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Senior Molecular Research Scientist (Ref#031)

  • Alpharetta, GA
  • Full-time
  • Published: 2021-11-15 02:04:03Z


The Senior Molecular Research Scientist will have overall responsibility for all aspects of assay development projects, innovations, and programs.



  • Interacts with physicians, employees and clients in a positive manner consistent with the mission and values of the company.
  • Contributes to the design, modification, and validation of existing and new Laboratory.
  • Developed Tests (LDTs) in compliance with CLIA and CAP guidelines.
  • Keeps laboratory notebooks up to date and with sufficient details that results can be reproduced.
  • Effectively self-manage all assigned Molecular Assay Development and or Innovation projects/activities.
  • Reviews data being generated from the clinical laboratory to identify potential issues and assay enhancements.
  • Reviews and assesses the scientific literature relating to new and existing molecular assays, and provides insight to the Vice President of R&D and/or CEO when new potential assays are recognized.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Education & Experience

  • MS in molecular biology, biochemistry, microbiology, genetics or related science with 3+ years of industry experience in Molecular Assay or Product Development.
  • PhD in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics or related science. Direct relevant industry experience in Molecular Assay or Product Development preferred.

Knowledge & Critical Skills/Expertise

  • Extensive experience with PCR and other nucleic acid-based technologies including strong knowledge for molecular clinical assay development.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the functional areas of molecular assay development, project management, team building and support for clinical lab compliance.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced growth environment without compromising quality.
  • Ability to write and edit critical technical documents.
  • Ability to innovate new techniques and methodologies utilizing research literatures, team collaboration, and testing new ideas etc.



  • Salary: $100,000

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