Job Title
Senior Molecular Research Scientist

Date Posted
9/27/2021

TimeZone
Eastern

Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise

§ Extensive experience with PCR and other nucleic acid-based technologies including strong knowledge for molecular clinical assay development.

§ Demonstrated expertise in the functional areas of molecular assay development, project management, team building and support for clinical lab compliance.

§ Ability to work in a fast paced growth environment without compromising quality.

§ Ability to write and edit critical technical documents.

§ Ability to innovate new techniques and methodologies utilizing research literatures, team collaboration, and testing new ideas etc.

Position Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure/Certifications)

§ MS in molecular biology, biochemistry, microbiology, genetics or related science with 3+ years of industry experience in Molecular Assay or Product Development.

§ PhD in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics or related science. Direct relevant industry experience in Molecular Assay or Product Development preferred

Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

· Interacts with physicians, employees and clients in a positive manner consistent with the mission and values of the company.

§ Contributes to the design, modification, and validation of existing and new Laboratory Developed Tests (LDTs) in compliance with CLIA and CAP guidelines.

§ Keeps laboratory notebooks up to date and with sufficient details that results can be reproduced

§ Effectively self-manage all assigned Molecular Assay Development and or Innovation projects/activities

§ Reviews data being generated from the clinical laboratory to identify potential issues and assay enhancements.

§ Reviews and assesses the scientific literature relating to new and existing molecular assays, and provide insight to the Vice President of R&D and/or CEO when new potential assays are recognized.

§ Other duties as assigned.