Posted to MedZilla on 7/25/2017


United States, Sr Scientist SC_HC_12650-MZ


ProClinical has an appealing opportunity for a Senior Scientist to join an exciting Digital Health Company. The R&D Sr. Scientist will be responsible for developing new assays using molecular techniques with a focus on oncology based applications. The successful candidate will be a member of the oncology assay development team and support new product research and development by conducting experiments and documenting results for all phases of new product development including feasibility testing, optimization, validation, and implementation. This is a permanent role, based in San Diego, CA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leads oncology focused assay development efforts
  • Designs and executes experiments, analyzes data, evaluates results and forms conclusions that may direct follow-up experiments
  • Accurately and consistently records experimental details
  • Troubleshoots and resolves problems with assays/testing methodologies
  • Assumes responsibility for the accuracy, quality, and timeliness of deliverables
  • Participates in technical transfer efforts to support Operations
  • Prepares documentation to support validation efforts
  • Works effectively across multi-functional departments
  • Engages with the PMO to successfully meet timelines
  • Provides support to the Quality Management System
  • Provides regular updates to leadership team

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Molecular Biology or related field
  • Experience with molecular based assay development, next-generation sequencing and cancer diagnostics
  • Detail oriented with the ability to develop and execute complex protocols
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal skills
  • Self-driven

To Apply:

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