Scientist, Clinical Molecular Diagnostics

April 30, 2018
Baltimore, Maryland


PapGene, Inc. is a Baltimore-based molecular diagnostics company commercializing high-complexity laboratory developed tests (LDTs) for cancer diagnostics. PapGene’s core technology uses innovative massively parallel sequencing (MPS) techniques invented by world-leading cancer researchers at Johns Hopkins University.

PapGene is seeking a Scientist with strong Molecular Diagnostics experience to join our growing team.

Essential Duties:

The Clinical Molecular Diagnostic Scientist will play a central role in developing and optimizing PapGene’s advanced diagnostic assays. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with internal colleagues to improve assay functionality and streamline testing protocols.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Perform hands-on tasks to design, optimize, and validate targeted sequencing panels for cancer diagnostic assays.
  • Troubleshoot problems related to the assay, its associated equipment and/or inconclusive test results.
  • Evaluate and develop new technologies for MPS sequencing-based diagnostic assays.


    • PhD, or equivalent, in Molecular Biology, or related field.
    • Experience in development and optimization of nucleic acid technologies with a strong preference for experience with MPS sequencing-based genomic assays.
    • Creative, independent, well organized, collaborative, and solution oriented.

    To be considered for this position, please forward a copy of your resume to and include a cover letter explaining why you think your background is a good fit for this job description.

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