Senior/Principal Scientist, Molecular Diagnostics

Carlsbad, CA, California

Work Arrangement: In Office

Senior/Principal Scientist – Molecular Assay Development
This is an employee-centric, culture-first medical device company that’s looking for someone who can bring something new and exciting to their team. Every day here is an opportunity to learn a new skill or master a new challenge. Interested? Your strong background in Molecular Biology combined with your industry experience will help you to excel in this close-knit environment. Apply now to join the team.

What you will do:

  • Designing, executing, and reporting out on experiments
  • Lead and mentor junior staff and serve as a technical lead on early research, tech feasibility and development of molecular diagnostic assays
  • Technically leading projects and teams on completing assay-related milestones

Who you are:

  • PhD or equivalent in a relevant field (Biology, Molecular Biology, etc) and 2+ years industry experience (or equivalent degree/experience)
  • Extensive experience at the bench with various nucleic acid extraction, hybridization, amplification, and detection methodologies
  • Ability to lead and mentor junior staff members

Why work here:

  • Unlimited PTO: Happy, well-rested employees make for better teammates!
  • Top-rated benefits package: includes full dental, vision and 401k matching.
  • Strong focus on personal and professional growth: this company believes in supporting you in all aspects of your life, and they offer specific programs to help you integrate these various elements.

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!


What does this position pay?
Compensation is determined by several factors which may include skillset, experience level, and geographic location.

The expected range for this role is $100,000 to $160,000 per year. Please note this range is an estimate and actual pay may vary based on qualifications and experience.

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