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Development Scientist
Immunoassay Development
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San Bruno, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • PhD (or equivalent industry experience) in biochemistry, immunology, genetics, chemistry, or a related field with 1+ years of industry experience in protein-based assay development
  • Broad, expert-level knowledge of protein assays, including general protein biochemistry as well as specific optimizations for antibody-based methods (e.g. ELISAs, Western blots) and common analytical platforms
  • Experience with multiplexed immunoassay development methods (e.g, Luminex, MSD)
  • Experience supporting Pre-Analytical Validation studies, Reagent QC, and Analytical Validation studies
  • Proven track record of establishing new methods that go beyond kitted assays
  • Ability to design for automated platforms in plate-based, low-volume formats and/or microfluidics and experience working with automated liquid handlers
  • Hands-on proficiency in managing technology transfer requirements, including guard-banding, stability studies, and in-process quality control
  • Experience working in a regulated laboratory environment (CLIA, GLP/GCLP, IVD development)
  • Clear communications skills and ability to work with team members in the same and adjacent disciplines
  • Understanding of immunology, cancer biology, and/or the biology of human plasma
  • Experience mentoring and training research associates and junior scientists
  • Apply expert knowledge of protein biochemistry to develop quantitative, multiplex assays
  • Develop assays by converting manual prototypes into optimized, high-throughput validated assays
  • Analyze existing and development method data to identify workflow and protocol improvements
  • Lead from the bench by training and mentoring scientists while also performing your own experiments in order to facilitate rapid progress toward project goals
  • Collaborate with computational biologists and software engineers to build analysis pipelines and to integrate new molecular technologies into analytical workflows
  • Collaborate with clinical laboratory members to transition development protocols into production, including automation, validation experiments, and SOP development
Desired Qualifications
  • Immunoassay development experience for an in vitro diagnostic (IVD) device or a lab developed test (LDT)
  • Late stage product development experience for an in vitro diagnostic (IVD) device

201-500 employees

Blood test cancer detection biotech company
Company Overview
Freenome's mission is to empower everyone to prevent, detect, and treat disease by developing high-quality diagnostic tests. The developing next-generation blood tests powered by their multiomics platform to discover the body’s earliest warning signs of cancer, and develop accessible tests to detect cancer in its earliest, most treatable stages.
  • Competitive market-based salaries
  • Annual bonus opportunities
  • Relocation packages
  • Medical, dental, & vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Wellness programs
  • Equity
  • PTO
Company Core Values
  • Empathy
  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Strive for greatness
  • Servant leadership