Danaher - Brea, CA

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Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems are found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world and produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. Hospital laboratories are our core clinical diagnostic customers. Our life science customers include pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, universities, medical schools and research institutions. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on six continents. For more than 75 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.


Senior Development Scientist Job Description: The Senior Development Scientist participates in the evaluation and development of new technologies as well as the support of existing Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM) reagents. The incumbent plans and/or performs studies for the development, evaluation and optimization of assay(s)within well-defined boundary conditions and timelines; performs and summarizes experiments independently; participates in identifying technical issues and recommending resolution; maintains well organized laboratory notebooks in compliance with relevant procedures; supports post-launch to resolve performance and/or quality issues; may supervise junior scientists; and may publish articles in scientific journals to advance the company´s marketing competitiveness.



Qualification: Strong laboratory skills are essential for this position. Classes in General and Organic Chemistry with laboratory and Biochemistry with laboratory are required. PhD in Biochemistry, Immunology, Biology or related majors with a strong emphasis on Chemistry. Candidates with strong statistical and computer skills have an advantage

Danaher Overview

Danaher is a diversified technology leader that designs, manufactures, and markets innovative products and services to professional, medical, industrial, and commercial customers. Our portfolio of premier brands is among the most highly recognized in each of the markets we serve. Danaher's portfolio is comprised of five reporting segments: Test & Measurement; Environmental; Life Sciences & Diagnostics; Dental; and Industrial Technologies. Driven by a foundation provided by the Danaher Business System, Danaher's 48,000 associates serve customers in more than 125 countries and generated $13.2 billion of revenue in 2010.




Job Function


Research and Development / Scientific

Primary Location


North America-United States-CA-Brea






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