Senior Scientist – Assay Development

San Diego, CA

Work Arrangement: In Office

Scientist – Assay Development

This is an employee-centric, culture-first Biotech 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:

  • Implement new assay technologies, assay transfer, assay execution and support general lab operations.
  • Develop new assays, transfer assays on to and execute production assays with a combination of manual support and lab automation
  • Generate and collect data supporting the reproducibility and quality control on our system, and assist in developing and implementing tools to increase platform reliability, assay robustness and operational efficiency

Who you are:

  • PhD or equivalent 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)

Why work here:

  • Unlimited PTO: Happy, well-rested employees make for better teammates!
  • Top-rated benefits package: includes full dental, vision and 401k matching.
  • Emphasis on health: this company offers gym memberships and other health-related incentives
  • 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!



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