Chemist (Reagent Stability)

Job Description

Theranos is actively building a world-class team. Ideal candidates are currently employed or have been employed in similar types of positions and want to be part of a paradigm-shifting company doing innovative work. Candidates must be hard-working with an unfaltering determination to excel in an intense start-up environment and a desire to gain tremendous personal and career growth.


Formulation of reagents for bio-assay (such as enzymes, enzyme substrates, co-factors,
antibodies, antigens and the like) to control and improve their stability

Document experimental work, analyze data and report results

Identify problems, communicate them to the team, and develop solutions

Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in interdisciplinary teams


MS degree in chemistry or chemical engineering with 5 yrs. of industrial experience

Excellent knowledge of clinical assay chemistry and causes of reagent instability

Excellent command of fundamentals of organic and physical chemistry, and can translate
that into their laboratory work

Energetic, goal-oriented chemist who can work in a multidisciplinary environment using chemical and physical approaches to formulate assay reagents to improve their stability

Creative thinker with hands-on attitude and innovative approach to problem solving outside of their comfort-zone and learn on-the-fly if necessary

Hands-on attitude and innovative approach to problem solving

Experience with GMP documentation

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Ability to plan, execute, interpret and document complex experiments



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