Marin Biologic Laboratories is expanding and looking for a Ph.D.  Scientist for the role of Senior Scientist, Senior Director, or VP.

We are seeking a senior creative Ph.D with excellent communication and writing skills.  Our preference is a strong scientist with GLP/GMP regulatory experience, who can work in lab and manage projects meeting FDA compliance requirements, including SOPs, workbooks, data analysis and audits. Our preference is for an immunologist although other scientific expertise will be considered.  The candidate should be able to manage multiple projects and staff.  The scientist works directly with client scientists to develop proposals and manage cell-based functional assays, immunological assays, ELISA, FLOW and other assays using traditional and innovative new methods. The successful candidate should have the desire to be part of a fast-paced, rapidly evolving organization. The opportunity for advancement depends upon the experience and capability of the candidate.

Responsibilities and Requirements

  • Must be willing to live within commute distance, on-site “9 to 6”
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ph.D. with five or more years of industry experience ideally in immunology, molecular biology or similar field.
  • Strong laboratory skills and ability to analyze, interpret and trouble-shoot experiments
  • Establish hands on methods and then supervise research associates
  • Manage research associates through the successful completion of projects, including timelines and budget
  • Demonstrate time and resource management, interpersonal, organization and leadership skills
  • Write research/development proposals and reports
  • Communicate the status of projects and related issues to senior management.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with client companies to ensure smooth communication and functioning between organizations as proposal and project progresses
  • Strong motivation, attention to detail, ability to think independently and fully integrate into a high achieving team environment
  • Identify and track critical path laboratory issues and activities; enlist key people to resolve these obstacles in order to expedite each project through all stages of development
  • Contribute to strategic decisions by team; lay out alternatives, analyze implications of choices, represent fiscal perspective in decision making; develop solutions to issues as they arise
  • Support a culture of innovation that promotes teamwork and optimizes performance

About Us

Marin Bio provides innovative contract research and development for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.  We perform a wide variety of cutting-edge in vitro assays (including GLP/GMP regulated) that typically span several scientific fields (cell biology, immunology, molecular biology and biochemistry). Our culture is supportive and casual, but professional. Our web site is: .

Marin Bio offers competitive compensation and benefits and is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, please email a cover letter including salary requirements, and a copy of your resume to




Definitive Research of the Highest Quality

Laboratory research is at the core of the Biopharma and many other scientific development processes. Moving an idea through numerous stages to an eventual proof requires creativity, discipline, skill and insight. Many early stage and fully commercial companies have limited laboratory staffing, have staff maxed out on other projects or have no labs at all. All of these companies are looking for assistance from a team of lab professionals with practices and discipline equivalent or greater than their own. We understand that and tailor our services to meet your specific research needs.

Save Time, Save Money, Stay Focused on Your Top Priority

Outsourcing to Marin Biologic for research provides multiple benefits. Topmost of these is the focus on efficiency which creates savings for you on your timelines. We have the cadre of cell biology, biochemistry/enzymology, immunology and molecular PH.D.s to handle all phases of research. As a full GLP/GMP capable lab, everyone on our team sees past the work directly in front of them to bring a refreshing level of forethought to every research project. Our expertise and experience becomes your expertise and experience.