Nanopath is a well-funded Series A-stage company working to develop a first-in-class in vitro diagnostics platform to revolutionize the way we diagnose disease. Nanopath works to disrupt existing lengthy molecular testing methodologies by bringing them closer to the patient. We aim to improve the lives of patients, starting with women, using our purpose-built tool that provides actionable information within a single office visit.

The company is headquartered at The Engine, the premier tough technology incubator in the Kendall Square ecosystem. As a company, we are committed to health equity and the design of solutions for underserved populations and low-resource settings. Corporate sustainability – both environmental and social - is at the forefront of our decision making.

About the Role

  • Lead systems integration efforts of advanced next-generation diagnostic consumable and instrument
  • Alongside assay development teams, characterize performance and impact of various modules on system-level performance and robustness
  • Create and execute performance improvement plans based on module and system-level characterization work
  • Innovate and optimize in the fields of microfluidics, heat transfer, optics, and sample preparation
  • Drive robust test development and execution
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team to manage short and long term technical priorities
  • Develop foundational requirements, specifications, and verification criteria

Preferred Technical Qualifications

  • Expertise in advanced interdisciplinary systems such as optics, fluidics, and thermal management of biological samples
  • Ability to develop and evaluate product requirements, verification plans, configuration management schemes, and more
  • Knowledge of in-vitro diagnostics product development process
  • Experience with techniques such as PCR, Next-Gen Sequencing, etc
  • Broad exposure to industry functions ranging from design, manufacturing, and sustaining support
  • Comfort working in biological laboratories with a basic knowledge of wet lab instrumentation & equipment
  • Experience using commercial CAD packages (e.g., SolidWorks)

General Qualifications

  • B.S. in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or related technical discipline with at least 5 years of industry experience or M.S. with at least 3 years of industry experience
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, highly organized with demonstrated curiosity, scientific rigor and creative problem-solving
  • Proactive self-starter with eagerness to adapt to a fast-paced, dynamic startup environment
  • Passion for technology translation and willingness to shape Nanopath’s future

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Nanopath we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every point in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles!

Nanopath Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nanopath does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or agencies and we will not be responsible for any fees related to resumes that are unsolicited. Any resume submitted by an agency in the absence of a signed agreement will automatically become the property of Nanopath, and Nanopath will not owe any referral or other fees with respect thereto.

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