Sr. Scientist


Des Plaines, Illinois

a month ago

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Sr. Scientist
Des Plaines, Illinois

a month ago

Job Description

Job Title: Sr. Scientist
Duration: 6 Months
Location: Des Plaines, IL,  60018
Shift: 8 am – 5:00 pm

Job Description:

In this role, a scientist will:
  • Design/draft verification protocols/records for sensitivity, precision and linearity for molecular based assays.
  • Develop DOE for studies to support testing of commodities on the Alinity m platform
  • Have a strong analytical background and can recommend analytical studies to investigation commodity related issues • mine large datasets to identify trends or anomalies, then dive deep to get to a mechanistic root cause
  • Manage the day to day activities of two scientists
    The candidate must have: 
  • an MS in Biochemistry, biology, physics, or chemistry (Ph.D. is preferred)
  • a good understanding of molecular biology (especially PCR) • Experience with molecular assay testing
  • strong mathematical intuition
  • excellent investigative data analysis skills Ideally, the candidate would have hands-on experience with: 
  • JMP or statistical software 
  • PowerBI

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $34.00/hr.