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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineer

Scanogen is looking for a motivated and skilled engineer to join our R&D team. We are a rapidly-growing start-up company developing a nucleic acid detection platform that will change how diseases are diagnosed. We need highly driven and inventive individuals.

Position Title: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineer

Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Job Summary: The main focus is to optimize and automate biomolecule detection assays

Job Duties:

• Optimize operations such as cell lysis and DNA hybridization
• Optimize PCR-free nucleic acid detection protocols
• Collaborate in the design of disposable cartridges that include all the steps of sample preparation and detection
• Test disposable cartridge prototypes

Job Requirements:

• Chemical Engineering degree
• Research or Development experience in a molecular biology laboratory (1+ years)
• Experience with basic molecular biology techniques (PCR, gel electrophoresis, DNA quantification methods)
• Ability to interact with colleagues in a team environment

Additional Experience:

• Experience developing molecular diagnostic or immuno assays
• Experience in surface functionalization is a plus
• Experience in infectious disease diagnosis is a plus

Full benefits are provided including health insurance and 401k with company matching.

To apply for this position, please send an email with the subject line "Chemical and Biomolecular Engineer" and include your CV and a cover letter to:

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