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R&D Scientist

Full time, permanent position

Reporting to the R&D Manager

Main Duties:     

  • Execute Research and Development activities through all phases of product development
  • Perform clinical sample extraction, and qPCR assay optimization experiments in molecular biology laboratories (including a BSL2 lab), including operation of liquid handling systems, on a regular basis
  • Develop testing protocols, prepare project reports, present study designs and results in PowerPoint to the project team.
  • Interact cross functionally
  • Transfer new qPCR product and process to Manufacturing
  • Follow regulatory compliance in line with ISO 13485.
  • Adapt to fast-paced environment and project priority shift effectively and efficiently

Essential Criteria:       

  • MSc in Molecular/Microbiology or Equivalent
  • A general understanding of microbiology
  • Knowledge of basic data analysis and interpretation (proficient in Microsoft Office)
  • Must be tolerant to change, ready to take on new challenges and open to learning new skills

Desirable Criteria:     

  • Strong skills in molecular biology (including DNA, RNA, PCR, qPCR, quantification methods)
  • Experience with methods for extraction of DNA/RNA from microbes & viruses (manual & automated sample prep methods).
  • Regulatory Experience in IVD product development.


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