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R&D Scientist
Ref No.: 17-53257
Location: Carlsbad, California
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 3 Years
Pay Rate : $ 23.00 /Hour
Skill Type
Skill Type:Professional
Scientist II – R&D Scientist II R&D, CSD, IVD Development. We are seeking a Scientist 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. A background in molecular biology, biochemistry, or similar discipline is required. 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.
  • A background in molecular biology, biotechnology or biochemistry is required.
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.

Minimum Qualifications (must have):
BS Degree, 3+ years/ MS Degree
1+ years of industry/academic experience
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 (Next Generation Sequencing)