Research Associate

Applied BioCode Inc.
Job Location
10020 Pioneer Blvd. Suite 102
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
Depends on Experience

Applied BioCode, Inc.'s employees enjoy the following benefits:

  • Incentive Stock Options or Restricted Purchase Agreement
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company contribution
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible work hours
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Saving Accounts

Detailed benefits will be provided upon the commencement of employment. Please note that benefits are subject to change.

Job Description

Development and validation of PCR-based multiplex assays for FDA submission and clearance.


  • Molecular Biology: real-time PCR, multiplex endpoint PCR, probe-based hybridization and detection
  • Microbiology: bacteria cultures, handling BSL-II agents and clinical specimens for nucleic acid extraction
  • Design, perform and evaluate experiments as instructed
  • Determine and apply basic statistical techniques for data analysis
  • Must maintain a laboratory note book according to GDP and be able to analyze assay results
  • Prepare and order reagents and lab supplies
  • May be required to perform other related duties as required and/or assigned

Works in a laboratory environment. Is required to lift up to 20 lbs. May be required to sit or stand for long periods of time while performing duties. Ability to work safely with hazardous chemicals and infectious agents. Willingness to work overtime and flexible schedule as needed is a plus.



  • BS Degree in biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, or related fields with 1-2 years of experience


  • Strong background in molecular biology, biochemistry, and/or microbiology techniques
  • Must have hands on experience in setting up PCR-based assay
  • Ability to execute complex experiments with attention to details
  • Experience with IVD assay development and Design Control process is a plus
  • Ability to prioritize and execute various tasks
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency, strong work ethics and a "can do" attitude
  • Is curious, inquisitive, innovative, and strives to improve the status quo
  • Willingness to take on challenges and changes as opportunities
  • Collaborates with others in a team-oriented environment
  • Follows Quality System requirements, safety rules and applicable regulations
  • Embraces and leverages diversity of culture and thought
How to Apply

Research Associate candidates please email resumes to:

About Our Organization

Applied BioCode is a privately held biotechnology company with headquarters in Santa Fe Springs, California.  Applied BioCode manufactures and markets Barcoded Magnetic Beads (BMB) and detection systems for the development of highly multiplexed nucleic acids or protein detection assays which are applicable to the clinical diagnostic, life science research, and agricultural testing markets.

Currently, we are in the process of developing multiplexed infectious disease detection assays and a user friendly, high throughput system based on our proprietary BMB technology for the Molecular Diagnostics market. Our platform and multiplex assays will provide cost effective, rapid and wide-ranging detection of pathogens that can cause serious and life threatening infections within hospitals and their surrounding communities.

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