Senior Research Associate




San Diego, CA

Job Type

Full Time

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What We’re Looking For

Cue Health Inc. is seeking to hire a full-time Senior Research Associate.  Your primary responsibility will be to execute experiments to test of in vitro diagnostic cartridges during 2nd shift.  You will play a key role supporting cartridge development.


  • Execute experiments to test of in vitro diagnostic cartridges, including cartridge preparation and autopsy

  • Prepare of solutions and other material for R&D and manufacturing use

  • POC for team delegation and training

  • Generate QC or manufacturing documentation

  • Execute nucleic acid amplification / biochemical assays

  • Develop new methodologies, assays, and products in a fast-paced development environment

  • Facilitate optimization of assay conditions to achieve commercial levels of stability, robustness, and performance

  • Conduct clear and concise communication with colleagues (cross-functional) and supervisors through oral updates, written reports and technical meetings


  • Adaptable to working 2nd shift hours

  • BS degree in a science or engineering discipline

  • 5+ years’ relevant experience is required in analytical or biochemical based techniques

  • Proficient in documentation for production environments

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

  • Extremely detail oriented with excellent hands-on laboratory and experimental skills

  • Proven level of high technical proficiency, initiative and independent thought

  • Excellent pipetting skills

  • Aptitude to understand mechanical failures in diagnostic cartridges

Preferred Skills:

  • Background in a science or engineering discipline with knowledge of manufacturing processes

  • Experience with nucleic acid amplification is a plus

  • Experience in the medical device industry is a plus


As part of Cue, you will:

You will play a key role supporting cartridge development.

Where you’ll work

You will work in a modern open office located in Sorrento Valley in San Diego, CA, with a lot of natural light. As an early employee your contribution will set the pace and have an impact in Cue’s future. Your work and ideas will be valued and respected, and we hope you will find enjoyment working with a great team on such an innovative device.

Perks within Cue culture

  • New computer equipment

  • Unlimited snacks

  • Competitive salary

  • Stock options