186967 - Scientist II
Industry
ENG
Region
CA-Central California
City
Fremont
State
CA
Rate
$DOE
Duration
12 mos
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist II for an opening in Fremont, CA.

Niche Diagnostics within the Clinical Diagnostics Division of our client is seeking a highly motivated, innovative and experienced professional to join the Research and Development department at Fremont, California.

SUMMARY:
This is a hands-on bench scientist position. Responsible for research and development to support the creation of new in-vitro diagnostics (IVD) immunoassay products. The ideal candidate shall have excellent hands-on lab skills, strong documentation skills, demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret data to draw conclusions and make recommendations, and strong collaboration and teamwork skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Contribute to the development of new immunoassay products for drug of abuse testing. Screen antibodies for performance in new immunoassay products. May work with Senior scientist in the production of new antibodies. Contribute to the design of new immunoassay products, conducting experiments under the guidance of more senior scientists. Create test protocols and execute the benchtop testing in the lab against those protocols. Plan day-to-day tasks without direct guidance. Formulate and optimize reagents for clinical analyzer testing, maintaining meticulous records in your lab notebook. Review experimental results to confirm data accuracy, perform data analysis and make recommendations based on those results. Perform all work in compliance with FDA Design Control guidance, ISO standards, cGMP, and other applicable regulations in the performance of your responsibilities. Perform other responsibilities to support the needs of the department as assigned. Maintain a constant focus on safety in the lab and within the site. Demonstrate a strong continuous improvement focus and execution of improvement projects.

REQUIREMENTS:
A minimum of 2 years of IVD product development experience. Hands-on lab skills and experience is required with a strong desire to work in the lab. Experience working with biological materials is preferred. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required. Ability to work constructively on a team is required. Ability to use word processing, presentation and spreadsheet software is required. Good organization and time management skills are required. Strong preference will be given to those candidates having hands-on lab-based experience in IVD assay development of from concept through development to commercialization. Knowledge and hands-on experience immunoassay techniques and antibody-based technology is preferred. Knowledge of FDA/ISO design control and regulatory requirements related to IVD products is preferred.

EDUCATION:
Accredited Bachelor in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Immunology, Microbiology or other related life science discipline with a minimum of 2 years of IVD product development experience.
OR, M.S. or a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology/related discipline with a minimum of 1 year of experience.

WORK HOURS:
Full-Time

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Tyler Harrell
tharrell@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x307 or (800) 927-9318 x307

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.