Scientist [POS ID 10097]

Morrisville, NC 27560

Scientist I / II


Baebies Inc. is focused on developing innovative products and services to provide a healthy start for children everywhere. We are seeking a scientist to support assay development efforts in the R&D team, reporting to the Director of Technology Development. The scientist will provide hands-on support and intellectual input to advance assays through various R&D phases. Successful candidates must be highly motivated, adaptable and able to multitask on multiple projects.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Optimize assay design and reagent formulations to achieve desired levels of performance and stability
  • Adopt and modify predicate assays for use on microfluidic or other platforms
  • Characterize assay performance across various analytical metrics including reproducibility, specificity, sensitivity, linearity
  • Develop methods to generate and QC reagents
  • Derive solutions for technical challenges and troubleshoot issues failures associated with platform migration
  • Ability to clearly communicate (through public presentation and written documentation) results and project plants
  • Contribute to technical aspects of peer-reviewed manuscripts, conference posters, and intellectual property filings

Qualifications and Requirements

  • BS, Masters or PhD degree in a relevant field. Placement into Scientist I or II roles are dependent on prior experience (if any) and degree attained.
  • Strong understanding of PCR, enzyme kinetics, immuno and biochemical assays.
  • May be required to perform basic 30min wet-lab experiment as part of the interview process.
  • Preferred: Prior experience in reagent desiccation/lyophilization or PCR assay development

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