Careers at BioFluidica

BioFluidica is an early stage diagnostic company that has developed a revolutionary technology platform to detect circulating biomarkers in blood samples to diagnose cancer with unprecedented precision and accuracy. This technology was clinically validated and is moving into the commercial development phase.

BioFluidica offers career opportunities for growth, learning and the satisfaction in a working environment that supports discovery and encourages collaboration. We are seeking talented, passionate professionals who thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented, cutting-edge biotechnology environment.

Open Positions

Position Title: Paid Internship or Full Time Administrative Assistant

Location: San Diego, CA

Position Summary: Entry level position for marketing, administrative assistant, with social media responsibility.

Responsibilities Include: Assist with corporate marketing and creative social media activities, support the company front desk, answering corporate phone line, helping with scheduling, filing of documents and posting social media content.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor of Art in combination with a can “do attitude”, independent thinker and highly organinized personality.

Required Technical Expertise

  • Social media savvy
  • Website building and updates
  • Knowledge of HTML
  • Media production, video making, creativity
  • Writing, blogging
  • Precise data entry into databases

Personal characteristics

  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work within a multi-functional team
  • Pleasant phone interaction
  • Enthusiastic and flexible to undertake different responsibilities as needed
  • Analytical and detail-oriented

Compensation: Dependent upon qualifications and experience.

To Apply: If you are interested in being part of building the next generation diagnostic technology that will impact the well-being of millions of people, please send your CV and a letter stating your interests to jobs@biofluidica.com. Please put the job reference code Administrative Assistant 20180920 in the subject line of the email.

BioFluidica is an diagnostic company that has developed a revolutionary technology platform to detect circulating biomarkers in blood samples to diagnose cancer with unprecedented precision and accuracy. This technology has been clinically validated and is in the commercial development phase.

BioFluidica offers career opportunities for growth, learning and the satisfaction in a working environment that supports discovery and encourages collaboration. We are seeking talented, passionate professionals who thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented, cutting-edge biotechnology environment.


Position Title: Senior Research Associate, Full Time

Location: San Diego, CA

Position Summary: We are looking for an energetic and self-motivated candidate with strong work ethics for the position of senior research associate to assist in development and validation of microfluidic chips and processes for analysis of circulating tumor cells, CTC, in test and clinical samples. Specific histology experience desired.

Job Description: The SRA will be responsible for working with various cell lines to identify, capture, stain and characterize for use on slide and microfluidic chips. The SRA will work with researchers on a dynamic basis with an ability to work independently. This person will also participate in execution and optimization of current protocols for cell staining. The SRA will aid the other company functions including microfluidic chip testing and experimental analysis. The successful candidate must be willing to take on new job related responsibilities and vary work schedule to accommodate company needs and may require occasional long work days.

Required Qualifications:

  • Scientific background in tumor biology, hematology or immuno-oncology
  • Experience with immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence microscopy
  • Prepare slides using Cytospin and scan slide using fluorescence microscopy
  • Analyze images using fluorescence microscopy software
  • Assist senior scientists with assay tech transfer
  • Organize, compile results and assist senior scientists with data analysis and reporting
  • Comfortable working with human blood
  • Demonstrated experience in all aspects of histology and enthusiasm performing this work
  • Demonstrated capability in troubleshooting and analyzing IHC/IF experiments

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior industry experience in histology and assay development is a strong plus
  • BS or MS in Biological or Bioengineering sciences
  • 3+ years of industry experience
  • Previous experience with human blood or CTC isolation is a plus
  • Must display strong analytical and problem solving skills and attention to details
  • Outstanding written and verbal skills required. The candidate is required to keep detailed records of experiments and prepare presentations on a regular basis.
  • Highly self-motivated and detailed team player

Compensation: Dependent upon qualifications and experience, with an excellent benefits package.

To Apply: If you are interested in being part of building the next generation diagnostic technology that will impact the well-being of millions of people, please send your CV and a letter stating your interests to jobs@biofluidica.com. Please put the job reference code Senior Research Associate 2018020801 in the subject line of the email.


Position Title: Scientist, Full Time

Location: San Diego, CA

Position Summary: Assist in development and validation of microfluidic chips and instrumentation for analysis of circulating tumor cells, CTC, in test and clinical samples.

Responsibilities Include: Execution of existing benchtop and on-chip cellular and molecular assay protocols, quality control testing, optimization of assay performance, report writing, preparation of SOPs.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry or molecular biology with relevant laboratory experience. Post-doctoral or industry experience related to surface modification for attachment of various biological molecules or DNA linkers. Hands on experience in bench top assays for molecular and cellular analysis, cell culture maintenance and expansion, extraction and purification of circulating markers, such as nucleic acids, proteins, and exosomes, from biological samples, bioassay development and troubleshooting. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills, and ability to follow the detailed procedures in existing protocols are essential. Experience in fluorescence microscopy is a plus.

Required Technical Expertise:

  • Thorough knowledge of surface chemistry for attachment of various biological molecules as well as oligonucleotides
  • Knowledge of polymer surface chemistry
  • Hands on experience with development of diagnostic assays for blood samples
  • Competent in writing up protocols and committed to detailed note-taking
  • Experience with microfluidics and automation a plus

Personal characteristics:

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work within a multi-functional team
  • Enthusiastic and flexible to undertake different responsibilities as needed
  • Analytical and detail-oriented

Compensation: Dependent upon qualifications and experience, with an excellent benefits package.

To Apply: If you are interested in being part of building the next generation diagnostic technology that will impact the well-being of millions of people, please send your CV and a letter stating your interests to jobs@biofluidica.com. Please put the job reference code Scientist 2017080102 in the subject line of the email.


Position Title: Intern

Location: San Diego, California

Position Summary: Assist in manufacturing and processing of microfluidic chips for use in blood diagnostics and continuous improvement of existing processes.

Responsibilities Include: General organization and application of surface molecules to microfluidic chips, quality control testing, optimization of assay performance, documentation.

Required Qualifications: We are looking for a student working on a B.S. in chemistry, biochemistry or molecular biology with relevant laboratory experience. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills, and ability to follow the detailed procedures in existing protocols are essential.

Personal Characteristics: Ability to work within a multi-functional team, Enthusiastic and flexible to undertake different responsibilities as needed, Analytical and detail-oriented

Compensation: Unpaid

To Apply: If you are interested in being part of building the next generation diagnostic technology that will impact the well-being of millions of people, please send your CV and a letter stating your interests to jobs@biofluidica.com. Please put the job reference code Manufacturing Intern 2018050101 in the subject line of the email.