Scientist I/II - Hologic - Diagnostic Division - San Diego

Job Location
San Diego, 92024
Job Description

Hologic is seeking a Scientist I/II responsible for initiating, directing and executing scientific research and/or development strategies.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Designs and executes moderately complex experiments to complete a segment of the overall project and incorporates findings into design of future experiments.
  • Integrates own data with those of others within and outside of the project team.
  • Writes and reviews product documentation.
  • Presents data to external groups.
  • Writes study protocols and reports covering several lines of experimentation.
  • Writes reports covering data and non-data project topics.
  • Operate complex lab equipment and perform routine maintenance/repair.
  • Assists in the establishment of procedures and research methodologies.
  • Provide recommendations and observations to scientific staff.
  • Initiates literature review and searches.
  • Trains others on project assay and serves as a resource for solving product issues.
  • May oversee junior level Research Associates.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required:

  • Advanced knowledge of laboratory procedures, established techniques, instruments and equipment.
  • Ability to perform an amplified test.
  • Understanding of Universal Precautions and Basic Lab safety
  • Understanding of QSR and GLP
  • Understanding/execution of basic statistical calculations
  • Ability to write study protocols and reports
  • Oligo design
  • Statistical design of Experiments (DOE)
  • Understanding of core GP technology – TMA, HPA, target capture

Education & Experience:

  • BA or BS degree


  • 4-6 years of related experience.


Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter.  All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.


Hologic, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer & VEVRAA Federal Contractor


How to Apply
About Our Organization

Hologic, Inc. is a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium molecular diagnostic products and services that are used to diagnose human diseases, screen donated human blood and to aid in biomedical research. Hologic is also a leader in the development, manufacturing and sales of medical imaging systems and biopsy devices as well as surgical and treatment products, with an emphasis on serving the healthcare needs of women. Our business is dedicated to impacting the lives of people across the globe through the early detection of disease, improved diagnosis and less invasive treatments.


There has never been a more exciting time to join us. Bright people, working together to pioneer advances in human health care, have created Hologic's success. Our company believes that people are our greatest asset and only by recruiting, hiring, developing and retaining the most talented employees can we continue to be successful.  Our work atmosphere is stimulating, innovative and customer focused. We provide employees with state-of-the art tools and technology, a collaborative and passionate work environment and the ability to make a dramatic difference in the world of healthcare.


We are rapidly growing and yet we have never been more focused – on our people, on our growth, on our future.

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