Research Associate, Assay Development

Research Associate, Assay Development

Sherlock Biosciences has as a goal of creating a new generation of CRISPR and Synthetic biology-based molecular diagnostics that can rapidly deliver accurate and inexpensive results in any setting. We are looking for a highly motivated, outstanding Research Associate who will join our team of world-class researchers focused on the development and launch of molecular diagnostic products. The successful candidate will execute development studies, conduct data analysis, document results. The role will involve cross-functional collaboration with other teams. Successful candidates will join an exciting and fast-paced team focused on improving human health worldwide through a highly innovative CRISPR and Synthetic Biology-based platform for molecular diagnostics.


  • Assist in the development, verification, validation and technology transfer of molecular diagnostic assays.
  • Conduct laboratory experiments and studies according to approved protocols, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and Work Instruction Documents (WIDs) while maintaining the safety of self and colleagues and the integrity of the data collected.
  • Assist in authoring SOPs, WIDs for developed processes.
  • Perform experiments to improve assay performance and robustness.
  • Contribute to experimental design, data analysis, critical thinking, and problem-solving to improve methods or procedures.
  • Proficiently carry out assignments with guidance in planning, organizing, and meeting key deadlines.
  • Support an atmosphere of inclusion and collective contribution to projects and procedures with team.
  • Communicate regularly with supervisor to relay project progress, experiment results, and data analysis; openly and thoughtfully discuss challenges.
  • Document and record all work in electronic laboratory notebooks and diligently complete other documentation as required for assigned projects/experiments.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • M.S. or B.S. degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Bioengineering or related field.
  • Industry experience with in vitro diagnostics development in a regulated environment a plus.
  • Knowledge and laboratory experience with molecular biology techniques, including PCR, qPCR, isothermal nucleic acid amplification, aseptic technique is required
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills related to nucleic acid characterization are required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Capable of adjusting to dynamic working environment and changing priorities, while ensuring timely completion of assigned tasks.
  • Team-player committed to learning new technologies and professional growth

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