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:
Primary job duties include:
- at least 2 years of relevant laboratory experience, including reagent preparation, laboratory organization and maintain the inventory of laboratory supplies.
- 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.
- knowledge of standard concepts, practices and procedures used in lateral flow test research and development.
- 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.
- experience in working with supervisor to plan R&D schedules and lab activities to complete projects.
- experience in reading and understanding the liquid chromatography, GC-MS and ICP-MS reports for specimens testing.
- experience in verifying and ensuring that R&D outputs meeting initial design requirements.
- experience in performing clinical specimen testing, analyzing and interpreting data by using statistical software and preparing reports.
- demonstrated ability in technical problem identification and problem solving.
- ability to work efficiently and collaboratively with supervisor and to train other team members;
- excellent written and oral communication skills;
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, and exceptional notebook documentation skills.
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.
- Prepare general lab solution formulations, membrane solution formulations and gold conjugate formulations using the equipment and technologies related to these practices.
- Validate new antibody and antigen specificities; perform the antigen/antibody matching procedures; perform functional testing of incoming materials including antibodies, antigens, etc.
- 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.
- Maintain the inventory of laboratory supplies.
- Work with CTO to design, research and develop new drugs of abuse lateral flow tests; plan and coordinate the research and development schedules.
- Verify the R&D output meeting the initial design requirements by experiment and provision of objective evidence that requirements have been fulfilled.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Provide appropriate product instructions or packaging inserts in conjunction with marketing and QA departments before product launch.
- Provide technical support to QA/QC, manufacturing departments, customer service, sales team and customers.
- Train and supervise 1-2 entry level research associates to conduct experiments and review research data and results.