Assay Development Engineer

Organization
Scanogen Inc.
Job Location
Baltimore, MD 21244
Benefits

Health insurance and 401k 

Job Description

Job Summary: The main focus is to optimize and automate biomolecule detection assays 

Job Duties: 

• Optimize operations such as cell lysis and DNA hybridization
• Optimize PCR-free nucleic acid detection protocols
• Design disposable cartridges that include all the steps of sample preparation and detection 
• Test disposable cartridge prototypes

Requirements

• Engineering degree with Ph.D., Masters, or significant industry experience
• Demonstrated capacity  to optimize  detection assays
• Experience developing molecular diagnostic or immuno assays
• Ability to write computer codes 
• Ability to interact with colleagues in a team environment 

Additional Experience:

• Experience in surface functionalization is a plus
• Expertience using MATLAB image processing toolbox is a plus
• Experience in infectious disease diagnosis is a plus


How to Apply

To apply for this position, please send an email with the subject line "Assay Development Engineer" and include your CV and a cover letter to: careers@scanogen.com

About Our Organization

Scanogen is a biotechnology and medical device start-up company founded in 2011. The company has developed  Single Molecule Scanning, a proprietary technology for rapid and ultra-sensitive detection of biomolecules. Scanogen is using this technology to develop point of care tests that will improve health care by providing easy and inexpensive access to the genetic information present in patient samples. The company has received eight NIH grants to develop its diagnostic assays. Scanogen is focused on three areas: Point-of-care detection of infectious diseases, blood infection detection and early cancer detection.

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