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Scientist I/II
Ref No.: 17-14381
Location: Carlsbad, California
Scientist I/II – R&D

Scientist I/II R&D, CSD, IVD Development

We are seeking a Scientist I/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.
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.


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


Job Type: Contract

Minimum Qualifications (must have):

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 (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
Experience with NGS