Research Scientist

QuanDx Inc.
Job Location
San Jose, CA 95131
$60-100k depend on the experience

Base salary with good performance bonus, plus company stock option

Job Description

Full time Research Scientist


  • Seeking a PhD degree in Genetics or related background with genome research experience to develop and validate nucleic acid based assays for life research and molecular diagnostic platforms.
  • Design, validate, and optimize gene expression assays, qRT-PCR assays, or similar assays for molecular diagnostic platforms. 


  • Education: PhD in Genetics, or Molecular and Cellular Biology or related field. Fresh graduates are encouraged to apply
  • Proven skills in gene searching, experimental design and data analysis as well as critical review of primary literature
  • Prior experience in assay development is a plus
  • Excellent computer skills, including working knowledge of common biological software and databases
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to thrive and flourish in a fast-paced growing start-up environment

Locations: San Jose, CA

About Our Organization

QuanDx is an innovation leader in molecular diagnostics. Specializing in the development and commercialization of novel diagnostic tools, QuanDx’s products deliver personalized medicine to clinical and research laboratories worldwide.

QuanDx’s patented Ying Yang Probe technology combines cutting-edge technology with ease of use to provide the best available diagnostic and prognostic information for hematological and solid tumor cancers, as well as a number of infectious diseases.

In addition to its proprietary diagnostics line, QuanDx offers state of the art instruments for PCR applications and nucleic acid extraction.

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