Sr. Scientist, Sequencing

United States, California, San Jose

The Sr. Scientist is responsible for performing the research and development functions of the next-generation of NIPT assays and applications in the biochemistry development group.  This position will entail experimental design and execution, performing molecular biology techniques, and handling next-generation sequencing devices in the setting of a research laboratory.  Successful candidates will have high-level capacity for data analysis and will be able communicators.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Highly multiplexed experiment design and execution
  • Performance of molecular biology techniques: PCR, electrophoresis and primer design
  • Operating research automation devices
  • Operating next generation sequencing devices
  • Experimental data analysis
  • Oligonucleotide design
  • Maintaining a detailed log of research results