• Research Scientist – Molecular and Cell Biology

    Position Location US-CA-Rancho Santa Margarita
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    Applied Medical is dedicated to providing innovative products, programs and solutions that meet clinical needs and improve patient outcomes. As a new generation medical device company, Applied is equally committed to improving the affordability and accessibility of high-quality healthcare. Applied’s team members enjoy a dynamic, team-focused environment that allows opportunity for growth and choice in individual career paths through skills development, training and advanced business knowledge.  If you would like to be a part of a company making a significant and sustainable impact on healthcare, then Applied Medical is the place for you.


    We seek a highly motivated molecular and cell biologist to join a dynamic research and development team engaged in basic research involved in assessing cell health and metabolism. The candidate will be responsible for being part of a collaborative multidisciplinary team dedicated to research and development projects for various applications in medical device manufacturing and product development.


    The person should be a highly motivated, hands-on experimentalist who thrives in a collaborative, multidisciplinary environment. Emphasis is on the ability to successfully perform experiments with minimal supervision and interact well in a team environment.


    The ideal candidate will have experience in molecular/cellular biology, biochemistry and be knowledgeable in culturing techniques of primary human cells. 

    Position Description

     As a Research Scientist – Molecular and Cell Biology, you will be responsible for working within the framework of a team and performing the following activities:

    • Design, implement and advance Cellular Biology based scientific experiments
    • Provide critical analysis of data, report results of studies and make recommendations to scientific leaders in a timely, thorough, and coherent manner
    • Maintain detailed and organized documentation related to work and experiments performed
    • Write Standard Operating Procedures for units and procedures developed
    • Implement appropriate lab safety practices

    Position Requirements

     This position requires the following skills and attributes:


    • A degree in Molecular and Cell Biology or Biochemistry: Thesis M.S. with 3 years of laboratory research experience or Ph.D
    • Knowledge of standard cellular biology equipment, i.e. biosafety cabinet, incubator, centrifuge, autoclave, micropipettes, fluorescent and bright field microscopes
    • Knowledge of Molecular Biology techniques – ELISA, PCR/qPCR, cell biology assays, and cell culture initiation and maintenance


    The following skills and attributes are preferred:

    • Experience with growing and maintaining primary Human cell cultures
    • Knowledge of Biochemistry techniques such as fluorescence based assays


    • Training and mentorship with ongoing learning and development courses
    • On-campus wellness activities
    • Comprehensive medical and dental coverage
    • Education reimbursement program
    • 401(k) program with employer match
    • Generous holiday and vacation accrual


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