We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Scientist to be responsible for the development of point-of-care diagnostic products and management of development projects. This Senior Scientist will be responsible for programs from feasibility through to validation and transfer to manufacturing and will collaborate with internal and external collaborators and clients. Experience with membrane-based immunochromatographic assays is essential. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Maintenance of timelines and budgets

  • Project management experience

  • Outstanding ability to design and conduct robust and efficient experiments to solve difficult technical problems

  • Ability to work independently and oversee the work of multiple research associates and scientists  

  • Strong desire to bring products to market

  • Ability to work accurately, efficiently and swiftly in a fast-paced lab

  • BS in chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics, bioengineering or related field

  • Minimum of 10 years related work experience

  • Immunoassay development experience is required

  • Basic algebraic, statistical and mathematical skills

  • General computer knowledge and good organizational skills

  • Laboratory skills, such as protein purification, antibody conjugation, solution preparation, ELISA experience, immunoassay development skills, etc.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of QSR’s and ISO

  • Knowledge of experimental design and interpretation

  • Basic Chemistry or Biochemistry


DCN offers competitive salaries and incentives, a comprehensive benefits package, an exciting collaborative work environment, and outstanding opportunities for growth. DCN is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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