Job Openings at Module

Principal Scientist PS-MIPL/01 1
Research Scientist RS-1 1
Research Scientist RS-2 1

Interested candidates may send their resumes with cover letter to usmank@moduleinnovations.com by 30th June 2021.  Please mention the post code in the subject line of the email.

Principal Scientist, Assay Development

Location:  

Pune, MAHARASHTRA, INDIA-411008

Posting date:  May 26, 2021

Post Code: PS-MIPL/01

The Principal Scientist will be accountable for leading/managing a team of scientists in the development of novel diagnostics devices for bacterial Identification and Rapid Anti Microbial Resistance as well as contribute to development of existing products and ongoing research, methods or techniques that supports the company’s objectives.

Job Description & Main Accountabilities:

  • Lead/manage a team of scientists and technicians, driving to critical milestones and deliverables in support of Module Innovation’s product development and deadline based launch activities.
  • Ensure good product development/support/continuous improvement by optimizing the use of technical resources in alignment with company’s goals.  Plans and designs experiments using DOE and other advanced methodologies as appropriate based on project needs.  Interprets results and draws conclusions to continue the work or adapts design following correct design controls.
  • Assures a consistent scientific lead on projects by planning and developing an adapted technical approach.  Assesses resources, coordinates, collaborates, and delegates tasks as appropriate, anticipates and resolves technical issues, prepares timelines, project reports and project assessments.  Makes recommendations that assures respect of QA/QC policy as well as a timely closure.
  • Monitors scientific literature and keeps systematically informed of advances in a specific field of expertise: scientific developments, competitor information as well as customer needs through both internal and external networks.  May propose and evaluate new products, process or technologies.  Communicates technical information internally and externally within the scientific community in order to benefit the company.
  • Authors marketing white papers and scientific publications, including publications in peer reviewed journals.  Presents at local and international scientific conferences.
  • Contributes to continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Coordinate, prepare and present the scientific data generated to investors as and when needed.

Qualifications and Experience:     

  • Ph.D. +5 years, M.Tech. +7 years of relevant experience. Industrial experience will be valued highly.
  • Ph.D./ M.Tech in Microbiology/Biochemistry/Molecular In-Vitro Diagnostics/Biosensors & Bioengineering.
  • Minimum of 3+ years leading and managing a team needed
  • Demonstrated excellence in product development experience; molecular in-vitro diagnostics experience is valued and demonstrated via publication in high impact peer reviewed research papers.
  • Clinical or industrial microbiology education, with strong associated laboratory skills and experience will be an advantage.
  • Extensive knowledge of Microbiology, Materials Chemistry, Bioconjugation, and biochemistry
  • Demonstrated success in leadership and managerial experience.
  • Innovative thinker
  • Excellent problem solving skills and decision making ability
  • Experience with experimental design, design controls, and statistical analysis
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to write project reports and present to scientific meetings and customers
  • Experience in writing Grant and funding proposals in industrial and/or academic setting.

Research Scientist

Essential Qualifications

RS-1: PhD in Chemistry/Nanotechnology/Organic Chemistry/ Chemical Biology/Bioengineering. Knowledge of microbiological methods will be an advantage.

RS-2: PhD in Microbiology/Life Science/Molecular Biology or similar disciplines.

Experience in Diagnostics/Biosensor, monoclonal antibody generation (and its bioconjugations) will be an advantage. 

Who shall be the best candidate?

RS-1

Strong preference will be given to candidates who are highly skilled in the areas of nanoparticle synthesis, functionalization and conjugation, surface chemistry or similar areas. Candidates with expertise in biosensor/DNA sensors/Aptamer based biosensor with bioconjugation chemistry will be preferred.

Candidate will be required to perform bench work in the lab and should demonstrate excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills. Ability to deliver within deadlines is a must.

RS-2

Strong preference will be given to the candidates who are highly skilled in microbiological growth techniques, antibiotic-microbial relationship with work experience in antimicrobial resistance mechanisms. Candidate should be well versed with international Antibiotic resistance guidelines such as CLSI and EUCAST.

Candidate will be required to perform bench work in the lab and should demonstrate excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills. Ability to deliver within deadlines is a must.

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The candidate must be a strong individual contributor within a multidisciplinary team comprising engineers, biologists, chemists within the framework of milestone – driven research project. Strong written and oral communication skills are required. A demonstrated record of high technical achievement (evidenced by publication in high impact scientific journals, patents) along with demonstrated ability to conduct creative, independent research is required.

To know more about what we do visit www.moduleinnovations.com

Interested candidates may send their resumes with cover letter to usmank@moduleinnovations.com by 30th June 2021.  Please mention the post code in the subject line of the email.