Careers ResearchDx

Careers at ResearchDx

At ResearchDx, we serve to make a difference in the health and lives of patients.

In the advancing field of genomics and personalized medicine, precise diagnostic testing for targeted therapies will determine the likelihood of successful outcomes for patients and their families. As a unique and only Contract Diagnostics Organization, we are committed to helping biopharmaceutical and diagnostic companies develop FDA-approved companion diagnostics in synergy with novel, new drug development.

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Join Us. Be an integral part of changing the future for how medicine is practiced.

We are committed to supporting an environment that builds individual capabilities, encourages creativity and innovative thought, allowing you to be an effective team player every day. Unlimited opportunities to learn and expand your professional and genomics skills and expertise are part of our culture. We have a growing need for skilled, passionate and dedicated people who share our passion for making a difference in human lives through the development of novel IVD diagnostics.

If a career position that matches your interest is not currently posted, don’t let that stop you! Tell us about you, your expertise and the career move you area seeking. In addition to competitive salary compensation, we provide a comprehensive employee benefits package to attract and retain great people.

If you are one of these people who is interested in making a difference, send your resume to careers@researchdx.com.


People we are looking for:

 

Clinical Laboratory Scientist I,II,III

Job Description:

The CLS is responsible for performing routine to specialized molecular technologies, flow testing, quality control and daily operation. The CLS works closely with supervisors and the laboratory director to ensure good quality and proper Turn Around Time (TAT) for the test results.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine to specialized testing in accordance with current SOP’s.
  • Participate in validation procedures for equipment, reagents and procedures.
  • Monitor TAT and workflow.
  • Ensure that all performance verification requirements for quality control and quality assurance for instruments, reagents, materials and test procedures are in place on a daily basis before any results can be reported.
  • Work with the Supervisor or any designee, in improving current techniques or the establishment of new ones.
  • Works with internal or external pathologists to solve the technical issue or requests.
  • Works with other departments troubleshoot cross departmental issues.
  • Supervise and ensure that reagent preparation and monitoring of performance follows the QC standards.
  • Have the ability to identify problems that adversely affect test performance or results as well as documenting such actions.
  • Perform advanced troubleshooting skills in instruments, reagents and procedural problems as well as show ability in training others.
  • Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications.
  • Generate incident reports when appropriate and corrective action log for reagents, equipment, test procedures as well as employee performance.
  • Accurately perform, analyze and report proficiency testing.
  • Adheres to Department Specific Safety Guidelines.
  • Maintains the privacy and confidentiality of personal information according to HIPPA guidelines
  • Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor or Department Director.

Requirements (preferred):

  • 1+ years of experience in a discipline relevant to the department.
  • Must have a basic understanding of molecular biology and techniques. On job training available.

Requirements (required):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Physical/Life Science or related.
  • Current California State license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Generalist, or Molecular Specialist
  • 0-2 years of experience in a discipline relevant to the department.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Able to demonstrate time management skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Basic understanding of a LIS system.
  • Ability to lift 15-25 pounds and stand for prolonged periods.

Job Schedule: Monday through Friday and possible weekend rotations

Job Type:

  • Full-time

Experience:

  • laboratory: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

License:

  • CLS (Required)

 

Laboratory Associate I,II,III:

Job Description:

Seeking a motivated and detail-oriented individual to work in a fast-paced clinical research laboratory. This is an entry-level position that is great for someone looking to get their “foot-in-the-door” in a clinical laboratory setting. You will work both independently and in team-oriented capacities. Ideal candidate will have a good attitude especially when working flexible or long hours due to special projects.

Position Schedule: Monday – Friday, Day Shift

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing specimens for analysis
  • Performing general maintenance on laboratory equipment
  • Preparing, handling, and labeling of reagents
  • Data entry into the company LIS
  • Maintaining a clean and organized work environment
  • Adhere to all laboratory SOPs and company policies
  • Other duties, as assigned

Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Health or Biological Sciences
  • Basic computer skills and experience with MS office
  • Ability to accurately transcribe data in a laboratory setting
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work well with others
  • Strong organizational and detail-oriented skills
  • Ability to lift 15-25 pounds and stand for prolonged periods

Job Type: Full-time

 

Research Associate I,II,III:

Seeking a motivated and detail oriented individual to work in a fast paced laboratory in Irvine, CA.

Research Associate will conduct routine to complex experimental procedures within overall scope of a research project and/or diagnostic test development project. Maintains all appropriate records regarding data collection and interpretation of results. Familiar with basic molecular biology concepts, practices, and procedures including cell culture, PCR, RT-PCR, sequencing, nucleic acid extraction, ELISA and use of fluorescence-based nucleic acid detection techniques. Participates in team meetings and discussions. Submits weekly reports to his/her supervisor.

Lab Safety: Participates in lab safety.

Documentation: Appropriately documents experimental procedures and results according to established guidelines.

Qualifications

Minimum Education/ Experience Required

  • B.S. or M.S. plus 1-2 years of research or industrial experience
  • Proficiency in basic Computer skills. Capable of analyzing results using MS Excel and generating reports and presentation using MS powerpoint and MS word.

Job Type:

  • Full-time

 

Research Scientist I,II:

Primary Job description:

Conducts routine to complex experimental procedures within overall scope of a research project and/or diagnostic test development project. Maintains all appropriate records regarding data collection and interpretation of results.

Core Job Responsibilities:

Research Scientist I will investigate the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles and concepts to potential inventions, productions, and problems. Familiar with a wide variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures including cell culture, PCR, RT-PCR, real-time PCR, nucleic acid extraction, ELISA and use of fluorescence-based nucleic acid detection techniques. Experience with NGS is highly desirable. Research Scientist I functions as a team leader and supervises or coaches associate staff. He/she also provides consultation to others on technical issues if needed.

Lab Safety: Participates in lab safety.

Documentation: Appropriately documents experimental procedures and results according to established guidelines.

Qualifications:

Minimum Education/ Experience Required

  • Ph.D. plus 0-2 years of research or industrial experience.
  • Proficiency in basic Computer skills. Capable of analyzing results using MS Excel and generating reports and presentation using MS powerpoint and MS word.

Job Type:

  • Full-time

 

Senior Scientist, Research Scientist III:

Primary Job description

Leads projects. Provides technical review, direction, and feedback to others. Conducts advanced research.

Core Job Responsibilities:

Design and conduct routine to complex experimental procedures within overall scope of a research project and/or diagnostic test development project. Displays strong technical knowledge and expertise in molecular biology methods such as DNA/ RNA extractions, PCR, qRT-PCR, and sequencing. Experience with NGS and basic bioinformatics tools for NGS analysis highly preferred.

Responsible for designing and trouble-shooting experiments. Providing technical expertise and problem solving. Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system. Designs and conducts experiments, accomplishes established milestones and summarizes data, interprets results and draws conclusions. Recommends options for future experiments. Presents scientific data in internal and external meetings. Supervises or coach lower-level scientists. Provides consultation to others on technical issues. Conducts meetings with external collaborators and clients. Prepares and present scientific reports and posters. Able to multitask and maintain several projects at one time.

Lab Safety: Participates in lab safety.

Documentation: Appropriately documents experimental procedures and results according to established guidelines.

Position Accountability / Scope

Contributes to project plan. Responsible for project completion.

Qualifications

Minimum Education

Ph.D. in biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or genetics

Minimum Experience / Training Required

  • 3-5 years of relevant research experience or industrial experience

Job Type:

  • Full-time

 

 

To apply, please send your resume to careers@researchdx.com.