Senior R&D Scientist

Posted Date: 23 Sep 2023

Location: Eysins, VD, CH, 1262

Company: Quotient

Building on 30 years of experience in transfusion diagnostics, Quotient is committed to delivering solutions that reshape the way diagnostics is practiced.  Quotient has two key product portfolios, Alba by Quotient™ and MosaiQ™ by Quotient. The Alba by Quotient™ product range is comprised of high-quality reagents used to keep laboratories around the world running efficiently. They are sold directly to laboratories or through our OEM partners. MosaiQ™ by Quotient is our proprietary multiplex microarray technology, offering the world’s first fully automated, consolidated testing platform, allowing for multiple tests across different modalities. Quotient’s operations are based in Eysins, Switzerland, Edinburgh, Scotland and Chicago, Illinois.




Quotient is recruiting for a Senior R&D Scientist to join the Autoimmune and Allergy Assay Development Team. The role is a full-time, permanent position, based in Eysins, Switzerland. 




The primary function of this role entails leading, coordinating, supervising and undertaking Design and Development projects in the R&D department. This will include recording, analysing and reaching valid conclusions for complex investigations in consultation with the Group Leader, Team Leader or the Principal Scientist, enabling the completion of projects to the agreed timelines and the highest possible standards.




The main responsibilities will include:
•    Leading development studies and subsequently coordinating and undertaking work relating to specific Development projects. 
•    Analysing and interpreting complex data produced in studies and writing end of phase reports summarizing all development work performed.
•    Participating in commissioning and validation of new equipment. 
•    Preparing and reviewing formal documentation (e.g., SOPs) in consultation with the Team Leader / Principal Scientist.
•    Ensure full Product Lifecycle documentation is maintained.
•    Leading project teams for interdisciplinary / interdepartmental / collaborative projects to ensure projects progress efficiently and effectively. 
•    Actively maintaining an awareness of scientific and technical literature to ensure the development of innovative projects and products.




•    Holder of a BSc degree in Biology or Biochemistry, or equivalent degree
•    3-5 years of experience in IVD environment (immunoassay development and optimisation)
•    Experience of method development and working in a regulated environment
•    A detailed knowledge of Design Control requirements and application
•    Strong data analysis capability and experience of using analytical methods.
•    Coordinating and managing projects / products to successful completion
•    Recording and reporting on experimental outcomes
•    Writing and delivering presentations
•    Fluent in English, French is an asset