Careers

Careers

MPLN offers employment opportunities in diagnostics (molecular, cytogenetics, flow cytometry, anatomic pathology) research and clinical trials, business development, sales, marketing, client services and operations. Located in the foothills of the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains, the laboratory is 20 minutes from Knoxville, Tennessee and offers a flexible benefit package that includes a 401k plan, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as short and long term disability options.

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Human Resources
Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network
250 E Broadway
Maryville, TN 37804

Current Positions


Project Coordinator - Specialist pathology/Central Laboratory - Oncology

Are you looking to develop your career in clinical trials? We have opportunities for project coordinators to join our team in a rapidly growing organization dedicated to improving healthcare and supporting innovative clinical research?

Due to rapid growth, we have exciting opportunities for project coordinators to be part of our clinical project management team supporting our specialized laboratory diagnostic and pathology research services supporting phase I-IV oncology studies. This position provides an ideal opportunity to use your existing experience in a new organization and help shape our future. Develop your career with MPLN/Geneuity and be a key player in a dynamic, innovative, and fast-growing organization.

As a facilitator, and organizer, you will be a crucial member of our team and project management service. You will be a key part of our teams providing a customer-focused responsive service to our clients. Yu will be involved at every stage of the project, and will set up and manage tasks and activities that are crucial to the entire study lifecycle (startup, maintenance, and closeout).

If you have experience in oncology, pathology, specialized diagnostic or central laboratory services, combined with superb organizational skills, attention to detail and excel in customer service, we would love to hear from you.

Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network, Inc. (MPLN) and its research division Geneuity Clinical Research Services (MPLN/Geneuity) is a privately held College of American Pathologists, New York State Department of Health and ISO15189 accredited laboratory. We offer molecular pathology diagnostic laboratory and contract clinical research services specializing in oncology, infectious disease, women's health, and clinical trials.

With over 30 years of experience in the CAP/CLIA diagnostic laboratory and 15 years supporting oncology clinical trials as a contract research organization, our company is in line for significant, continued growth.

Located in the beautiful foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, MPLN/Geneuity is located just minutes from Knoxville, Tennessee, home to the University of Tennessee and many cultural and recreational activities. This position can be office-based or remote (home-based), depending on a candidate's experience and qualifications. The role would require approx. 10-20 % travel to the office, client meetings, and study kick-off meetings.

Experience and Qualifications

You must have a minimum of 2 years of work experience, with one or more years of experience working in a clinical laboratory, clinical trials, project coordination, customer management, or account management role, and hold a BS or BA in a Life Science or related laboratory science field.

  • Central Lab, specialist diagnostic lab services, pathology, clinical trials experience preferred
  • Attention to detail, experience of study set up and support to study sites and clients
  • Excellent communicator, customer service, and project coordinator skills
  • 1-2 years' experience in a global central lab, CRO, or research-based environment
  • Experience in set up and support as part of a team managing Phase I-IV multi-site clinical trials
  • Site support, data cleaning, logistics and study support experience preferred

Experience with Laboratory LIMS/LIS systems, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and possess the ability to multitask, remain composed and even-keeled in stressful situations, and perform effectively despite shifting priorities, workload, and external pressures.

Key Roles and responsibilities - Job description

Study Set Up and Management

  • Assist with the assembly and creation of protocol-specific laboratory instructional materials (e.g., manuals, flowcharts, etc.) and participating in the preparation and maintenance of the laboratory specification documents
  • Assist and organize LIS study initiation build and data base configuration, develop data transfer agreements (DTA) to client specifications
  • Coordination and facilitation with internal resources to ensure studies are executed on time and within budget - to include;
    • Commercial operations
    • Laboratory scientific and technical services
    • Sample management and logistics
    • Results and data management

Project Coordination for Phase I-IV oncology clinical trials

  • Handle day to day client enquiries and requests for study specific information
  • Provide project coordination support through the project lifecycle
  • Track and monitor all inbound and outbound sample movements
  • Liaise with internal lab accession teams and project managers to resolve data quires and discrepancies with sites and clients
  • Organize and plan study shipments
  • Ensure study set up quality and study timelines are maintained
  • Assist in the collection and reporting of essential quality and operations metrics
  • Communicate these internally and externally with client study teams

MPLN values a diverse and collaborative workforce and strives to provide a satisfying and stimulating work environment and offers a competitive benefit package that includes a 401k plan, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as short- and long-term disability options.

Project Managers - Oncology clinical research

Are you looking for a critical role in a rapidly growing organization dedicated to improving healthcare and supporting innovative clinical research? Due to rapid growth, we have exciting opportunities for experienced project management candidates to play a crucial role in advancing our specialized laboratory diagnostic and pathology research services supporting phase I-IV oncology studies. This position provides an ideal opportunity to bring your experience to a new organization and help shape our future. Develop your career with Geneuity and be a key player in a dynamic, innovative, and fast-growing organization.

As a facilitator, communicator, and organizer, you will be a crucial member of our team and project management service. You will be providing a customer-focused point of contact for our clients at every stage of the project, ranging from proposal development to study award. In essence, you will manage and support the entire study lifecycle (startup, maintenance, closeout).

If you have a passion for project management, understand and have experience in oncology, pathology, specialized laboratory services, and excel in customer service, we would love to hear from you.

Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network, Inc. (MPLN) and its research division Geneuity Clinical Research Services (MPLN/Geneuity) is a privately held College of American Pathologists, New York State Department of Health and ISO15189 accredited laboratory. We offer molecular pathology diagnostic laboratory and contract clinical research services specializing in oncology, infectious disease, women's health, and clinical trials.

With over 30 years of experience in the CAP/CLIA diagnostic laboratory and 15 years supporting oncology clinical trials as a contract research organization, our company is in line for significant, continued growth.

