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Scientist 2, Biology
Ref No.: 18-21634
Location: Menlo Park, California
Position Type:Contract
Job Category:Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Benefits:401K, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Medical Insurance, Vision Insurance
Hiring a Contract Scientist
Duration:  6+ Months
Client Location:  Menlo Park, CA
Work Schedule:  40 hours weekly
Pay Rate:  $35.00 Hourly
Benefits: ACA Compliant Medical Insurance
Job Description Summary

The Scientist II is responsible for participating in the development of new genomics products and making improvements to existing genomics products. Documents experiments in a concise and organized manner. Troubleshoot according to establish procedures. Executes experiments independently and evaluates, discusses, presents and explains data of moderate complexity. Works under general direction, but may independently determine and define solutions to experimental problems.

  • Supporting the development of new molecular products and technologies.
  • Performing reagent and workflow experiments to prove feasibility, develop, optimize, verify and validate, under the general supervision of a senior level scientist.
  • Contributing to the development of new procedures and user guides, e.g. Editing and providing technical input.
  • Following existing protocols.
  • Working with senior level scientist to ensure Design History Files are accurate and complete.
  • Working according to product development procedures.
  • Contributing to the completion of milestones associated with specific project plans.
  • Developing knowledge of Client Biosciences products through training.
  • Working under general supervision.
  • General knowledge of molecular biology, biochemistry or a related discipline.
  • Specific knowledge of NGS instrumentation and data analysis.
  • Experienced in NGS library preparation and sequencing.
  • Familiarity with general cell culture techniques.
  • Familiarity with operation of standard laboratory instruments.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to keep accurate and complete laboratory records and logs.
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in a biological science discipline preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience.
To Apply for immediate consideration please send resume to Louis Moliterno at and reference job # 18-21634 in the Subject Line and indicate the best times to contact you (please include nights and weekends if needed).
**Candidates must complete background and drug screenings before starting any assignment.
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