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Scientist is pioneering a new approach to pharmaceutical research.

By simplifying the creation of complex experiments, we enable pharmaceutical, biotech and academic researchers to Outsource Everything But the GeniusTM. This dramatically simplifies drug research, reduces costs and expands access to the latest cutting-edge tools and technologies. We are the current industry leader, with multi-year partnerships with 10 of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies and the US National Institutes of Health.

We are seeking talented, hard-working individuals who want to transform how medical research is done and speed up the discovery of new cures for cancer, Alzheimer’s, diabetes and thousands of other common and rare diseases.  We offer a competitive salary, stock options at a rapidly growing start-up company, excellent medical benefits, a 401K plan and the ability to set your own hours and vacation time.  We are headquartered in the KARMA Building less than 100 meters from the Pacific Ocean in Solana Beach, California.

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Job Description

Full-time Boston (Cambridge)-based employee whose main responsibility will be to connect with, train, and engage Scientist.com users in-person and online.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide marketplace customer support for biopharma companies in the Boston area
  • Explain and educate new users on the benefits of using the marketplace
  • Run regular on-site training sessions and office hours for scientists using the marketplace
  • Develop face-to-face customer relationships with scientists, business operations, and procurement
  • Troubleshoot and assist when users have questions/concerns/issues about the marketplace
  • Ensure customer satisfaction through request management
  • Present summaries and updates at weekly internal team meetings
  • Drive early adoption of the marketplace
Job Requirements
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • BS, MS or PhD in a scientific field (or equivalent work experience)
  • Self-starter capable of working independently
  • Scientific CRO sales or customer service experience is highly desired
Job Description
  • Half-time to full-time employee or consultant whose main responsibility will be to connect with and engage marketplace suppliers by phone and email
  • Reach out to new and existing suppliers
  • Document and track supplier responses
  • Prepare reports for scientists and suppliers
  • Present summaries at team meetings

Responsibilities may be expanded to include:

  • Training new suppliers to use the supplier portal (aka the “Backoffice”)
  • Troubleshooting supplier problems
  • On-site visits to suppliers
Job Requirements
  • Excellent phone and email communication skills
  • B.S. in a scientific field (or equivalent work experience)
  • Some flexibility in work hours (for contacting suppliers in other countries)
Benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • Stock options at a rapidly-growing start-up company
  • Work from your home or in our office
  • Possibility of rapid career development
  • Allows you to help make the world a better place
Job Description

Half-time to full-time Japan-based employee or consultant whose main responsibility will be to review, optimize and fulfill scientific sourcing requests and to connect with and engage marketplace users by phone, by email and in person.

  • Carefully review and optimize all new sourcing requests
  • Carry out background research as needed
  • Help identify and select qualified research suppliers
  • Verify user and supplier compliance
  • Troubleshoot any user problem
  • Provide purchasing assistance as needed
  • Provide regular onsite and online marketplace training
  • Participate in science networking events
Job Requirements
  • Fluency in Japanese and English
  • BS, MS or PhD in a scientific field (or equivalent work experience)
  • Excellent phone and email communication skills
  • Self-starter capable of working independently
  • Good presentation skills
  • Able to live and travel within Japan
Benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • Stock options at a rapidly-growing start-up company
  • Work from your home or in our office
  • Possibility of rapid career development
  • Allows you to help make the world a better place
Job Description

We are looking for a Ruby developer with experience in application development, cloud deployment and infrastructure automation. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and have a passion for building beautiful, simple applications with cutting-edge technology. We are looking for an experienced engineer with broad technical knowledge and a preference for small, nimble teams. The job is equal parts new feature development, maintenance of existing features and integration with enterprise systems.

Job Responsibilities
  • Identify gaps in functionality and user expectations as well as designing the features that could fill those gaps
  • Identifying superfluous or obsolete functionality and removing it from the code base
  • Refactoring existing features and functionality into its simplest form (and no simpler)
  • Managing the code from development all the way through running in production
  • Integrating with enterprise clients, including communicating with our enterprise customers, configuring existing integrations and developing new integrations (existing integrations include SAML and Ariba)
Benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • Stock options at a rapidly-growing start-up company
  • Work from your home or in our office
  • Possibility of rapid career development
  • Allows you to help make the world a better place
Job Description

Part-time or full-time employee or consultant whose main responsibility will be to build new interfaces and redesign existing pages using HTML, CSS and Javascript in a Ruby on Rails app. The ideal candidate would be able to redesign and build entire user flows, from designing pages and layouts to identifying missing or superfluous pages and fields all the way through modifying and building controllers and models.

Job Responsibilities
  • Identify user expectations and how they map to our product
  • Craft and simplify individual features and user flows within the product
  • Implement new features and flows either by creating the features from scratch or modifying existing features in a large and evolving Ruby on Rails application
  • Design beautiful pages so features and flows are presented in the best light
Benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • Stock options at a rapidly-growing start-up company
  • Work from your home or in our office
  • Possibility of rapid career development
  • Allows you to help make the world a better place