Research Scientist, Molecular Biology

Job Description:  Are you looking to be a part of  an organization that is innovative, collaborative, and cutting edge?   Are you the kind of person that likes to be valued for the skills and knowledge that you bring and also be learning something new every day?  If so, we are looking for you! We are seeking a highly motivated individual to drive our biomarker discovery and validation research. The successful candidate will be an integral part of a multi-disciplinary R&D team for our Sweatronics® platform.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as our resident molecular biology expert. This individual will provide scientific and technical support services to drive the design, development and implementation of laboratory methods and activities to improve discovery efforts in sweat.


Position: Full-time. Reports to Director of Translational Research

Location:  Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Duties Include:

  • Designing and leading research efforts investigating a number of applicable biomarkers for diagnosis of physiological conditions and disease states that are relevant to our product pipeline

  • Evaluating and utilizing technologies for biomarker discovery, validation, and quantification in a variety of biofluids

  • Developing a deep understanding the state of the science in this field

  • Responsibility for data review, analysis, interpretation and preparing reports

  • Managing and leading a team and cultivating a collaborative work environment

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • PhD in Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, or a related discipline (experienced B.S. or M.S. considered)

  • Expertise in state-of-the art technology used for research including nucleic acid and protein microarrays, next generation ELISA technology, and genomic analysis

  • Experience utilizing analytical techniques like NMR and mass spectrometry

  • Demonstrated research interests with alternative biofluids such as sweat, saliva, respiratory fluid, or tears (preferred)

  • Strong interpersonal skills including a proven track record of building and maintaining effective working relationships with team and industry partners

  • An entrepreneurial spirit; enthusiasm and vision about converting cutting-edge science into commercial applications

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including experience presenting research at conferences and meetings

  • Must have the ability to manage multiple assignments effectively in a quickly evolving environment

If interested in this position, please apply below.  All inquiries are handled confidentially.

Eccrine Systems, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.