Development Scientist II in Chaska, Minnesota at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: BEC010110

About Us

At Beckman Coulter, we are dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory. For more than 80 years, we have been a trusted partner for laboratory professionals, helping to advance scientific research and patient care. We do challenging work on a global scale, and are invested in growing our associates’ careers. We embrace continuous improvement, and are passionate about moving science and healthcare forward.

We have a vital role at Beckman Coulter: our focus on innovation, reliability and efficiency has led us to become the partner of choice for clinical, research and industrial customers all over the world.

Beckman Coulter is a Danaher company, operating in two industries: Diagnostics and Life Sciences. 


The Development Scientist II performs studies for the development, evolution and optimization of assay(s) within well-defined boundary conditions and timelines; performs and summarizes experiments independently; participates in identifying technical issues and assisting in their resolution; maintains well organized laboratory notebooks in compliance with relevant procedures; supports departmental technical infrastructure.


•        Participate in development and commercialization of enzyme linked immunoassays for the Access Immunoassay system.

•        Work within a project team, and take direction from a project leader or senior scientist.

•        Perform experiments to demonstrate clinical utility and manufacturability of new biologic markers for the detection and/or monitoring of various diseases or conditions.

•        Responsible for documentation of studies performed and conclusions.

Willingness to work in an ISO9000/FDA regulated environment.

Job Requirements


Requirements for a Development Scientist II in Assay Development:

•       Candidates must have training in the life sciences (e.g. biology, biochemistry, microbiology, or medical related sciences), clinical medicine, or some clinical experience.

•       Candidates must have at least one of the following levels of experience:

        o   Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of experience

        o   Master’s degree  and 0-2+ years experience

•       Experience working within cross-functional teams is necessary.

•       Working knowledge of statistical methods and design of experiments would be an advantage.


Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.