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R&D Scientist

Experience Level:  Recent College Grad
Job Type:  Full-Time
Location: 

MN - Plymouth, US

Requisition ID:  3355

Summary:
Qorvo Biotechnologies is developing diagnostic point-of-care (POC) platforms with the goal of increasing thespeed and accuracy of medical testing, moving healthcare closer to the patient. Qorvo combines expertise inacoustic filter technology with microfluidics and medical test system integration to POC solutions for the medicaldiagnostics market. Qorvo Biotechnologies is part of Qorvo s Infrastructure and Defense Products (IDP) business,which manufactures and markets high performance RF and mixed-signal integrated circuits for communicationsmarkets that connect, protect and power the world.

 

Leveraging Qorvo’s innovative RF solutions, Qorvo Biotechnologies has developed a differentiated in-vitrodiagnostic platform that delivers high sensitivity and accuracy to clinical laboratories and point of care settings. With the recent award from NIH, it is rapidly ramping up business infrastructure and market launch to address$10BN immunoassay and molecular testing market opportunities. It provides dynamic career growth opportunitieswithin a very engaged and inspired team environment.
We are currently seeking a Research and Development Scientist. This position has significant impact on thecompany's ability to launch a point of use diagnostic system. The R&D Scientist will lead the effort for the pre-launch development, regulatory submission and post launch support of Qorvo Biotechnologies point of carediagnostic system. The incumbent leads problem solving
activities involving assay development, reagentmanufacturing and issues with product performance. The R&D Scientist has the technical capacity to developexperimental hypotheses, design and perform experiments, analyze data sets, and write protocols and reports.Activities in this role include presenting technical aspects of assignments, leading team efforts, working effectivelywith all levels within the department and being responsive to project priorities.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development of immunoassays on Qorvo s POC system
  • Develop and optimize the assays on Qorvo's biosensor platform through assay design including antigencapture method, blocking method, reagent selection, predicate method selection, calibrator/calibrationdevelopment, and assay conditions to achieve high level of assay performance
  • Participates on multifunctional teams related to launching Qorvo s PON system.
  • Assist in process development, product optimization, including manufacturing and QC procedures
  • Conducts verification and validating studies leading to regulatory submissions
  • Resolves manufacturing discrepancies using knowledge of the technical product details, design control andbasic manufacturing and regulatory issues
  • Possesses strong computer skills.
  • Can manage and analyze statistical data sets
  • Conducts technology transfer to manufacturing Keeps current on standards and trends in IVD market

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biochemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or equivalent, Master'sdegree preferred 2-5 years of Commercial Assay Development experience or equivalent Proven skills andexperience in experimental design, troubleshooting, preparing SOPs, validation and bioanalytical reports
  • Assay development experience on high throughput or POC analyzers Extensive hands-on experience inassay development and validation, such as ELISA plates or high throughput immunoassay systems
  • Good understanding of FDA guidance on methods for validating human IVD Experience with the followinganalytical systems preferred: HPLC SPR, QCM, or equivalent Protein Modification/BioconjugationAdvanced data reporting and communication skills
  • Preferred candidate is a US citizen or a permanent resident able to obtain security clearance Positionbased in Plymouth, MN

 

Qorvo (Nasdaq: QRVO) is All Around You! We make a better world possible by providing innovative Radio Frequency (RF) solutions at the center of connectivity. We combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers’ most complex technical challenges. 

Leveraging Qorvo’s innovative RF solutions, Qorvo Biotechnologies has developed a differentiated in-vitro diagnostic platform that delivers high sensitivity and accuracy to clinical laboratories and point of care settings.  With the recent award from NIH, it is rapidly ramping up business infrastructure and market launch to address $10BN immunoassay and molecular testing market opportunities.  It provides dynamic career growth opportunities within a very engaged and inspired team environment.

MAKE A DIFFERENCE AT QORVO   

 

We are Qorvo. We do more than create innovative RF solutions for the mobile, defense and infrastructure markets – we are a place to innovate and shape the future of wireless communications. It starts with our employees. As a unified global team, we bring a commitment to excellence, growth and a passion for creating what's next. Explore the possibilities with us.

 

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) / Affirmative Action employer and welcome all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, and/or any other status protected by law.

 

Qorvo is an E-Verify Employer. For more information, please see the Right to Work and E-Verify Participation posters.


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