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Molecular Biology- Post-Doctoral Fellow in Frederick, MD at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/15/2018

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Job Description

We are seeking a Post-doctoral Fellow- Molecular Biology to assist on a project with a growing in vitro diagnostics company in Frederick, MD!  (Post-doc, PCR, Assay development)


The Post-doctoral fellow will support product design and development objectives by participating in the development, testing, verification, and validation of sample preparation and microarray-based instruments, consumables, assays, and protocols as part of interdisciplinary, collaborative project teams.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Work in multidisciplinary to develop new assays, consumables, methods, and instruments for product-development and grant-related activities.
  • Design and development of assays including primer and probe design for microarray consumables
  • Integration of wet and lyophilized assays onto novel platforms and prototypes
  • Optimization of assays for newly developed devices


  • Doctoral degree in molecular biology, microbiology, or biochemistry
  • Experience with designing assays including primer and probe design
  • Experience with assay optimization
  • Experience with real-time PCR and end-point PCR, microarrays, gel and capillary electrophoresis,  and DNA sequencing
  • Knowledge of lyophilization of molecular assay components
  • Experience working with PCR precautions

For IMMEDIATE consideration, email your resume to with the subject line “Post-Doc”!

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