We are an early stage molecular diagnostics company developing novel, multiplexed, nucleic acid assays and instrument systems for use in clinical research through human diagnostics. Red Herring magazine has recently named PrimeraDx as one of the top private North American bioscience companies for 2006. We are seeking bright, creative, energetic, and dedicated individuals committed to achieving excellence in science and engineering. Our compensation packages are highly competitive, and include stock options and a comprehensive set of benefits.

Role: Scientist Of New Platform Development

Reports to: Director of Assay Development

Job Role:

The candidate will play a key role in the development of novel techniques and assays using STAR technology that may be applied to the medical diagnostic field. The potential candidate will have demonstrated his/her ability to develop innovative and creative approaches to new platform development.

Requirement and Competencies:
A clear understanding of nucleic acid chemistry, isolation and detection is essential. Experience with capillary electrophoresis is preferred. The successful applicant will work as a member of an interdisciplinary team that includes biologists, engineers, and bio-informaticians. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required with a demonstrated ability to work well in a small team-oriented environment. Individuals must be highly motivated, show initiative and be driven to make an important contributions. Candidates should possess a PhD in biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics or related discipline with 2 to 10 years industry preferred.

About PrimeraDx
PrimeraDx is an exciting new company located in the greater Boston area dedicated to the development and commercialization of nucleic acid based detection systems for diagnostics. We are currently expanding our Product Development group and are seeking bright, creative, energetic and dedicated individuals committed to achieving excellence in science. Our compensation packages are highly competitive, with stock options. PrimeraDx is an equal opportunity employer.

Please send resumes with the job code in the subject to:
171 Forbes Blvd
Mansfield, MA 02048
Phone: 508-618-2308
PrimeraDx is an equal opportunity employer.