Senior Scientist - IVD/CDx Assay Development (ADX-28-18)


Apr 18, 2018


Research and Development


Boulder, CO
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Position Summary

We’re currently seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Scientist, IVD Product Development role in Boulder, CO. The successful candidate will join a rapidly growing Companion Diagnostics team to lead a group responsible for developing and optimizing one or more IVD assays using cutting-edge NGS technology.


  • Drive the overall product development planning and implementation strategy for Companion Diagnostics product(s)
  • Develop verification and validation protocols under Design Control
  • Ensure that all reagents and supplies meet quality control standards
  • Lead and support the execution of verification and validation studies
  • Analyze study data and write study reports
  • Participate in cross-functional teams (including bioinformatics, software, clinical development, manufacturing, quality and regulatory)
  • Serve as a liaison to Clinical Development & Operations for clinical biomarker validation activities
  • Draft technical regulatory documents for CDx applications
  • Develop status reports for Executive Team and external collaborators
  • Publish scientific results
  • Other duties as assigned


The successful candidate will have an advanced degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, bioengineering or related field, and experience with design control, verification and validation of FDA-regulated products. Other experience and qualifications:

  • Proficiency in PCR, qPCR, and sample prep techniques
  • Knowledge of biological and chemical safety
  • Knowledge of principles of quality control and quality assurance
  • Excellent writing, communication and organizational skills
  • Experience with NGS technology is preferred

Key Attributes

  • Driven, self-starter who is comfortable in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • Effective leadership and communication skills
  • Able to organize and prioritize diverse responsiblities to achieve company goals
  • High attention to detail, with the ability to create clear and concise technical docoumentation
  • Ability to work in a laboratory environment


  • MS/PhD in biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or related field


There is potential opportunity for career growth depending on job performance.

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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