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Senior Scientist - Assay Development


South San Francisco, CA

Posted September 23

Job Description

At InterVenn, we believe that no one should ever be blindsided by disease. Our technology enables and empowers the understanding of glycoproteomics, an additional, innovative layer of biology beyond the genome and the proteome, using a simple blood draw. InterVenn’s powerful solutions are broadening humankind’s understanding and treatment of a range of diseases, including cancer. We look forward to our team being joined by new members who have diverse perspectives and backgrounds, who are solution-oriented, and who are ready to challenge the status quo.  If this is you, please read-on and apply? Together, we will change the world.
InterVenn Biosciences is seeking talented, experienced and self-driven analytical chemistry  experts to join our highly collaborative and supportive team.  The desired candidates would have experience in the field of mass spectrometry- based assay development and validation. Their work will enable commercial launching of epi- proteomics clinical biomarker assays.
  • Develop, validate, and standardize LC/MS analytical methods for glycoproteomics biomarker quantitation. 
  • Review data for technical content and regulatory compliance.
  • Analyze and evaluate material and products at all stages of the development process under stringent quality and time requirements.
  • Prepare final reports, invention disclosures, and Standard Operating Procedures for internal and external use.
  • Collaborate with CLIA team on technology transfer of validated assays in preparation for commercial launching.
  • Ensure analytical equipment is maintained in good working order; troubleshoots and performs minor repairs as needed.
  • Maintain a safe and orderly laboratory and ensure compliance with all safety policies and practices.
  • Manage multiple projects within timelines according to high scientific and ethical standards.
  • Promote a culture of transparency and traceability across all aspects of laboratory operations.
  • Maintain keen awareness of new technology developments and actively assess and evaluate, and, as appropriate, adapt them.



  • MS or Ph.D. in biological sciences, chemistry or analytical chemistry or related discipline.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of industrial experience with hands-on experience in analytical chemistry.
  • Extensive experiences in developing and validating LC-MS/MS (SRM/MRM) methods for quantification, preferably of proteins/peptides. 
  • Must be skilled in the operation of LC-MS, especially triple quadrupoles.
  • Experience/knowledge of cGMP/GLP procedures is prefered.
  • Familiarity with regulatory guidelines on bioanalysis (FDA, CLSI, CAP) is a plus. 
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  • Must be highly motivated and capable of working independently or under minimal supervision to deliver results under tight deadlines.
  • Up to date with technology trends, interested in  learning and developing novel data solutions and applications.
  • Strong and collaborative work ethic; must be a self-starter and persistent in achieving goals. 
  • Attention to detail and ability to multitask.
  • Proven record of being a fast learner, and a flexible and mindful team player.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to InterVenn’s values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a fun place to work. Come to do the best work of your life here at InterVenn.

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