately, and with integrity
  • Learn a wide variety of assays and develop deep expertise in healthcare and medicine
  • Work with state of the art instrumentation and robotics
  • Project credibility and build a strong rapport with medical doctors
  • Guide the implementation of new assays and instrumentation
  • Effectively communicate with clients, physicians, pathologists and laboratory staff
  • Participate in, review and approve validation studies, providing accurate and timely data
  • Keep up with scientific advances and other literature, offering perspectives about improvements, such as how a report reads
  • Collaborate on ideas for process improvements
  • Stay current on tests across the company
  • Travel to different LabCorp facilities and learn the operation of the laboratories from a technical perspective



  • Board Eligible or Board Certified post graduate, with a PhD in life sciences and experience in a clinical laboratory
  • Deductive reasoning/analytical skills to reach resolution to customer inquiries or lab opportunities/issues
  • Influence/leadership skills to work with lab staff, developing their capabilities and enrolling them in problem-solving/urgent matters
  • Knowledge of quality standards and accountable for providing accurate results
  • Ability to respond to stressful, urgent situations
  • Deep expertise in chosen discipline
  • Some experience within a clinical lab, understanding validation, quality control, proficiency testing, regulatory requirements
  • Ability to travel to different facilities

Requisition Number 17-83429

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