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Advin Biotech, Inc. seeks a Biological Scientist II to work at its San Diego offices located at 10340 Camino Santa Fe, Suite G, San Diego, CA 92121.

A qualified candidate must hold a master’s degree or foreign equivalent in biology, biochemistry, or environmental science and must also have:
  1. at least 2 years of relevant laboratory experience, including reagent preparation, laboratory organization and maintain the inventory of laboratory supplies.

  2. In-depth knowledge of toxicology, including understanding the drug metabolism pathways, the metabolic distribution of drug substance in human body and all related pharmacokinetics parameters.

  3. knowledge of standard concepts, practices and procedures used in lateral flow test research and development.

  4. experience in operating and maintaining lab equipment such as balance, spectrophotometer, centrifuge, roll-to-roll lateral flow antigen/antibody automatic application systems and lamination instruments, etc.

  5. experience in working with supervisor to plan R&D schedules and lab activities to complete projects.

  6. experience in reading and understanding the liquid chromatography, GC-MS and ICP-MS reports for specimens testing.

  7. experience in verifying and ensuring that R&D outputs meeting initial design requirements.

  8. experience in performing clinical specimen testing, analyzing and interpreting data by using statistical software and preparing reports.

  9. demonstrated ability in technical problem identification and problem solving.

  10. ability to work efficiently and collaboratively with supervisor and to train other team members;

  11. excellent written and oral communication skills;

  12. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, and exceptional notebook documentation skills.


Primary job duties include:
  1. Prepare general lab solution formulations, membrane solution formulations and gold conjugate formulations using the equipment and technologies related to these practices.

  2. Validate new antibody and antigen specificities; perform the antigen/antibody matching procedures; perform functional testing of incoming materials including antibodies, antigens, etc.

  3. Operate and maintain the laboratory instruments and equipment, such as balance, spectrophotometer, centrifuge, roll-to-roll antigen/antibody automatic application systems and lamination instruments, etc.

  4. Maintain the inventory of laboratory supplies.

  5. Work with CTO to design, research and develop new drugs of abuse lateral flow tests; plan and coordinate the research and development schedules.

  6. Verify the R&D output meeting the initial design requirements by experiment and provision of objective evidence that requirements have been fulfilled.

  7. Prepare and coordinate the drug of abuse test clinical precision studies with doctor’s offices and clinical labs; prepare the products and testing instructions for the doctor’s office and clinical lab; interpret and analyze the clinical precision test data and prepare the reports for precision studies.

  8. Prepare and coordinate the drug of abuse test consumer studies with lay persons; prepare the products and testing instruction for enrolled individuals; interpret and analyze the clinical data and prepare the reports for consumer studies.

  9. Prepare documentation necessary to support successful technology transfers from R&D to internal production department and contract manufacturer, including the preparation of related raw material specifications, standard operating procedures and validation documents.

  10. Provide appropriate product instructions or packaging inserts in conjunction with marketing and QA departments before product launch.

  11. Provide technical support to QA/QC, manufacturing departments, customer service, sales team and customers.

  12. Train and supervise 1-2 entry level research associates to conduct experiments and review research data and results.

Annual salary will be no less than $68,162.00. Employees and non-employees may apply. Resumes with cover letters should be mailed to Nancy Luu, 10340 Camino Santa Fe, Suite G, San Diego, CA 92121.