Job: Research Scientist—Electrochemistry

Research Scientist—Electrochemistry


San Diego, CA

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Research Scientist—Electrochemistry

Wondfo strives to improve quality of life and human health by developing and improving upon point of care in vitro diagnostic tests. At Wondfo USA’s new R&D site, you will assist in designing and creating potentially life-saving devices for the healthcare market. As a crucial part of a dynamic team, you will be involved in developing research ideas, executing experiments, and strategizing, and developing these concepts into viable products.


  • Lead a team in designing and implementing novel assays based on electrochemical detection methods
  • Execute essential product development steps including feasibility studies, optimization, and testing of biological samples.
  • Apply fundamental knowledge and good laboratory practice to develop assays with the end goal of detecting and quantifying biomarkers
  • Provide direction and mentor junior Research Scientists and Research associates in areas of expertise. Supervise team members in laboratory operations, while leading complex, multifaceted projects.
  • Prepare and present technical data summary for reports, protocols, and manufacturing procedures.
  • Anticipate potential set-backs and implement preventative measures.
  • Communicate effectively with both junior team members and with fellow senior scientists regarding project developments.
  • Contribute to patentable inventions and publications.
  • Lead design transfer from R&D to production, and process control effort in production


  • Ph.D in engineering or a related science
  • At least 2-3 years of experience in an industry setting, prefer biosensor related experience
  • Must be able to independently design and implement experiments
  • Must have experience in design transfer, and experience in process control in biosensor dispensing, lamination, and thick film printing
  • Experience in process improvement, and statistical process control. Experience with JMP, R, Minitab or other statistical software
  • Experience in electrochemical vitamin detection or electrochemical immunoassay is highly desirable
  • Experience in working with methylene blue mediator based electrochemical sensing preferred
  • Expertise in voltammetry, including Differential Pulse Voltammetry and Squarewave voltammetry
  • Experience with nanomaterial (metal, carbon nano tube, carbon nano fiber, graphene) applications in biosensors
  • Project management experience is preferred. Summarize data and present experiment result clearly and concisely
  • Must be bilingual in Mandarin Chinese—written and verbal
  • Some travel required, including international travel to China and other countries (15-25%)
  • California local candidate only, no relocation is offered for this position
  • Authorized to work in US


  • Paid Holidays
  • TBD depends on experience and education
  • Must provide desired salary range to be considered