Research Chemist

Full Time

Brooklyn, New York, United States (This job is on-site)

Job description

Scismic is supporting the growth of a biotech company in Brooklyn, NY!

We are looking for a highly motivated, hard-working, and independent chemist who is interested in the field of biosensing for next-generation diagnostics. The research position is focused on using state-of-the-art bioconjugation strategies, probe-target interaction assays, and chemical methods for clearance/filtration of biological fluids. The successful candidate will be working at our company and in collaboration with several groups at  NYU Tandon School of Engineering.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement chemical and analytical methods for next-generation diagnostics
  • Manage the chemical and analytical lab and drive all research related to surface functionalization and probe-target interaction
  • Designing and executing experiments, analyzing data, presenting results
  • Maintain a strong awareness of literature relevant to expertise and assigned projects
  • Mentor and train students and new team members
  • Provide subject matter expertise during protocol development
  • Provide regular updates to the leadership team about experimental plans and outcomes
Skills and qualifications:

  • MSc/Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or similar fields with experience in organic and inorganic chemistry, crosslinking technologies, and probe-target interaction assays
  • Creative, independent, motivated, problem- and solution-driven chemist
  • Ability to develop functional chemistry platforms for next generation products from proof of concept to scale up
  • Strong communication skills and willing to interact and collaborate closely with internal and external scientists, engineers, and technicians
  • Experience in bioconjugation strategies for biosensors is a plus

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary ($90,000.00 - $100,000.00 per year)
  • Close collaboration with scientists in the New York City area
  • Superb opportunity for a career in industry

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