Automation & HTS Lead

BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for California's Scientific community. We are currently looking for an assay automation lead to work for a leading Bay Area biotechnology company.

Automation & High Throughput Screening Lead

SUMMARY:
Hands-on lead needed to run an automated lab implementing high throughput workflows for cell based and immunological assays.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Operation and supervision of automation and HTS lab
  • Maintain and develop automated methods for HTS; to include identifying and testing new equipment
  • Support R&D in developing novel assays
  • Evaluate new detection technologies
  • Develop strategies for streamlining work flow
  • Track historical assay performance metrics
  • Participate in the execution of in vitro disease models by performing cell-based assays
  • Design and organize execution of client-based screening assays
  • HTS scale-up of validated assays, including generation of SOP's and training
  • Assist with day-to-day operations of HTS lab including purchasing, equipment maintenance, and organization
  • Manage data including organization, statistical analysis utilizing Excel, company database
  • Professional presentation of project specifications and data
  • Collaborate with scientists, personnel in other departments

REQUIREMENTS:
MS in Biological Sciences, and 4+ years of relevant experience to include:
  • Antibody based detection technologies, ELISA, bead-based detection methods
  • Operation, maintenance and programming of laboratory automation equipment
  • Must be able to work independently and have exceptional interpersonal, organization and communication skills
  • Prior lead experience
  • Location: San Francisco / Bay Area
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job ID: TS990744113