Research Assistant

Greater San Jose Area
Jan 29, 2021
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

BioSpace has been engaged to help our client, a global provider of Point of Care (POC) medical diagnostic systems and solutions, is seeking a highly motivated Research Assistant to join its product development and manufacturing in support of product pipelines. 

Job Description:

This position focuses on innovation and development of POC diagnostic tests. The ideal candidate will have a background and interest in microfluidic immunoassay and experience in general biochemistry methods. This position will assist in the development of new products, including transferring R&D successes to mass production. This position will also assist the ongoing manufacturing of existing products.

The preferred candidate will be highly goal-oriented and organized and be able to work in a fast-paced atmosphere of shifting demands and priorities.


  • Ability to assist in the design and execution of experiments 
  • Identify and communicate with vendors and suppliers
  • Prepare resources, equipment and materials for experiments
  • Perform analysis and interpretations of results
  • Maintain detailed experimental records 
  • Present data at technical meetings
  • Assist in troubleshooting of manufacturing processes
  • Transferring research results to manufacturing 


  • Master’s degree in biology, chemistry, or related fields with at least 2 years of laboratory-related work experience.
  • Ability to work independently, accurately and to problem-solve technical and methodological issues
  • Experience in manufacturing desired
  • Excellent writing, communication, presenting and organizational skills