Research & Development Scientists

We Improve Lives—that’s what drives us. It’s what makes us better, more innovative, more compelled to work harder. What we do is develop superior point-of-care rapid testing solutions for healthcare providers around the world; what we help create is healthier lives and communities.

Chembio Diagnostic Systems, Inc. is seeking motivated Research & Development Scientists- Multiple Levels to join our growing Research and Development Department.

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for planning, organizing and performing experiments to develop and refine state-of-the-art assays for the detection of infectious diseases

Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Conduct assay system development, optimization and validation.
  • Provide direction and guidance to lab technicians and other technical personnel implementing, in a timely manner, clinical diagnostic products or services in compliance with industry regulations
  • Run experiments to evaluate new laboratory instrumentation and equipment for laboratory testing in cooperation with the equipment manufacturer
  • Prepare technical SOP’s as required for review and approval.
  • Prepare assay validation reports and other assay-related documentation as required by FDA regulations.
  • Assist and/or coordinate technical transfer of new assays and procedures to appropriate departments
  • In cooperation with the R & D Director, assist in the training of laboratory personnel on new procedures and/or equipment
  • Assist Lab Technicians in solving unresolved technical difficulties in assay implementation and routine operation, when such problems arise
  • Keep Director and/or VP of Product Development informed about status of on-going projects.
  • Maintain awareness of current and developing technologies
  • Interact with Academic Associates and other outside sources of emerging technologies, science and materials
Qualifications Required:
  • BS Degree required in a life sciences field, Master’s or PhD a plus
  • 3+ years’ experience preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, requires excellent communication and writing skills
  • Experience in infective diseases is desirable
Full benefit package including:
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Paid Sick/Vacation/Holidays
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company outings and much more

Chembio Diagnostic Systems, Inc. is a public company serving the increasing global demand for rapid tests needed for the effective prevention and treatment of infectious diseases and other conditions. Located minutes off the Long Island Expressway in Medford, NY, Chembio operates a research and manufacturing facility that is registered with the US FDA.

For immediate consideration, please send a resume and salary requirements to Chembio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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