Application Scientist/Technical Writer

Organization
Biochain Institute, Inc.
Job Location
39600 Eureka Dr.
Newark, CA 94560
Salary
based on experience
Benefits

medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401k

Job Description

Application Scientist/Technical Writer:

BioChain seeks a biologist or molecular biologist who wishes to contribute their technical writing abilities to our marketing efforts, while also acting as a back-up technical service scientist.

Responsibilities:

Write clear, simple content that communicates the technical and economic advantages of our products.
Provide scientific content for social media marketing purposes.
Proofread protocols written by the scientific team, and ensure that manuals are simple and foolproof.
Create technically accurate and compelling content for the BioChain webpage.

Write whitepapers and applications notes.
Collaborate with Marketing to review and update marketing collateral, from flyers to ad copy.
Occasionally work in the lab to produce data for whitepapers and marketing collateral.
Provide backup technical support as needed. 

* This is a good position for a scientist who wishes to move into the business and marketing side of biotech.

Requirements

Must haves:

Be able to communicate complex concepts through clear, compelling writing.

Masters Degree in molecular biology or related field (biology, biochemistry etc).  Ph.D is a plus.

Solid laboratory skills.

Ability to juggle multiple projects on tight timelines.

Aptitude for quickly understanding a wide array of biological concepts and procedures.

Must be outgoing and customer service-oriented.

Able to diplomatically troubleshoot technical problems.


Education and work experience:

M.S in a relevant biology discipline, and 2 years experience

Ph.D. with some experience in writing (book chapters, publications, posters etc).

About Our Organization

About BioChain

Founded in 1994, BioChain is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area.

BioChain is the world leader in high quality processed bio-sample products and analysis services used in advancing translational medicine, companion diagnostics, and clinical product research and development. BioChain’s products are available for DNA and RNA sequencing, PCR and RT-PCR, gene expression analysis, DNA and RNA purification, protein extraction and purification, and protein expression analysis. BioChain’s One-Stop Services for Next Generation Sequencing, from clinical sample collection, sample preparation, sequencing to bioinformatics analysis, will revolutionize the industry.

In addition to our world-class bio-specimen and sample preparation line of business, BioChain is moving into the clinical applications that offer clinical genomics diagnostics products and clinical trial services in cancer and reproductive health. BioChain is committed to achieving the Highest Quality products and services at highly competitive prices through our Continuous Process Improvement Initiatives. BioChain established a comprehensive quality assurance program to meet our customers’ satisfactions as well as maintaining both ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485 certifications for our in house production facilities.

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