Immunoassay Scientist at San Francisco Startup

San Francisco, CA
Up to $110,000 per year plus benefits
Oct 03, 2020
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

Scientist/Senior Scientist immunoassay development

Multerra Bio, Inc., a privately funded company located in San Francisco, is seeking a candidate to contribute substantially to the development of our novel multiplex protein detection platform which is founded on CMOS sensor technology. A successful applicant will be experienced in multiplex immunoassay research and development with excellent hands on knowledge of methods currently employed in the field. Experience with ELISA, multiplex Luminex platform protein detection and protein quantitation is required.


  • Lead experiment design and data analysis to support the company goal for developing a multiplex protein detection assay on a CMOS sensor chip
  • Develop, optimize and validate ELISA assays
  • Determine assay sensitivity and cross-reactivity in buffer and biological matrices
  • Develop clear protocols and maintain good records
  • Design experiments aimed at porting the ELISA results to the CMOS sensor chip
  • Interface with engineering and fluidics personnel to optimize workflow and assay performance


  • MS in Immunology, Biochemistry or related field with at least 3 years of relevant industry experience
  • Extensive experience developing and validating ELISA assay
  • Hands on experience with multiplex protein detection assays on a Luminex platform
  • Familiarity with other multiplex protein detection technologies
  • Strong work ethic and self-motivation and the ability to function in a small, diverse team
  • Ability to learn from and execute existing SOPs
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Startup experience would be a plus