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Associate Scientist II
Ref No.: 17-14380
Location: Carlsbad, California
Associate Scientist II – R&D

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.

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

Minimum Qualifications (must have):

Job Type: Contract

Strong skills in molecular biology (including DNA, RNA and protein handling, PCR, qPCR, quantification methods such as bioAnalyzer, Nanodrop and Qubit)
Knowledge of basic data analysis and interpretation (proficient in Microsoft Office)
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 (nice to have):
Work experience in a clinical laboratory or core laboratory facility
Experience with design control documentation
Broad knowledge of sequencing and molecular amplification methods