HK Recruiting

Senior Scientist, R&D

HK Recruiting - Newark, CA

We seek a highly motivated and creative Sr. Scientist to join our R&D team. You will work within a highly dynamic and creative group and be responsible for developing new products and improving current products based on RNAscope technology.


  • Execute ISH/IHC-based assays (multi-omics) to support new product development and assay optimization.

  • Perform literature searches/attend relevant meeting to stay up-to-date with technology development.

  • Work closely with our commercial team to identify and understand customer needs and requirement to facilitate product development.

  • Support manufacturing QC for commercial product testing, release and troubleshooting when needed.

  • Responsible for experimental design, assay running, data collection and interpretation.

  • Compile and present data to the project team or other departments.

  • Supervisor and provide training for junior members in the team.


  • A PhD or equivalent experience in molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology or related field

  • Prior industry experience and assay development experience required

  • Proven skills in experimental design and data analysis as well as critical review of primary literature

  • Experience in fluorescent microscopy and imaging, molecular biology techniques, cell culture, real-time PCR, etc.

  • Experience in tissue/cell-based assays such as immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization

  • Experience in automation (Ventana and Leica) of IHC and ISH based assays

  • Strong team player and self-starter as well as ability to work independently

  • Strong organization skills and attention to details

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Posted On: Tuesday, December 7, 2021

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