Job Opportunity: Applied Research Scientist at Molecular Sensing, Inc., Nashville, TN

Ashley Brady
February 3, 2016

Molecular Sensing Inc., is seeking an experienced biophysicist or biochemist for scientific application work at our headquarter laboratories in Nashville, Tennessee. Major responsibilities involve development of binding assays and characterization of drug-target interactions for our pharmaceutical client’s as part of our Drug Discovery Services outsourcing business.

The successful applicant has experience in the development and performance of bioanalytical ligand-target binding assays in the field of pharmaceutical drug discovery and target characterization. Furthermore, he/she will develop client work plans, conduct the assay development and screening work plan for client projects, provide written and oral communications with the client and support marketing and sales personnel by providing webinar presentations to prospective pharma clients.

He/she will conduct training of new pharma clients on both BSI instrumentation and methods development techniques. There will be limited travel to client sites to install BSI instrumentation and provide on-site training.

Desired Skills & Expertise

PhD in biochemistry, pharmacology or biophysics with experience in small molecule screening and assay development related to drug discovery research including excellent assay development skills. Good communication skills both written and oral. Ability to work well with pharmaceutical client scientists to define work plans and manage project implementation of drug binding characterization assays. Direct experience with SPR, ITC, FRET, Thermophoresis or radiolabel techniques is a plus.  Candidate must have a strong interest in being part of a business startup company environment and associated career growth opportunities.

Please forward your CV to William E. Rich, Ph.D., at