Research Scientist I - Particle Technology

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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 11/4/2016

Alere San Diego, CA

Company
Alere
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
360899
AJE Ref #
576169471
Location
San Diego, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

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Summary
Under minimal supervision, this position is responsible for the support, development, verification/validation, and transfer of new particles, particle technology and methods for products on the Triage point-of-care medical diagnostic platform as well as new products.

Tasks and responsibilities:

Design and carry out complex experimentation including data collection, summary and thorough analysis in support of research and development projects. Compose robust experimentation strategies that maximize effective use of resources and time to deliver optimum information.

Innovate on various research methods and product formulations to resolve complex problems that arise in the design and development of new particles and products. Pro-actively recommend strategy to overcome hurdles.

Optimize performance of particles and techniques in conjunction with the assay development team to support menu expansion activities on the Triage platform and new product development.

Carry out verification/validation activities for new particle and product designs under minimal supervision.

Maintain technical awareness of current technology by regular review of literature and training courses. Seek out and make contact with people or organizations with expertise in the field.

Provide recommendations and observations to scientific staff and management on results of projects/tasks.

Participate as an integral team member in formulating research strategy and methodology.

Maintain records of laboratory activities and notebooks in a professional, accurate manner.