Scientific Writer (ADX-25-17)


Jan 22, 2018


Research and Development


Boulder, CO
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Position Summary

The Scientific writer position is responsible for translating our scientific findings into clear concise reports primarily geared towards a regulatory audience. They are responsible for routinely generating analytical validation protocols and protocol reports for ArcherDX. As familiarity with AMP-NGS increases, some experimental design will be expected. In addition, they will work closely with R&D and Production teams to translate laboratory processes into approved internal documents. Additionally, they will work closely with the Quality Teams on document drafting, revising, and approval. This position is a key part of the greater IVD Assay Development team in order to communicate study findings to regulators and business partners in a clear and timely fashion.


Technical Content Authorship

  • Work with R&D and QC on document creation/revision
  • Routinely generate and edit written technical content


  • 2-5+ years of laboratory experience
  • 1+ years in an industry setting (preferred)
  • Familiarity with NGS (preferred)
  • Familiarity with the FDA's CDx approval process a plus
  • Must have demonstrated expertise in authoring and presenting scientific molecular biology material

Key Attributes

  • Self Starter
    • Driven to perform
    • Self-directed: needs little explicit direction and no hand-holding
    • Able to organize and prioritize a diverse set of responsibilities to ensure that focus on success of the company is achieved
  • Strong writing and communication
  • Strong science acumen


  • BS/MS/PhD in biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Company Description

ArcherDX, the NGS applications company, is developing and commercializing a novel approach to target enrichment chemistry. Next-generation sequencing technology based on Anchored Multiplexed PCR (AMP™) generates a highly enriched library of gene targets of interest for downstream genomic sequencing. Complemented by proprietary software and readily accessible reports, our technology enables dramatic enhancement in mutation detection speed as well as complex mutation identification and discovery.

Unless otherwise stated, all descriptions above are preferred but not required for our ideal candidate. Consideration will be given for comparable experience. ArcherDX is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We offer competitive compensation and generous benefits programs. E-mail your résumé in confidence with salary requirements to

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How to contact us


2477 55th Street, Suite 202

Boulder, CO 80301


Phone: (877) 771 1093

Phone: (303) 357 9001

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