principal scientist r&d in Eysin

Lucie Nasshan, Geneva Professionals Health Care & Life Sciences
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lucie nasshan, geneva professionals health care & life sciences
058 201 55 50

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For our client,a growing company in the IVD field, we are looking for a: 

Principal scientist R&D


Location:Canton of Vaud

Contract: Permanent

This role will provide critical scientific and technology expertise and direction across all aspects of immunoassay development in interdisciplinary projects. The post holder will focus on driving innovation, lead or collaborate on key scientific and technical initiatives and partnerships, and will be a key contributor to global launches of novel clinical in vitro diagnostic applications.

Your main responsibilities: 

  • Support the Allergy, Autoimmune and infectious disease product development program in collaboration with project staff by offering expertise in assay development, troubleshooting,verification and submission

  • Lead scientific and technology initiatives that enable overall development program success

  • Identify, assess and advise on internal and external opportunities for clinically meaningful innovation

  • Identify opportunities to strengthen Intellectual Property position and file patent applications

  • Author or co-author scientific peer reviewed journal publications

  • Scientifically coach and mentor technicians and scientists

  • Chair technical and scientific reviews and lead discussions with external stakeholders and collaborators

  • Build and maintain awareness of scientific and technical literature, as well as best practices for assay development as related to Allergy and Autoimmune diagnostics

  • Identify, implement, lead or support external partnerships with industry or clinical institutions

  • Contribute to the studies and technical documentation required for Design History File and EU and US Regulatory submissions


Your profile:

  • PhD or Master’s degree in Medicine, Chemistry or Biology

  • Significant experience in a relevant scientific field with a track history of achievements, including academic or industry research, development, patents and publications

  • Fluent in English,fluency in French would be a strong advantage

  • Robust statistical analysis background. Experienced working in a regulated environment, with In Vitro Diagnostics

  • In depth knowledge of Immunoassay or other in vitro diagnostics

  • Experience is taking products from concept to launch desirable

  • Result-oriented and proven ability to deliver projects to expected outcomes

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Proven ability to build relationships and effectively collaborate, with internal stakeholders and externally

  • Pro-active, autonomous, and flexible