Department: R&D

Reports To: Senior Director

CTK Biotech is a San Diego based company that develops, manufactures, and markets innovative diagnostic test kits for the IVD community worldwide. Our mission is to simplify diagnostics and improve global health. We are looking for a Scientist to join our team.

Work Environment

Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations are available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The candidate will function as an integral member of the research team to support product development activities. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Development of diagnostic assays (ELISA, chemiluminescence assays, POC tests) that comply with regulatory standards
  • Planning and executing studies for product development following design control process.
  • Development of test protocols and transfer to manufacturing.
  • Investigate and troubleshoot problematic areas.
  • Collaborate with other teams to set and meet deadline.
  • Execute experiments under minimal supervision.
  • Maintain compliance to company quality policy.


Education and/or Experience

  • 1-3 years of experience in the Biotech industry
  • MS in in Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related discipline or BS plus 5 years of laboratory experience

Preferred Knowledge, Skill and Experience                   

  • Hands-on experience in developing immunoassays (ELISA, CLIA) or POC tets.
  • Hands-on experience in biomolecule conjugation.
  • Ability to design and conduct experiments.
  • Knowledge of QSR’s and ISO.
  • Excellent troubleshooting capabilities with attention to detail.
  • Analyze, record, and present data.
  • Draft work instructions and SOPs for production.
  • Self-motivated, flexible, and positive attitude.
  • Strong communication skills – oral and written.
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and multi-tasking skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, in a fast-paced environment.
  • Collaborative personality.

            • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.
            • This position will be located at our new extended facility in Poway (near Costco), California.

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