San Francisco Greater Bay Area, East Bay
Feb 01, 2019
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for California's Scientific community. We are currently looking for a Scientist to work for a leading Bay Area biotechnology company.




Support research and development studies.


  • Plan and execute experiments, either independently or as a team member
  • Some of the work may support product claims and regulatory submissions
  • Work with various pathogenic bacteria using appropriate precautions
  • Prepare and manipulate various blood products, including plasma, platelets and red blood cells
  • Initiate, grow and maintain various bacteria
  • Develop and optimize bacterial stock growth
  • Develop, optimize and qualify or validate bacterial assays
  • Perform and appropriately document GLP and notebook studies
  • Make detailed observations, analyze data and interpret results
  • Prepare technical reports, summaries, protocols and quantitative analyses
  • Analyze data and results for research experiments as well as GLP studies
  • Prepare final reports, study plans, etc., necessary for multiple projects
  • Prepare and deliver presentations of experimental results in internal or public forums
  • Perform as subject matter expert in general bacteriology
  • Contribute to/author regulatory submissions and scientific journal articles
  • Manage bacteriology laboratory including direct supervision of a small staff
  • Design, initiate and manage off-site studies
  • Perform other related duties as required


  • PhD in a bacteriology-related discipline preferred with at least 2 years relevant post doc experience; or MS/MA in a microbiology-related discipline with a minimum of 8 years relevant experience; BA/BS required with a minimum of 15 years relevant experience
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate, carry out and complete research and/or development projects
  • Experience in developing new methodology and techniques
  • Experience working with pathogenic organisms
  • Demonstrated experience with bacterial assays for viability determination and enumeration, experience with a wide range of bacteria
  • Experience with PCR and other amplification techniques
  • Experience with cell, or molecular biology
  • Experience developing immunoassays, ELISpot and/or ELISA
  • Experience with cell culture, including stock preparation and repository maintenance
  • Exposure to identification of bacterial morphology
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy