Assistant Scientist

Sedia Biosciences is hiring an Assistant Scientist at our Beaverton, Oregon location. At Sedia, we create diagnostic and disease-monitoring products that provide cost effective solutions for rapid, near patient testing. We are currently seeking responsible individuals motivated to help research and develop our future diagnostic products.

Position Summary

Conducts moderately complex research and development occasionally requiring independent judgement as instructed or directed by higher level R&D personnel, focused on supporting the company’s product, technology and services research and development program. Typically trains less experienced personnel in routine techniques and procedures.

FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt

Reports to:  Associate Scientist/Scientist/Senior Scientist/Project Manager/Senior Project Manager

Primary Responsibilities

  • Executes experiments, protocols and studies under protocols or the outlined direction of more senior R&D personnel;
  • Performs data entry and basic data analysis, typically from preset forms, workbooks or spreadsheets,
  • Develops cause and effect relationships in consultation with more senior R&D personnel.
  • Formulates reagents and developmental work in processes following GMPs, GLPs or sound laboratory practices as may be appropriate;
  • Ensures proper formulation of reagents according to manufacturing documents and/or R&D recipes.
  • Maintains R&D notebook documenting studies, experiments, data collection and R&D recipes not otherwise documented
  • Other duties may be assigned by supervisor.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Entry Level position requiring B.A. or B.S. in Biochemistry/Immunology/Microbiology/Biology/Genetics/ or similar discipline involving academic training in basic biology and chemistry. Some relevant laboratory experience required (min 2-3 terms of laboratory classes).


For consideration, please apply with a resume and cover letter.

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Sedia Biosciences Corp.
Attention: HR (List positions you are applying for, separated by commas, here).
9590 Gemini Drive
Beaverton, OR 97008-7166


Sedia is a privately held medical device and diagnostics company founded in 2009 and based in Beaverton Oregon. Sedia is committed to the development of novel epidemiological and diagnostic assays and clinical specimen collection products intended to expand access to healthcare worldwide. For additional information, see our website at


Looking for a new opportunity? We’re looking for you. In addition to being part of an innovative team striving to make a difference in the world, Sedia offers a competitive benefits package.


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