Senior R&D Scientist

Posted Date: 22-Jul-2022

Location: Eysins, VD, CH, 1262

Company: Quotient

Building on 30 years of experience in transfusion diagnostics, Quotient is a commercial stage diagnostics company committed to delivering solutions that reshape the way diagnostics is practiced.  Quotient has two key product portfolios, Alba by Quotient and MosaiQTM 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. MosaiQ™ is designed to be a game-changing solution, which we believe will increase efficiencies, improve clinical practice, deliver significant workflow improvements and operational cost savings to laboratories around the world. Quotient’s operations are based in Eysins / Switzerland, Edinburgh / Scotland, and Chicago / Illinois.




Quotient is recruiting for a Senior R&D Scientist to join our MosaiQ Allergy & Autoimmune Assay Development team based at our site in Eysins.


The role is a full time, permanent position. The primary function of this role entails leading, coordinating, supervising and undertaking Design and Development projects in the R&D department of Quotient. This will include recording, analysing and reaching valid conclusions for complex investigations in consultation with the 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.



  • Minimum of a BSc degree in Biology or Biochemistry, or equivalent degree
  • Minimum 3 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 French and English