Scientist: Diagnostic Development

Up to US$35 per hour + Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Contract
  2. Biological Sciences, Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacology
  3. United States
New Haven, USA
Posting date: 19 Jan 2024

Scientist: Diagnostics Development - Contract - Onsite

Proclinical is seeking a Scientist: Diagnostic Development to join a global biopharmaceutical company. This is a contract role located in New Haven, CT.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in life sciences, physical sciences, bioengineering or related field with 2+ years of biotech, biopharmaceutical or academic R&D experience in assay, platform and technology development
  • Experience in developing and optimizing biomarker assays and diagnostic tests, including but not limited to immunoassays (ELISA, Luminex, Quanterix), molecular assays (qPCR, isothermal, nucleic acid hybridization) or cell-based assays (Microscopy, FACS)
  • Experience in upstream sample processing techniques (tissue, cultured cells, biological fluids such as whole blood, plasma, serum, urine etc.)
  • Experience in bioconjugation, microbead chemistry, ligand binding assay and related nanobiotechnology
  • Working knowledge in traditional and advanced biomarker and diagnostic methodologies, platforms, technologies and techniques
  • Working knowledge in fluorescence, luminescence and electrochemical measurements
  • Knowledge in diagnostic test development, from biomarker development to regulatory approval
  • Knowledge in medical device development
  • Must be eligible to work in the US.

The Scientist: Diagnostics Development will:

  • Designing and executing proof-of concept experiments to support multiple programs
  • Developing and optimizing bioassays and tests
  • Independently analyzing experimental data, performing literature reviews, proposing and executing experiments to support diagnostic development timelines and decisions
  • Solving difficult complex problems using innovative and practical ideas and workflows
  • Developing and authoring lab SOPs and protocols
  • Adopting or developing new technologies, methodologies and platforms to improve or expand current testing capabilities
  • Working closely and managing projects with contract research organizations (CROs)
  • Cultivating a collaborative environment with experts from cross-functional teams
  • Maintaining high standards of professional accountability, quality, and compliance

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Shannon Briggs at (+1) 215-531-6914 or

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.