Scientist to develop and validate diagnostic tests at Clear Gene (S18)
Better tests, from cancer to Covid
San Carlos, CA
Any (new grads ok)
About Clear Gene

We develop RNA diagnostic tests, from cancer to Covid.

About the role


We invite you to join our team of careful scientists as we develop new diagnostic tests. This position will support our COVID test and a new class of cancer diagnostics. We’re recruiting creative, analytically-minded Scientists to help us take our qPCR and isothermal tests through FDA and into clinic.

This is a full-time position in our San Carlos lab. It’s an opportunity to join an exciting, early-stage company and advance your career as the company grows.

Our ideal team member will:

  • Have exceptional and reproducible bench skills;
  • Creative scientific problem solving paired with careful analytical validation;
  • Use R to analyze experimental results and generate reproducible reports, or be eager to learn;
  • Understand the diagnostic regulatory environment, or be eager to learn;
  • Eager to work as part of a team; and
  • Share our passion for reproducibility, quality control, and version control


  • Careful scientist with Ph.D. in a relevant field;
  • Postdoc experience preferred;
  • Hands-on experience developing and validating qPCR for clinical tests;
  • Experience with RNA isolation;
  • Basic proficiency with R

You can apply directly here:


We combine advances in data science and molecular biology to improve clinical outcomes.

Our small team has three regulatory cleared In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) in 31 countries.... and counting.

You get to experience the full spectrum of activities:

  • discover biomarkers
  • develop machine learning models
  • develop and validate molecular assays (PCR and isothermal)
  • run clinical studies
  • obtain regulatory clearances
  • operate under quality management systems
  • manufacture diagnostic tests
  • sales/distribution, and
  • customer support

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