Research Scientist - San Diego, CA | Biospace
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Research Scientist

Apex Life Sciences

San Diego, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Masters Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Assay, Assay Development, Elisa, Immunology,

Job Description

Our Client, a worldwide leader in immunoassay development and manufacturing is seeking a Research Scientist to join their growing team.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for executing and managing immunoassay Research and Development projects based on ELISA and Magnetic Bead technologies. The person will be responsible for performance, innovation, quality, timeliness and cost effectiveness of projects assigned and will report to a senior scientist and/or project manager.

Job Duties:

- Development of immunoassays with emphasis towards disease association and ease of use with timely conclusions.
- Follow company’s design control guidelines and meet adequate regulatory compliance (FDA, CLIA and ISO) requirements.
- Work in collaboration with other research scientists.
- Inventory control.
- Preparation of standard operating procedures (SOP) and other protocols.
- Work with manufacturing in the transfer of technology for production.
- Analysis of scientific literature and current developments in the global IVD field
- Perform contract research responsibilities and troubleshooting/quality monitoring for other departments
- Make internal solutions for the preparation of R&D component materials.
- Cleaning and maintenance of R&D equipment.
- Accurate assessment of inventory levels, and notification of supervisor when material needs to be ordered.
- Bring any unusual events to the supervisor’s attention.
- Suggest process improvements.
- Perform other duties as assigned by management



- Experience in ELISA, Magnetic Bead and/or solid phase immunoassay development required. In depth knowledge and detailed understanding of immunoassay technology preferred.
- Ability to analyze and interpret data/results.
-  Experience in handling multiple priorities, and the ability to work independently.
- Scientific knowledge of immunology and associations with human disease preferred.
- Proficiency with standard office and laboratory analysis software, such as Microsoft Excel and Word.
- Familiarity with GMP/GLP guidelines is helpful.
- Ability to stand for 8 hour period of time


- B.S. in Medical Technology or Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Immunology, or related discipline (Technician).
- Special consideration will be given to candidates with MS or previous experience in IVD / Immunoassay development