Senior Scientist Point of Care.

PathoFinder, founded in 2004 is a molecular diagnostics company, based in Maastricht (the Netherlands). The company focuses on the development and commercialization of comprehensive panels, with special emphasis on infectious diseases. PathoFinder's proprietary 2SmartFinder® technology enables the detection and differentiation of up to 24 viral, bacterial, fungal and parasitic pathogens in a single assay. PathoNostics, founded in 2011, is PathoFinder’s sister company and is focusing on the development and manufacturing of assays for fungal diagnostics. PathoFinder and PathoNostics are ISO13485 certified and all products comply with the CE-IVD guidelines.


Job omschrijving.

The Senior Scientist works within a team that develops a new point-of-care device for human in vitro diagnostic use. The Senior Scientist applies technical, scientific, and analytical skills to plan and execute the product development roadmap, finds solid novel solutions to technical challenges and collaborates closely with outsourcing partners. He/She supervises a team of technicians and scientists and works autonomously under the general guidance of the CSO.

Profiel van de kandidaat.

  • Master’s Degree/PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical technology, Chemistry  or related field;
  • Experience with Optics, Physics, Diagnostic Software - IT, and/or Microfluidics  is required; 
  • Experience in diagnostic product development under Design Control is preferred;
  • Knowledge of  CE-IVD guidelines is an advantage; 
  • Pioneer mentality and coaching/management skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, fluent in English.


The final candidate will be offered an attractive and competitive remuneration and benefits package.


If you are interested in this position and would like to know more about it, please contact:

Nele Geusens, PhD, Recruitment Consultant
T: +32 497 57 08 94

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