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Senior Scientist - $5,000 Hiring Bonus

Senior Scientist - $5,000 Hiring Bonus

  • 2022-28687
  • Hercules, California, United States

The advanced development group is looking for a cell biologist to join our eclectic, multi-national, multi-disciplinary team. The team explores, tests and invents innovative technologies that can accelerate scientific exploration, drug discovery and ultimately improve Human health. The work we do involves a high degree of communication and coordination with the various parts of Bio-Rad's R&D and business organization. To be successful in the role you must be comfortable working collaboratively in a high energy environment with only modest supervision. A person with well-developed communication skills, creativity, initiative and flexibility will find this unique environment both rewarding and exhilarating. Act fast, opportunities like this are not easy to find.


This position is eligible for a $5,000 HIRING BONUS: 


  • Bonus offered for a limited time only.
  • Bonus applicable to specific positions as labeled.
  • Bonus recipients must be employed at the time of payout.
  • Bonus payout after 30 days of employment with Bio-Rad.
  • Bonus offered to direct hires only. Agency hires and internal transfers are not eligible.
  • 12 months repayment clause.


  • Ad hoc or planned interactions with various business functions to discuss what our customers are trying to achieve and what is currently preventing their success.
  • Maintaining and growing relationships with technical and business partners throughout the organization.
  • Brainstorm toward solutions to specific customer needs.
  • Ideate, think, consider, challenge, invent, evaluate.
  • Plan and execute or oversee efficient experiments to answer discrete questions.
  • Physically and intellectually, contribute to the projects of others. View all group and organizational success as shared.
  • Attending conferences, customer visits and training workshops on a regular basis.


  • Skills and knowledge in cell biology typically gained through an advanced degree.
  • However, will consider any candidate that feels they are well suited to the role.
  • A deep appreciation for and interest in science and technology.
  • Proven track record of innovation through product contributions, patents, publications, etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability and desire to present and discuss your work or ideas.
  • Technical prowess with and deep knowledge of tools and techniques typically used when working with cells.
  • Flow cytometry.
  • Cellular imaging, various flavors of microscopy.
  • Basic cell culture skills.
  • Cellular engineering (transfection, transduction, inducible expression systems, etc.)

Highly Desirable Candidates will also have:

  • Experience with 3D cell culture systems or the creation of artificial / engineered tissues.
  • Advanced image analysis techniques using AI / ML would move your resume up the list.
  • Experience with cell based assays in a biopharma setting.
  • Proficiency in statistics as it applies to experimental design (experience with R or Python or something similar would be great).
  • Experience in an industrial environment, particularly biopharma.
  • Supervisory skills that would allow you to lead junior staff.
  • Schedule flexibility. Given that the team is multi-national there are times when you will need to communicate with people outside of normal working hours.     


Vaccination Requirement:


Due to the higher threat of more infectious and deadly COVID-19 variant strains emerging, Bio-Rad has a mandatory vaccination policy requiring its US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. New hires will be asked to upload their vaccination card into our electronic database hosted by ClearPass, who specializes in securing electronic medical information, within 3 days of their start date. With this policy, Bio-Rad joins a growing list of companies that are prioritizing sound science and available facts to best ensure the ongoing safety of its employees and the community.


About Bio-Rad:


Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 8,000 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.


Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.


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Agency Non-Solicitation: 


Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.





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