General Purpose
We are looking for a full-time R&D Specialist to join our Research and Development team based in OSTİM/ANKARA, and work on designing in vitro diagnostic (IVD) products.
Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Design and perform experiments in compliance with GLP.
  • Work with broad range of chemicals and human blood products under regulated and controlled conditions.
  • Perform routine instrument maintenance.
  • Keep prompt, accurate and precise records; prepare and revise traceable technical documentation in compliance with quality assurance tasks in R&D Lab.
  • Analyze the data using appropriate methodology and tools; prepare summaries and report to the R&D Manager.
  • Ensure assay development processes meet the project mini dead-lines, milestones and timelines.
  • Adherence to CLSI guidelines where applicable; and to requirements outlined in ISO 13485.
  • Perform minor and major risk assessment activities in every relevant aspect of laboratory performance and project design.
  • Prepare and perform intra-departmental training upon requirement.
  • Prepare SOPs and perform inter-departmental training to facilitate and complete design transfer to manufacturing.
  • Attendance and participation in R&D meetings and report of progress to the R&D Manager.
  • Prepare and present written and oral reports to internal and external audiences as required.
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor degree in biological sciences or chemistry (preference will be given to candidates with Master’s or PhD in a relevant topic)
  • Minimum 2 years hands-on lab experience (PhD will be preferred)
  • Competency in immunoassay techniques
  • Competency in protein and DNA analysis techniques
  • Knowledge of raw materials
  • Knowledge of laboratory safety standards and compliance
  • Knowledge of quality systems and standards (such as ISO 13485, CLSI) will be preferred
  • Knowledge of clinical chemistry and related analysis techniques will be preferred
Key Competencies
  • good laboratory practice
  • innovative and analytical thinking
  • strong problem solving skills
  • planning and organizing
  • self-discipline and responsibility
  • time management
  • attention to detail
  • decision-making
  • interpersonal and communication skills
  • team work
  • fluency in written and spoken English
  • solid computer skills
  • stress tolerance

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