Scientist – Assay Development

San Diego, CA

Seeking Assay Development Scientist WITH strong automation / HTS – San Diego / Torrey Pines, CA

You have:

  • Bachelor's or PhD in a relevant field (Biology, Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering)
  • 5+ years of hands-on experimental experience in industry (molecular biology, drug discovery or synthetic biology)
  • Strong assay development skills (biochemical, cell based) across a range of target families
  • 2+ years of experience programming and operating lab automation (Hamilton, Tecan, Formulatrix, Biotek, Labcyte, Thermo)
  • Successful track record working independently in a fast-paced and autonomous environment
  • Familiarity with quality systems and performing validation studies
  • Strong organization abilities with great attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to translate a high-level goal into action with minimal further guidance
  • Interest in gaining additional lab automation and software experience


You also might have:

  • Basic understanding of python, unix and/or mysql
  • Some previous engineering experience
  • Experience in a customer facing role
  • Experience with lab regulations and compliance in California
  • Project management experience

We offer:

  • Challenging environment that will push you to grow and improve professionally, every day
  • Opportunities to learn new technologies and fields, along with contributing to changing the future of science and research
  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity
  • Flexible and generous vacation policy
  • 100% covered health, dental, and vision insurance for you and subsidized coverage for your family
  • Free membership to a gym of your choice
  • Delivered lunch and unlimited snacks
Note: We actively support and promote people of various backgrounds, from race, religion, gender to geographical area, university, lifestyle, and personality type. Proven Recruiting is minority-owned, majority women, and is a strong advocate for diversity and inclusion in the broader community. Apply today!


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