Seeking an R&D intern in microfluidics that works in collaboration with the R&D team on various projects. He or she will make detailed observations, analyze data, and interpret results. The intern will help prepare technical reports, summaries, protocols, and quantitative analyses. The intern will be expected to maintain familiarity with current scientific literature and may also be responsible for conducting his or her own experiments.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Hands-on testing, integration and optimization of microfluidic systems including fluidics, hardware, firmware, software, and chemistry/reagents
Quickly fabricate and test prototyped microfluidic systems
Conduct system level testing, assay testing, image analysis
Translate benchtop assays to prototype microfluidic systems
Conduct various experiments, generate, and analyze results of experiments
Prepare technical reports or presentation of experimental results to the company
Maintain accurate record of laboratory work according to FDA standards and regulations
Assist other departments as needed, performing clerical tasks as assigned
Must be able to commit at least 15 to 20 hours per week.
3rd and 4th-year students and recent grads in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering or related majors
Enthusiastic and self-motivated
Knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices and biohazard safety a plus
It is the policy of Epinex Diagnostics to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. In addition, Epinex will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills, required of employees assigned to this position.
To apply, please email your cover letter, unofficial transcript, and resume to Marco Robles (Marco@epinex.com).