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Associate Scientist - Molecular PCR
Autonomous Medical Devices Incorporated Santa Ana, CA

Associate Scientist - Molecular PCR

Autonomous Medical Devices Incorporated
Santa Ana, CA
  • $60,000 to $77,000 Yearly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Autonomous Medical Devices Incorporated (AMDI), with its principal place of business in California, employs a world class team of engineers, scientists, clinicians, and manufacturing experts dedicated to the development and manufacture of point-of-care diagnostic devices using breakthrough microfluidics, protein engineering, and data/cloud connectivity. AMDI will launch its first products from its ISO:13485 certified 110,000 square foot facility in Santa Ana, CA.

 

Summary of Position

We are seeking a highly motivated Associate Scientist to join our team. The individual will be responsible for initiating, directing, and executing scientific development strategies to facilitate the design and development of novel, point-of-care molecular diagnostic products . They will make major contributions to accessing the feasibility of scientific principles and concepts to potential inventions and products.  They will interface with various departments to contribute to the development and completion of company goals and objectives in creative and effective ways.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be a collaborative part of a multidisciplinary group of scientists and engineers to drive the development of point-of-care diagnostic products from concept and design, through system and assay integration, verification and validation activities, and design transfer to manufacturing.
  • Rapidly prototype new ideas from the biomolecular research and development groups and integrate them onto a microfluidic platform for rapid iteration and development.
  • Oversee, plan, and execute experiments to study design feasibility, identify & characterize critical design parameters, and optimize microfluidic disc assay and device performance.
  • Work closely with engineering, software, quality, and manufacturing staff to ensure reliable integration, scale-up, and transition to production of new diagnostic tests on automated microfluidic platforms. 
  • Responsible for authoring various manufacturing and raw material specifications and QC documents required for transfer of products to manufacturing, and other documents and reports required during product development. 
  • Uses professional concepts and relationships to contribute to the development and completion of company goals and objectives in creative and effective ways.
  • Perform root cause analysis for complex technical issues and offer design modifications pertaining to assay and system performance.  
  • Record of experimental data in an electronic lab notebook following good laboratory notebook practices to ensure proper traceability.
  • Assist with other responsibilities and/or projects as the need arises.

Qualifications Required for Position

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in the field(s) of molecular biology, biochemistry, clinical chemistry, bioengineering, chemistry, or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years of industry experience in a molecular biology atmosphere involving RT-PCR assays.
  • Motivated team player with attention to detail and ability to prioritize work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong English written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective use of Excel, PowerPoint, Word and ELN preferred.
  • Must be willing to work with infectious agents in a BSL2 environment.

Desired skills and traits

  • Experience with nucleic acid sample preparation methods, rapid PCR technologies and various clinical matrices
  • Experienced in interpreting and analyzing large scale experimental data
  • Cooperative team player with a positive attitude and solid work ethic
  • Sets specific goals and objectives to complete tasks on-time in an organized manner
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with deadline-driven workflows
  • Enjoys taking on new challenges and finding creative ways to solve a problem

Work Environment

  • In-person position that requires working indoors in a BSL2 facility and testing laboratory environment.
  • Requires the use of personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to biohazardous waste and chemicals.
  • May possibly bend, stoop, lift, or carry as needed.

 

Autonomous Medical Device Incorporated offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package to eligible employees including:

Company provided lunch to all employees when working at one of AMDI’s on-site locations.

  • 401(k) match
  • Health insurance, 100% paid for by employer including: Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
  • Competitive vacation, sick days & paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Casual dress code
  • Employee discounts on activities such as theme parks, movie theaters, hotels, rental cars, etc.
  • Monthly company-wide social

 

Autonomous Medical Devices Incorporated (AMDI) will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. An Agency must obtain advance written approval from AMDI’s internal Human Resources team to submit resumes only in conjunction with approved valid fully executed contracts.

 

Our commitment to an inclusive workplace:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under federal, state, or local law.

Company Description
Autonomous Medical Devices Incorporated (AMDI), with its principal place of business in California, employs a world class team of engineers, scientists, clinicians, and manufacturing experts dedicated to the development and manufacture of point-of-care diagnostic devices using breakthrough microfluidics, protein engineering, and data/cloud connectivity. AMDI will launch its first products from its ISO:13485 certified 110,000 square foot facility in Santa Ana, CA.

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Autonomous Medical Devices Incorporated

Santa Ana, CA
USA

Industry

Science

Posted date

26 days ago

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