Research Associate (qPCR Assay Development)

Clear Gene, Inc.
Job Location
San Francisco, CA 94107
Job Description

Are you tired of working hard on projects that ultimately don't make an impact? We invite you to join our team of careful scientists as we address some of the most fundamental problems in medicine. Clear Gene, Inc. is developing a new class of cancer diagnostics. We're recruiting a careful, analytically-minded research associate to validate and troubleshoot our qPCR test. Our ideal candidate has experience validating nucleic acid tests in regulated environments.

This is a full-time position at [email protected] in Mission Bay, San Francisco. It's an opportunity to join an exciting, early-stage company and advance your career as the company grows.


Our ideal team member will:
* Wield a pipette like a pro;
* Pride themselves on their beautiful, reproducible qPCR amplification curves;
* Use R to analyze experimental results and generate reproducible reports;
* Understand the diagnostic regulatory environment;
* Solve problems and troubleshoot independently; and
* Share our passion for reproducibility, quality control, and version control.

* M.S. in a relevant field;
* 2 years of hands-on experience with qPCR, preferably assay development and validation;
* Basic proficiency with R.

How to Apply

We would love to hear from you if you think you would be a good fit, but we also think the most objective reviews are anonymous. That's why we ask you to upload your resume through our application page. It lets our HR team anonymize applications, something we can't do with direct connections. This feels a little impersonal, but it's our attempt to level the playing field.

If you would like to submit your resume and publication lists (optional), Click here to Apply, or copy and paste:

About Our Organization

Clear Gene is on a mission to leave no tumor behind!

We are forming our core team. Are you an outstanding scientist who wants to use your scientific superpowers to save lives?

We would love to hear from you if you you have a background in:
* Molecular diagnostic assay development;
* Biomarker bioinformatics;
* Oncology biomarker validation;
* FDA regulation of diagnostic devices.

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