Research Tech at Thermo Fisher Scientific in Austin, Texas

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

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Job Description

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life - enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while taking science a step beyond through research, development and delivery of life-changing therapies. With clinical trials conducted in 100+ countries and ongoing development of novel frameworks for clinical research through our PPD clinical research portfolio, our work spans laboratory, digital and decentralized clinical trial services. Your determination to deliver quality and accuracy will improve health outcomes that people and communities depend on - now and in the future.

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Our dedicated early phase clinical trials team, within the PPD™ clinical research business of Thermo Fisher Scientific, consists of global experts in early development and clinical pharmacology. With our extensive facilities, site network, operational expertise, and development experience, we specialize in developing integrated, early-phase programs that efficiently conduct trials involving both patients and healthy volunteers.

Discover Impactful Work:

As a Research Technician, you will receive comprehensive training in various technical support services, such as phlebotomy, vital signs monitoring, ECGs, and more. Your role will be instrumental in ensuring the successful completion of Phase I clinical trials by performing both technical and non-technical procedures. By collecting study-specific data through these procedures, you will contribute significantly to the overall study conduction process.

A day in the Life:

Performs technical procedures including automated vital signs, electrocardiogram, urine collections, blood collections, etc.

  • Interacts regularly with study subjects in all in-house and outpatient studies in order to perform study related procedures.

  • Performs non-technical procedures including subject walks and safety monitoring.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

*For per diem roles, hours are not guaranteed but typically average 20-29 hours per week*

Keys to Success:


  • High / Secondary school diploma or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification.

  • Technical positions may require a certificate.


  • 0-1 years experience

  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job or ability to be trained in Phase I technical procedures.

  • In some cases an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to be trained in all Phase I technical procedures.

  • Ability to interact with subjects and staff in a professional manner.

  • Ability to work well in a collaborative team environment.

Physical Requirements / Work Environment

  • Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.

  • Able to work upright and stationary and/or standing for typical working hours.

  • Able to lift and move objects up to 25 pounds. Able to work in non-traditional work environments.

  • Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.

  • May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements, including infectious agents, typically found in healthcare or laboratory environments.

  • Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.


We offer competitive remuneration, annual incentive plan bonus, healthcare, and a range of employee benefits. Thermo Fisher Scientific offers employment with an innovative, forward-thinking organization, and outstanding career and development prospects. We offer an exciting company culture that stands for integrity, intensity, involvement, and innovation!

Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. As one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory with PPD, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.

Apply today!

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Accessibility/Disability Access

Job Seekers with a Disability: Thermo Fisher Scientific offers accessibility service for job seekers requiring accommodations in the job application process. For example, this may include individuals requiring assistance because of hearing, vision, mobility, or cognitive impairments. If you are a job seeker with a disability, or assisting a person with a disability, and require accessibility assistance or an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please submit a request by telephone at 1-855-471-2255*. Please include your contact information and specific details about your required accommodation to support you during the job application process.

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