Research Associate at Nima
San Francisco, CA, US
We are Nima, building the world’s first connected food sensor.

We are looking for a Research Associate who will contribute to developing and optimizing a portable gluten and allergen testing device, in a fast-moving R&D environment. This is a part-time position, starting at 3 days/week, with the potential to be converted full time.
Responsibilities

Assist engineers and scientists with various product testing, and perform other related job functions
Enter, process, evaluate, and present relevant data
Prepare test protocols, execute tests, and write detailed reports and presentations
Develop new assays for Nima’s product lines
Work with cross-functional team to integrate the technology into Nima device, and optimize the technology in order to achieve the best overall Nima-system performance
Collaborate with other team members to lead and assist any requirement from the company
Qualifications

Valid US work authorization
BS or MS in biochemistry, bioengineering, chemistry, chemical engineering or equivalent discipline
At least 1 year of experience in biotech industry
Comfortable with Excel, PowerPoint, and Word is required
Being able to follow instructions closely with attention to details is required
Excellent organizational, record keeping and communication skills
A strong work ethic to generate high quality data under tight deadlines in a fast-pace environment
Independent worker, while being able to collaborate with others
A quick learner, creative, enthusiastic, and proactive work attitude
Willingness to overachieve
If you are interested, please provide:

A copy of your CV or resume
A cover letter (no more than 1 page) describing yourself and why you are interested in this position
Your availability for the next 1 year
Your expected pay rate range