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Careers 2018-02-16T10:27:37+00:00

How to Apply

Please forward a cover letter and resume to: jobs@inflammatix.com

Inflammatix is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions and breastfeeding, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, registered domestic partner status, military and veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Associate Scientist/Scientist – Assay Development (title dependent upon experience)

Inflammatix, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated Associate Scientist/Scientist to help us develop in-vitro diagnostic (IVD) product. This role is laboratory-based and requires exceptional attention to detail for the meticulous execution and analysis of highly complex experiments. Primary focus will be development of TaqMan multiplex gene expression assays for FDA clearance and deployment in hospital settings. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience in early stage development of a growing biotech company and contribute to a product that will help save lives.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work under the supervision of a senior-level scientist to plan and execute validation tests for new assays.
  • Analyze and interpret experimental results, troubleshoot and recommend improvements for assay optimization.
  • Process clinical samples for gene expression analysis.
  • Maintain a detailed research log and summarize work in research reports and presentations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MS degree (for Associate Scientist) or PhD degree (for Scientist) in Molecular Biology or a related field.
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience with qPCR, preferably assay development and validation. Multiplex qPCR experience a big plus.
  • Strong attention to detail, self-motivation, good organizational skills, ability to prioritize and multi-task, and able to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • In-depth knowledge of molecular biology techniques including PCR, qPCR, RT-qPCR, and nucleic acid isolation and manipulation.
  • Experience with handling clinical samples under BSL2 lab.
  • Familiarity with genomics databases and basic bioinformatics tools a plus.
  • Experience using statistical tools, such as JMP to design (DOE) and analyze complex data sets a plus.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong organization and problem-solving skills and proven ability to manage details.
  • Ability to deliver on projects and assignments within timeframes.
  • Share our passion for reproducibility, quality control, and version control.
  • Desire to work in a flexible and fast-paced startup environment, capable of prioritizing and executing on multiple projects.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

SALARY AND CLASSIFICATION:

  • Classification: Full-time position.
  • Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience; includes equity package.
  • Benefits: Medical, dental, and vision; 401(k) and more.

HOW TO APPLY: Please forward a cover letter and resume to: jobs@inflammatix.com

JOB DESCRIPTION: Associate Scientist/Scientist – Sample Prep (title dependent upon experience)

Inflammatix, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated Scientist to help us develop a molecular in-vitro diagnostic (IVD). This role is laboratory-based and requires exceptional attention to detail for the meticulous execution and analysis of complex quantitative molecular experiments. Primary focus will be development of RNA extraction methods for use with gene expression studies using state of the art digital technologies. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience in early stage development of a growing biotech company.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan, execute, analyze, and document sample preparation for microfluidic gene expression IVD assays.
  • Contribute to scientific strategy on product development.
  • Work under the supervision of Senior leaders to plan, execute and validate new assays.
  • Process clinical samples for gene expression analysis under a quality management system.
  • Keep a detailed research log and summarize work in research reports and presentations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MS plus 2-5 years’ industry experience or a PhD degree in Molecular Biology or a related field(s).
  • Strong attention to detail, self-motivation, good organizational skills, ability to prioritize and multi-task, and able to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • In-depth knowledge of molecular biology techniques such as PCR, qPCR, RT-qPCR, NGS and library prep, nucleic acid isolation and manipulation.
  • Experience working with clinical samples.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong organization and problem-solving skills and proven ability to manage details.
  • Ability to deliver on projects and assignments within timeframes.
  • Share our passion for reproducibility, quality control, and version control.
  • Desire to work in a flexible and fast-paced startup environment, capable of prioritizing and executing on multiple projects.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Prior work with microfluidic systems is a plus.
  • Proven interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.

SALARY AND CLASSIFICATION:

  • Classification: 6-month contractor position with possibility of extension or full-time hire.
  • Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience.

HOW TO APPLY: Please forward a cover letter and resume to: jobs@inflammatix.com

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