Job Opening – Scientist I or II – Biochemistry

BioFire Defense is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).


Scientist I or II Posted: 04/27/2021



Full-Time Biochemistry

Position Summary:

  • BioFire Defense, LLC, is looking to hire a Scientist I or II – Biochemistry. This is a full-time position. Responsible for initiating, directing, and executing scientific research and/or development strategies for BioFire Defense through a research staff or individual studies. Investigates the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles and concepts to potential inventions, productions, and problems. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures including PCR, RT-PCR real-time PCR, and use of fluorescence-based nucleic acid detection techniques. May receive general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new assignments.


Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioFire Defense’s Quality System.
  • Expert knowledge of scientific principles and concepts.
  • Plans and executes laboratory research.
  • Work may involve development of new instrumentation, software or processes, customer support and some training functions.
  • Makes contributions to literature and conferences.
  • Participates in development of patent applications.
  • Responsible for development of research groups.
  • Demonstrates potential for technical proficiency, scientific creativity, collaboration with others, and independent thought.


Training and Education

  • Requires a PhD in scientific discipline or equivalent.
  • 2-5 years of experience in a research and/or development environment.


 Experience/Skills/Physical Requirements:

  • Experience in a research and/or development environment after PhD is a plus.


Benefits and Compensation:

  • We offer competitive salaries
  • 401k
  • Vacation/holiday pay
  • Medical benefits
  • Stimulating work environment

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BioFire Defense is an equal opportunity employer (M/F/D/V). We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.