Job title: Scientist
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Medical Device/Technology
Skills: Microfluidics Molecular biology NGS Next Generation Sequencing Molecular Diagnostics
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Singapore
Job published: 2020-12-28
Job ID: 32395
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Job Description

Exciting role for a scientific professional with experience in development of microfluidics or molecular diagnostic assays to join the R&D team of a molecular diagnostics start-up.  You will be a key contributor and participant in the design and development of an automated Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) platform and assay.



  • Design and develop an automated sample to result NGS assay
  • Perform feasibility and proof of concept study to bring design concepts to prototyping
  • Analyze results and propose innovative resolution to design challenges
  • Perform design and development processes under ISO 13485 Quality requirements
  • Draft test protocols and reports based on experimental design
  • Work closely with industry partners during the development phase
  • Assist in the set up of R&D facility in Singapore


  • Candidate must possess relevant qualification in Molecular Biology, Life Science, Bioengineering or equivalent.
  • Prior experience in development of microfluidics or molecular diagnostic assay is a plus
  • Experience in molecular biology including primer design, nucleic acid purification and NGS library preparation techniques.
  • Good interpersonal skills for interacting with team members
  • Experience in ISO 13485 regulated environment desired
  • Driven and committed to the successful of the development
  • Prior experience in startups advantageous