Research Scientist

Location: Carlsbad, California, USA
Salary: competitive
Sectors: R&D
Job Type: Permanent

Research Scientist (Diagnostic Products)

Carlsbad, CA

Status: Exempt

Type: Full-Time

Reports to: Program Manager

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for general laboratory support functions such as buffer preparation, reagent formulation, operation of appropriate laboratory equipment, record keeping and general laboratory maintenance.
  • Work in a small group performing research and development of products from feasibility through clinical trials and transfer to manufacturing.
  • Collaborate with internal and external chemistry, engineering and manufacturing groups to research and develop markers, reagents, formulations and processes.
  • Assists in the design and performance of experiments related to assigned projects.
  • Works in collaboration with other team members to conduct robust and efficient experiments to solve difficult technical problems.

Required Education and Experience

  • BS in chemistry, biochemistry, biology or related field.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of related laboratory work experience.
  • Experience in lateral flow assay development.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Basic algebraic, statistical and mathematical skills.
  • General computer knowledge.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Bio-related laboratory skills, such as buffer preparation, pipetting, immunoassay, aseptic technique.
  • Immuno-chromatographic assay development.
  • Possess problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of QSR's and ISO 9001.
  • Knowledge of experimental design & interpretation.

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