Molecular Biologist, Library Prep

Complete Genomics
Job Location: 
Mountain View, CA
Highly Competitive

Highly Competitive

Job Description: 

Position Code: 12-PD-054
Reports To: Director, Library Operations
Department: Operations


We currently have three open positions for the role of Molecular Biologist, Library Prep.

As a member of the Library Preparation group, the Molecular Biologist will play a key role in using production-scale molecular biology processes in the construction of sequencing substrates from customer DNA samples. These processes will include the manipulation of nucleic acids using a variety of enzymatic methods to generate and QC sequencing substrates suitable for CGI’s high throughput sequencing platform. This individual’s main responsibilities will be to meet production throughput and quality goals, though they will also contribute to the continuous improvement of novel library construction processes.


• BS/MS in Life Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry) and at least 5 years of directly related experience.
• Extensive molecular biology expertise including PCR, genotyping, sequencing, or microarray analysis.
• Familiarity with systems and processes used in molecular biology production environments, including use of SOPs and LIMS.
• Familiarity with high throughput production environments a strong plus.
• Experience in operating high-end analytical instrumentation. Liquid handling automation experience a plus.
• Excellent analytical and organizational skills, with great attention to detail and record keeping in both written and electronic documentation.

Note: This is a shift schedule position that will include weekend hours.

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About Our Organization: 

Complete Genomics provides academic and biopharmaceutical researchers with complete human genomic data and analysis at an unprecedented quality, cost and scale without requiring them to invest in in-house sequencing instruments, high-performance computing resources and specialized personnel.

Complete Genomics Analysis Platform, or CGA™ Platform, combines our proprietary human genome sequencing technology with our advanced informatics and data management software and our innovative, end-to-end, outsourced service model to provide our customers with data that is immediately ready to be used for genome-based research. Our solution broadly enables researchers to conduct large-scale complete human genome studies.

We are looking for people who thrive in a challenging, fast-paced environment, who are team oriented, self-motivated, and committed to contributing to the success of our company.