Located in the beautiful foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, MPLN/Geneuity is located just minutes from Knoxville, Tennessee, home to the University of Tennessee and many cultural and recreational activities. This position can be office-based or remote (home-based), depending on a candidate’s experience and qualifications. The role would require approx. 10-20 % travel to the office, client meetings, and study kick-off meetings.

Experience and Qualifications

You must have a minimum of 3 years of work experience, with two or more years of experience working in a clinical laboratory, clinical trials, project management, customer management, or account management role, and hold a BS or BA in a Life Science or related field.

  • Oncology and specialist lab services, pathology, molecular, clinical trials experience preferred
  • Excellent communicator, customer service, and project management skills
  • 2 -3 years experience in a global central lab, CRO, or research-based environment
  • Experience in managing Phase I-IV multi-site clinical trials
  • logistics and data management experience preferred

You must have a working knowledge of Salesforce or comparable CRM, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and possess the ability to multitask, remain composed and even-keeled in stressful situations, and perform effectively despite shifting priorities, workload, and external pressures.

Key Roles and responsibilities – Job description

Study Set Up and Management

  • Liaise with commercial operations to develop project budgets and plans
  • Review of study protocols to ensure services are aligned with project goals
  • Writing of protocol-specific laboratory instructional materials (e.g., manuals, flowcharts, etc.) and participating in the preparation and maintenance of the laboratory specification documents
  • Plan and organize study initiation build and data base configuration, develop data transfer agreements (DTA) to client specifications
  • Coordination and facilitation with internal resources to ensure studies are executed on time and within budget – to include;
    • Commercial operations
    • Laboratory scientific and technical services
    • Sample management and logistics
    • Results and data management

Project Management Services for our Phase I-IV oncology clinical trials

  • Serve as a critical client interface for programs of work
  • Attend study kick-off meetings as needed and when required
  • Key client contact for projects providing weekly updates on agreed study quality and performance metrics
  • Ongoing study management through the project lifecycle
    • Ensure study budgets maintained
    • Ensure quality and timelines maintained
    • Develop and maintain essential quality and operations metrics
    • Communicate these internally and externally with client study teams

Client liaison & Key account management

  • Build and own client relationships for assigned study and serve as a liaison between sponsor and project teams.
  • Facilitate Communication with the Client.
  • Act as the single point of contact for the client, both responding and triaging communications.
  • Lead and participate in critical client-facing meetings (investigator meetings, study meetings, etc.).
  • Coordinate customer survey follow-up / ongoing health check calls and overall client relationship building.
  • Lead problem solving and resolution efforts in a timely, client-focused manner.

MPLN values a diverse and collaborative workforce and strives to provide a satisfying and stimulating work environment and offers a competitive benefit package that includes a 401k plan, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as short- and long-term disability options.

Clinical Laboratory Assistant

Prepares laboratory specimens for designated departments/locations prior to laboratory analysis and testing. Unpacks specimens from branches or ports and routes specimens by type to various staging areas. Prepares all specimens received for testing in designated laboratory departments or locations such as staging of specimens, centrifuge, separate serum, and blood smears. Prepares excess specimen samples for storage and resolves and document problem specimens. Work schedule is Monday – Friday, but may be adjusted to Tuesday-Saturday based on need.


A four year degree in a science-related field or a field that emphasizes analytical thinking and problem solving is preferred.

Supervisor Accessioning Department

MPLN has an opening for a full time working supervisor in the Accessioning department. This is a day shift position with occasional week end and holiday rotation.

In this position the candidate will work very closely with the Operations Manager to assure efficient operations. The successful candidate will contribute to the daily workload as well as oversee and document that all Accessioning processes are completed in a timely and efficient manner and those include receiving, processing, verifying, and delivery of specimens.

A four year degree in a science related field or a field that emphasizes analytical thinking and problem solving is required. Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills with a desire to work in a team oriented environment.

Medical Technologist / Clinical Laboratory Scientist & Molecular Diagnostics / NGS

Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network, Inc. (MPLN) is a privately held, College of American Pathologists, New York State Department of Health and ISO15189 accredited molecular diagnostic laboratory specializing in oncology, infectious disease testing women's health testing and clinical trials. Due to ongoing expansion, our laboratory has an immediate opening for a full-time medical technologist/clinical laboratory scientist position. This is a full-time day shift position - Monday through Friday with a Saturday rotation.

The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to process samples, set up and run assays (Next Generation Sequencing (NGS, molecular diagnostic testing including polymerase chain reaction (PCR) based assays, etc.), analyze data and report findings, while performing routine preventive laboratory maintenance, monitoring quality and documenting actions/findings. Requirements include the ability to articulate and effectively communicate and provide prompt and courteous service to all clients and staff.

Molecular diagnostics/NGS experience is preferred; however, the qualified candidate will have the opportunity to learn these assays on the job. Successful applicants will have a BS/BA or MS in biology or a related field, excellent communication skills and have current licensure or be eligible for licensure by the State of Tennessee Department of Health-Related Boards as a Medical Technologist, General. (ASCP preferred.)
Located in the beautiful foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, the laboratory is 20 minutes from Knoxville, Tennessee, home of the University of Tennessee and many cultural and recreational activities. We are minutes away from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park that offers over 900 miles of hiking trails and abundant outdoor activities.

MPLN values a diverse and collaborative workforce and strives to provide a satisfying and stimulating work environment and offers a competitive benefit package that includes a 401k plan, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as short- and long-term disability options. We also offer a generous relocation package. For more information about MPLN, visit https://www.mplnet.com.
Please forward a resume to our Human Resources Department at the following address: hr@mplnet.com. Please mention your interest in the MDx/NGS position.