Staff Scientist (Biochemist)

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (40 hours per week)

Minimum requirements: Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Structural Biology, or related technical field plus 3 years of experience in Biochemistry or Chemistry.

Salary: $70,000/year. 

Interview/Jobsite: nRichDX, 15339 Barranca Parkway Irvine, CA 92618 

 

Job Description 

The Staff Scientist (Biochemist) is responsible for leading the development of the company’s sample prep applications, reporting directly to the Chief Technology Officer, and overseeing all technical activities from product development to manufacturing. Specific duties include: 

* Design and develop paramagnetic microparticle surface chemistries for binding of DNA and RNA at high efficiency. 

* Design and develop paramagnetic microparticle surface chemistry for attaching ligands such as antibodies, peptides, proteins, carbohydrates, and small molecules (haptens). 

* Design and develop sample treatment chemistries for whole blood, plasma, urine, sputum, saliva, and cerebral spinal fluid for the isolation and characterization of tumor cells. 

* Design and develop sample treatment chemistries for whole blood, plasma, urine, sputum, saliva, cerebral spinal fluid, and ascites fluid for the purification and characterization of RNA and DNA. 

* Design and develop sample treatment chemistries for whole blood, plasma, urine, sputum, saliva, cerebral spinal fluid, and ascites fluid for the purification and characterization of microRNAs. 

* Design and develop sample treatment chemistries for whole blood, plasma, urine, sputum, saliva, and cerebral spinal fluid for the isolation and characterization of bacteria, viruses, and fungi. 

* Design and develop sample treatment chemistries for whole blood, plasma, urine, sputum, saliva, and cerebral spinal fluid for the isolation and characterization of rare proteins and other disease biomarkers. 

* Design qPCR assays for target oncogenes including oligonucleotide primers and fluorescent-tag oligonucleotide probes using in silico design based on human genome sequence databases. 

* Design analytical measurement processes for quality control of buffers, proteins, antibodies, peptides, oligonucleotides, DNA, and RNA. Methods must conform to national and internal standards (e.g., CAP, NIST, WHO, CLIA, etc.). 

All applicants must be advised that this Job Posting is being posted in connection with the filing of a permanent alien labor certification application for this job opportunity and that any person may provide documentary evidence bearing on the application to the National Certifying Officer, U.S. Department of Labor: 

U.S. Department of Labor 

Atlanta National Processing Center, Harris Tower 233 Peachtree Street, Suite 410 Atlanta, Georgia 30303

 

Applications/CV's may be submitted to info@nrichdx.com