Research Engineer/Staff Scientist

Ionica Sciences is looking for a self-motivated Research Engineer/Staff Scientist to help optimize our novel diagnostic assays for infectious diseases, primarily focused on Lyme Disease.

This is a full-time position located in Weill Hall at the Kevin M. McGovern Center for Venture Development in the Life Sciences on the campus of Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. The primary responsibilities will be to help support the continued development of Raman spectroscopy-based methods for Lyme disease detection in humans. Other programs will include the development of novels assays for other infectious diseases.

The ideal candidate is entrepreneurial and is excited to work in the dynamic environment of a young biotechnology company. The position offers the opportunity to grow with the company. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to take on increasing responsibility and advance within the company, as Ionica Sciences grows.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s in Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biochemistry, or related field

  • 1-3 Years of hands-on laboratory experience

  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills

  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and other Microsoft Office applications

  • Work Authorization for the United States

Preferred (but not required):

  • Experience in Raman spectroscopy (or other vibrational techniques)

  • Experience handling human samples, such as serum and blood

  • Familiarity of R programing and statistical software

  • Experience with molecular and immunological techniques, such as, qPCR and ELISA

To apply, please send CV and cover letter to:

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Ionica Sciences

McGovern Family Center for Venture Development in the Life Sciences

Cornell University

413 Weill Hall

Ithaca, NY 14853

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