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Research Scientist for Sequencing & NGS Library
Ref No.: 17-01468
Location: Mountain View, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 11/13/2017 to 04/13/2018
RESEARCH SCIENTIST FOR SEQUENCING AND NGS LIBRARY
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA

Project Description:
We are currently seeking a highly talented Research Associate to assist in the execution of experiments driven by various research and clinical projects.
  • Perform nucleic acid extraction from various tissue types.
  • Prepare NGS libraries and run High Throughput Sequencing Instruments.
  • Develop and execute cell and protein based assays.
  • Assist with laboratory move related activities to South San Francisco.

Required Skills:
  • BS in a related Scientific field (i.e. Biology/Microbiology/Biochemistry) with 0-5 years of relevant experience in pharmaceutical or biotech field.
  • Experience with all aspects of handling DNA and RNA (i.e. extraction from diverse sample types, proper handling and storage).
  • Ability to understand and execute scientific protocols and data organization.
  • Knowledge of basic molecular biology techniques, biochemical and/or cell based assays.
  • Experience in nucleic acid extraction, PCR amplification, RT-PCR, next-generation sequencing sample preparation, high throughput sequencing instruments handling (e.g. Illumina MiSeq, HiSeq) is preferred.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment, easily adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Needs strong attention to detail.

This 5+ month position starts ASAP.

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Karen: karen@alphaconsulting.com

ALPHA'S REQUIREMENT #17-01468
W2 ONLY MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. AS AN HOURLY W2 EMPLOYEE