Scientist I


Tympanogen is a medical device company based in Richmond, VA that is on a mission to improve healthcare by simplifying surgical procedures. We develop gel-based medical devices for the ear, nose, and throat industry, and are transforming eardrum surgery into an office-based procedure.

We are hiring a Scientist I to support our team through the rigorous application of scientific principles to experiment design and execution in a device research laboratory. This position works with research and development team members to implement and maintain successful product development and quality control practices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting with reagent production
  • Preparing and characterizing gel-based devices using SOPs
  • Quality testing device components and developing protocols
  • Operating equipment such as analytical balance, centrifuge, pH meter, stir plates, rheometer etc.
  • Executing techniques to characterize synthesized reagents
  • Assisting with data collection and analysis
  • Maintaining records and documenting activities in electronic lab notebook
  • Utilizing project management software to manage and track activities
  • Preparing reports and presentations of results obtained through experiments
  • Shipping samples to contractors

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, biology, or related field
  • At least one year of previous lab experience
  • A basic knowledge of Microsoft-based computer programs including some scientific, graphic, and statistical software is required.


Devices & Instrumentation

Job Type



  • Medical insurance
  • dental insurance
  • 401K


Richmond, VA
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