Staff Scientist

Job Posted 8/1/2022
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
5731 W. Las Positas Blvd
Hercules, CA
United States
Category BioTech
Job Description

The Molecular and Cell Biology group of Bio-Rad Life Science R&D is looking for a result-oriented, problem-solving, and self-motivated Staff Scientist with extensive experience in the fields of biochemistry, molecular biology, genomics and cell biology. The individual will involve in cross-functional projects to support new reagent product development or to improve existing reagent products in the related fields.


  • As part of the R&D team, the Staff Scientist will work cooperatively to contribute to the development of new products and process improvement in the areas of biochemistry, molecular biology, genomics, and cell biology.

  • Apply a variety of scientific principles and concepts to investigate feasibility of new products and generate potential intellectual property.

  • Design and carry out experiments/assays to explore or verify product performance.

  • Analyze and interpret data, write technical reports, develop processes and procedures, effectively communicate results to cross-functional teams.

  • Troubleshoot technical problems and resolve technical challenges related to product development.


  • Ph.D. in life science (Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Genomics, and Cell Biology) or 5+ years laboratory experience in related fields.

  • Minimum 5 years of direct industrial experience in related fields. Experience in new product and assay development is strongly preferred.

  • Fluent in techniques for RT-qPCR, NGS, and protein expression/purification, cell immuno assays.

  • Good understanding of scientific and technology principles and have expertise in diverse life science fields.

  • Excellent documentation and organizational skills with attention to detail.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrated scientific creativity.

  • Be able to work independently as well as in a team environment.

  • Self-motivated with initiatives and drive to be successful.

  • Experience with statistical analysis tools is a plus.


Vaccination Requirement:


Due to the higher threat of more infectious and deadly COVID-19 variant strains emerging, Bio-Rad has a mandatory vaccination policy requiring its US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. New hires will be asked to upload their vaccination card into our electronic database hosted by ClearPass, who specializes in securing electronic medical information, within 3 days of their start date. With this policy, Bio-Rad joins a growing list of companies that are prioritizing sound science and available facts to best ensure the ongoing safety of its employees and the community.


About Bio-Rad:


Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 8,000 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.


Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.


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