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6 May 2021

Full-Time Research Scientist

MyNiceJob – Posted by Phillip Raskin  California

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for a bioanalytical scientist to join our staff at our San Jose facility and work on novel projects involving drug-device combinations for treating chronic diseases with the potential to dramatically change patient outcomes. Position, salary, and benefits are commensurate with experience. All full-time salaried employees are offered an attractive compensation package which includes medical insurance benefits, relocation, 401K, and paid vacation. In addition, all full-time salaried employees receive option grants.

The ideal candidate is expected to play a pivotal role in our R & D team. The candidate must have a background in medical device or pharmaceutical testing and regulatory development. Experience in preclinical and clinical research is a must. The candidate must have a background in biochemistry and/or pharmaceutical sciences with experience in biochemical analysis of proteins and peptides with spectrophotometric, fluorescence, immunoassays, HPLC, and LC-MS/MS techniques. Hands on experience with HPLC and immunoassays are a must. Hands on experience with LC-MS/MS is an advantage.


  • Plan, develop, and execute method development for the analysis of biologics using HPLC chromatography techniques
  • Perform bioanalytical assays for the quantification of analytes in in vitro, preclinical, and clinical samples
  • Analyze, manage, and present resulting data from bioanalytical assays to multidisciplinary teams
  • Independently carry out technical aspects of assigned projects including but not limited to biologic formulation, drug product process development, and characterization
  • Executes experiments based on established protocols and implements improvements with limited supervision by identifying and interpreting problems in the experimental processes or data
  • Participate in the development of in vitro/in vivo models by performing a variety of microplate assays independently with minimal supervision
  • Configure, program, and troubleshoot laboratory automated platforms
  • Optimize existing automated processes to improve efficiency, throughput, robustness, and quality
  • Understand the principles, concepts, and methodology governing the work performed
  • Fully understands the rationale and hypotheses for experimental designs
  • Demonstrates solid technical skills and working familiarity with laboratory procedures and processes
  • Reads and understands scientific literature directly related to his/her experiments, as assigned
  • Performs literature searches independently and begins to interpret results
  • Begins to acquire an understanding of the scientific implications of scientific literature for his/her projects/functions
  • Performs routine data management tasks including recording results effectively in a laboratory notebook or computer independently (i.e., tabulating and graphing results)
  • Support regulatory efforts through understanding of relevant standards and interpretation of FDA Guidance documents.
  • Actively participate in company-wide research meetings, including making detailed scientific presentations.
  • Work cooperatively with scientists, personnel in other departments.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Participates effectively as a member of a team within his/her laboratory/project
  • Proactively seeks assistance, when necessary, from other scientists to solve problems with procedural protocols
  • Promotes exchange of ideas and information


  • Maintains cleanliness in his/her own work area and in communal work areas
  • Responsibly ensures adequate maintenance of laboratory supplies and equipment


  • Responsible for his/her own safety in the laboratory, and alertness for the safety of co-workers and visitors
  • Learns safety requirements for his/her laboratory. Attends safety training, as appropriately needed

Job Categories: Miscellaneous/Other Occupations (Not Elsewhere Classified). Job Types: Full-Time.


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