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Scientist II

Location: Carlsbad, CA, United States
Job # 10218827
Date Posted: 12-04-2017
Scientist II –  Carlsbad CA 92008
Pay Rate: DOE
Schedule: M-F 40 hours
Long term Assignment

Start Date: ASAP

We are seeking a Scientist II to join our R&D team for development of next generation sequencing assays for use in clinical laboratories.

Responsibilities will include sample preparation, instrument calibration and operation, and data analysis. A background in molecular biology, biochemistry, or similar discipline is required. Significant hands-on experience in a molecular biology laboratory setting is a must.

Duties: Working with a multidisciplinary technology team for the development of next generation sequencing assays that will be used in clinical laboratories. Responsibilities will include sample preparation, instrument operation and data analysis. A background in molecular biology, biotechnology or biochemistry is required.

Eligible candidates will contribute to: Next generation sequencing using the Ion Torrent Technology, Development of diagnostic assays that comply with various regulatory standards, Development of testing protocols and compilation of project reports, Product verification and validation.

Minimum Qualifications (must have): BS Degree, 3+ years/ MS Degree, 1+ years of industry/academic experience, Strong skills in molecular biology (including DNA, RNA and protein handling, PCR, qPCR, quantification methods), Knowledge of basic data analysis and interpretation (proficient in Microsoft Office). Basic knowledge of genomics, Ability to follow molecular biology protocols and strictly adhere to all steps, Be comfortable working in a large and busy laboratory with many other team members.

Preferred Qualification : Work experience in a clinical laboratory or core laboratory facility, Experience with design control documentation, Broad knowledge of sequencing and molecular amplification methods, Experience with NGS Job Type.

If you feel your experience aligns with the position, please submit your resume in a PDF or Word format for immediate consideration.
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