Date Posted: Jan 7, 2019
The Senior Scientist is responsible for assisting with the development of a lateral flow immunoassay that uses a swab acquired saliva specimen. The candidate must be a subject matter expert in human saliva, including its constituents, the physiology of its production, its rheological properties, and sources of its variability. The Senior Scientist will be responsible for applying this knowledge to the development of a point-of-care test for periodontitis (gum disease). The candidate should have either a MS degree with at least 3 years of experience or a PhD in biology, biochemistry, or a related field.