Senior Research Scientist

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Bluejay Diagnostics is a medical diagnostics company focused on developing cost-effective, rapid, near-patient products for triage and monitoring of disease progression. To help us with our mission, we are searching for a Senior Research Scientist. This person will work with a multidisciplinary team to design, develop, and optimize new immunoassays.


  • Screen and evaluate performance of antibody/affinity pairs to capture components from human bodily fluids.
  • Develop and validate quality control materials
  • Develop and validate calibration and linearity materials
  • Author robust SOPs
  • Work with engineering to transfer to manufacturing.


  • PhD in a chemistry-related discipline and 3-5 years R&D experience in a medical device or related industry OR Master of Science in a chemistry-related discipline and 5-7 years R&D experience in a medical device or related industry.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the development of ELISA immunoassays.
  • Advanced technical leadership skills in an R&D setting, and demonstrated success leading small teams of scientists developing new assays and processes.
  • Strong experience working in a wetlab environment.
  • Operating understanding of BSL II requirements.
  • Cell culture experience (preferred)
  • ISO 13485, or ISO 17025 experience (preferred)
  • Demonstrate strong organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills.
  • Lead groups and work independently, without instruction.
  • Ability to function in a dynamic environment and balance multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Innovation-oriented and constantly seeking ways to improve processes and efficiencies.
  • A team mindset and excellence in open, transparent communication, and superior presentation skills.
  • Ability to commute to our Acton, MA laboratory.


  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Flexible spending account
Industry: Medical Device and In Vitro Diagnostics
Job Type: Full Time

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