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Sr. Scientist (NGS Assay Development)

  • Location

    Tustin

  • Salary

    US$120000.00 - US$160000.00 per year

  • Sector

    Research & Development

  • Job Ref

    28419

  • Contact

    Dustin Graham

  • Published

    18 days ago

Overview

Senior Scientist (NGS Assay Development)


Primary Job description
Leads projects. Provides technical review, direction, and feedback to others. Conducts advanced research.


Core Job Responsibilities

  • Design and conduct routine to complex experimental procedures within the overall scope of a research project and/or diagnostic test development project.
  • Displays strong technical knowledge and expertise in molecular biology methods such as DNA/ RNA extractions, PCR, qRT-PCR, and sequencing.
  • Experience with NGS and basic bioinformatics tools for NGS analysis is highly preferred.
  • Responsible for designing and troubleshooting experiments.
  • Providing technical expertise and problem-solving.
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.
  • Designs and conducts experiments, accomplishes established milestones and summarizes data, interprets results, and draws conclusions.
  • Recommends options for future experiments.
  • Presents scientific data in internal and external meetings.
  • Supervises or coaches lower-level scientists.
  • Provides consultation to others on technical issues.
  • Conducts meetings with external collaborators and clients.
  • Prepares and present scientific reports and posters.
  • Able to multitask and maintain several projects at one time.

Lab Safety
Participates in lab safety.

Documentation
Appropriately documents experimental procedures and results according to established guidelines.

Position Accountability / Scope
Contributes to project plan. Responsible for project completion.

Qualifications
Minimum Education

  • Masters Degree in biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or genetics
  • Ph.D Preferred

Minimum Experience / Training Required
3-5 years of relevant research experience or industrial experience

Job Type
Full-time