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Director of Point of Care Assay Development

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Director of Point of Care Assay Development

Director of Point of Care Assay Development

Costa Mesa, CA

Job Id: 11161


Are you looking to make a career change to a cutting-edge company? This exciting opportunity offers a competitive salary plus an excellent benefits package including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401K, and paid PTO. Does this position match your future career goals? Then this opportunity could be the right fit for you.



  • Effectively manage cross-functional teams in developing and delivering new projects within time and budget constraints
  • Lead through all stages of design, validation, troubleshooting, and technical support for products
  • Partner with Clinical, Regulatory, and Quality departments for clinical studies and design control processes
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Sales when commercializing products
  • Assist in transition to IVDR
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritize tasks, and willingness to try new approaches



  • PhD in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology or a related field required
  • 10 years minimum medical in vitro diagnostic product development experience and at least 3 years managing R&D teams within the in vitro diagnostic field required
  • Previous design and development of point of care immunoassays and acid-based molecular diagnostic products using design control process, following FDA regulations required
  • Notable contribution to proven clearance of FDA regulated medical devices



  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401K
  • Direct Hire
  • Paid time off


Ask for: Caitlin Kenny

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