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Staff Scientist

Company: Baebies Inc.
Location: Durham
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Baebies is a medical device company that develops and commercializes newborn screening and near-patient testing products for children and adults to enable early disease detection and comprehensive diagnosis. Guided by the vision that everyone deserves a healthy start," our mission is to save lives and make lives better for all by bringing new technologies, new tests, and new hope to children, parents, adult patients, and healthcare professionals worldwide. Job purposeThe Staff Scientist will participate in product development projects to add new molecular diagnostic assays to the growing portfolio of test solutions offered on the Baebies FINDER platform. The Staff Scientist will supervise and assist junior scientists in the planning and execution of studies focused on the development and optimization of new molecular diagnostic assays. Duties and responsibilitiesDevelop new molecular diagnostic assays (PCR/RT-PCR) on the proprietary digital microfluidic platformOptimize assay design and reagent formulations using DOE tools and rigorous analytical studies to achieve desired levels of performance across various analytical metrics Derive solutions for technical challenges imposed by system constraints and provide data driven direction and guidance to junior scientists Plan and execute design verification and validation studies as part of the product development process Establish product specifications and critical design characteristics Collaborate closely with operations and product support teams on design transfer activities for new products Design and execute complex experiments, collect and analyze data, and summarize reports to meet project, department and company objectivesRequirements:QualificationsBachelor's degree in related field (e.g., Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Chemistry, Biology and Genetics) with 8+ years of relevant industrial experience, OR Master's degree in related field with 6+ years of related work experience, OR Doctoral degree in related field with 4+ years of related work experience Must have experience designing and developing molecular diagnostic assays Prior experience in in vitro diagnostic product development in an FDA-QSR and ISO13485 compliant organizationProven ability to work independently and in cross-functional teams Experience using data analysis tools like MATLAB, R, Python, etc. is preferredWorking conditionsAbility to work in a biosafety level 2 lab environmentPhysical requirementsLong periods of sitting, computer work, laboratory bench workDirect reportsScientist I, II, III Compensation & BenefitsBaebies offers a dynamic and welcoming work environment surrounded by intelligent, driven, and creative people. Guided by the vision that everyone deserves a healthy start, our team is devoted to our customers and to advancing technology in early disease detection and comprehensive diagnosis. At Baebies, we look for people who are innovative, dedicated to our mission, and constantly striving to improve the status quo. In addition to competitive, market-driven compensation, Baebies provides a comprehensive employee benefits package including:-- 100% employee premiums for Medical & Vision coverage-- 100% employee and family premiums for Dental coverage-- 401K Matching-- Stock Options-- 4 Weeks PTO-- 14 Paid Holidays per year-- Paid Employee Life Insurance-- Onsite free gym membership & classesDiscount Pet & Legal InsuranceFertility & Family Support -- . . . Much more! Baebies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. NO RECRUITERS OR AGENCIES, PLEASE.PI202102761

Keywords: Baebies Inc., Durham , Staff Scientist, Other , Durham, North Carolina

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