|Desired Industry: Biotech
|Desired Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts
||Date Posted: 5/12/2007
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: immediate
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience
||Willing to Travel: Yes, Less Than 25%
|Highest Degree Attained: Doctoral
||Willing to Relocate: Yes
Seeking a Scientist/Senior scientist position in
-maintaining and improving the existing R&D project
-starting new R&D projects
-writing and conducting SBIR proposals
-manufacture and product quality
Glucose monitoring/continuous glucose monitoring
Electrolyte/blood gas analysis
Electrochemical sensor and electrochemistry
Biomedical sensor and biosensor
Sensor microfabrication, MEMS and nanotechnology
Laboratory animal model
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
•7 years of industry experience developing electrochemical sensor and reagent technology for electrolyte/blood gas analysis.
•4 years of research experience developing long-term implantable biosensors and laboratory animal models for continuous glucose monitoring.
•Strong ability starting new R&D projects and solving technical difficulties.
•Solid education and research background in analytical chemistry, electrochemistry, spectrometry, material sciences, membrane chemistry and clinical chemistry.
•Experience with proposal writing, conducting and closing.
•1 year of experience conducting product quality inspection of Class I & II medical devices with Chinese FDA.
•Work knowledge of IACUC policies, FDA medical device regulations and ISO9001.
•Self-starter/highly-motivated person with pleasant personality and high sense of responsibility.
•8+ biomedical sensor prototypes, 1 US patent, 20+ major publications.
Department of Chemistry, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
B. Sc./1986: Major in analytical chemistry
Ph.D./1992: Research field: Study of liquid/liquid micro-interface electrochemistry and computer-controlled electrochemical systems
University of South Florida, Florida
•Develop and characterize biocompatible polymer materials for long-term implantable glucose sensors.
•Optimize sensor design and sensor fabrication technology to improve the lifetime in vitro and in vivo.
•Develop sensor implantation methods and laboratory animal models for testing biomaterials and various drug or growth factor delivery systems to potentially minimize or modulate tissue reactions.
•Evaluate the long-term performance of glucose sensors in rats and the influences of tissue reactions and vascularization on glucose transport.
The University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
Jan 2001-Feb 2003
•Identified chemical compounds and experiment routes.
•Designed the high-pressure electrochemical cell.
•Synthesized, purified and characterized specific transition-metal phthalocyanine complexes.
•Investigated the kinetics of electrode reactions of the phthalocyanine complexes in polar donor solvents under high-pressure.
Biotechnology Research Institute, NRC, Montreal, Canada
Oct 2000-Jan 2001
•Prepared impedance cell biosensor arrays.
•Studied sf-9 insect cell metabolism during growth and infection by using cell biosensors.
Beijing Nittec Medical Equipment Co., Ltd., BMEI, Beijing, China
Aug 1992-Oct 2000
SCIENTIST to PROJECT MANAGER
•Managed a small sensor R&D group and two city-sponsored SBIR grants regarding electrolyte/blood gas technology.
•Responsible for biomedical sensor design, testing, validation, assembly and packaging, reagent formulation.
•Formulated ion-selective sensitive membranes (PVC and glass).
•Established fabrication of PVC-based and glassed ISEs.
•Developed and prototyped K+, Na+, Cl-, Ca2+, pH, pCO2, pO2, reference electrodes and multi-analyte calibration reagents for electrolytes and blood gas analyzers.
•Assisted instrument section in designing standard operation procedures and flow-through systems.
•Provided technical supports with training, troubleshooting, presentations and demonstration
•Worked with Chinese FDA on conducting authoritative product inspection and providing test reports for clients’ PMA (1999 only)
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