Sr. Analytical/Clinical Chemist/Engineer Labcyte
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Labcyte Inc., is a global biotechnology tools company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, that is revolutionizing liquid handling. The Echo liquid handling systems use sound to accurately and precisely transfer liquids using non-contact dispensing. Labcyte instruments are used worldwide by pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies as well as contract research organizations and academic institutions. Labcyte?s customers work across a wide spectrum of biology including drug discovery, genomics, proteomics, diagnostics & mass spectrometry.
Labcyte Inc. seeks a highly motivated candidate to join its R&D team to work in the area of cancer diagnostics to validate a high throughput biomarker verification system. This position will report to the Director of Chemistry R&D and involves the research and development for testing novel low volume dispensing instruments in the nanoliter regime that provides high speed, non-contact dispensing to explore diagnostic applications. The ideal candidate will perform a variety of tasks associated with scale-up of micro arraying cancer biomarkers utilizing acoustic liquid handling, analytical chemistry, surface modification and multiplexed detection of analytes using MALDI-MS. The work will involve a range of testing performed to create a high throughput biomarker verification system using acoustic droplet ejection (ADE) technology.
Qualified candidates must be able to work independently and as a member of multi-disciplined development teams, executing tasks on time and to specification. Development responsibilities may include understanding ADE technology in conjuction with design and testing of diagnostic consumables, design verification & testing of a high throughput biomarker verification system.
BS/MS/PhD in Chemical/Biomedical/Mechanical Engineering or Chemistry (Analytical preferred)/Physics/Applied Physics with 7+/5+/2+ years of industrial experience.
Hands on approach with superior problem solving skills
Analytical, methodical, and detail-oriented in planning, experimentation, and analysis
Ability to integrate, test, and troubleshoot fluidics, mechanical, and software subsystems
Proficient in computer skills
Ability to work effectively in a team environment
Knowledge of basic laboratory techniques and safety
Proficient in statistical analysis
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Desirable Skills and Attributes:
Experience with laboratory liquid handling and automation equipment
Experience with medical diagnostic platforms
Experience with life sciences & life science instrumentation
Experience with Matlab or similar engineering analysis tools
Experience with Visual Basic to write Macros and test routines
Experience using Statistics and/or DOE methods for process optimization
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