QuantuMDx is committed to recruiting an outstanding Senior Scientist during a critical period of the Company’s growth and evolution. The Senior Scientist will report directly to the Laboratory Manager and will work within an interdisciplinary team developing molecular diagnostic assays for infectious diseases and genetic tests.
A key success factor for this position is the ability to work in a fast paced, cross functional group environment, with a willingness to be hands-on across a wide area of responsibilities.
This ideal candidate is someone with diverse experience and great capacity and desire for taking on new responsibilities and challenges as the company grows.
This position is responsible for developing clinical & scientific research for in-vitro diagnostic (IVD) products in the area of nucleic acid testing. The initial focus of the work will be to develop multiplex PCR assays for a variety of diseases and translating these assays from the bench to QuantuMDx’s hand -held platform.
•The candidate hired for this role will work within a team of scientists developing molecular diagnostics assays for a range of diseases and translating these assays to QuantuMDx’s portable molecular diagnostic device.
•The candidate will also be required to not only work within the assay development team based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, but also work as part of a wider research group globally, with QuantuMDx’s other labs and partners labs.
•To interact with, and ensure excellent communication with, the other QuantuMDx R&D groups primarily sample preparation and biosensing teams.
•To generate data based hypotheses, design day-to-day experiments, generate longer-term worplans and be pro-active in providing solutions to problems as they arise
•Adhere to all of QuantuMDx’s Quality Assurance (QA) Systems.
•Working with senior management, ensure the Company’s research is fully compliant with Quality System Regulations (QSRs) that meet FDA, IVDD, and ISO expectations.
•Write and review grant application, patents and peer reviewed journal articles when required.