Position Code: 13-PD-119,121-124
Reports To: Principal Scientist
Department: Biochem & Development Operation
This is a position for motivated scientist with extensive hands-on experience in DNA manipulations and analytical methods, biochemistry of DNA processing enzymes, and basic molecular biology techniques. The position includes development, validation, and/or tech transfer of one or more major steps in company’s proprietary sequencing platform (sample preparation, DNA library construction, and sequencing chemistry) for fast and low cost genome sequencing. The scientist will interact on daily bases with teams working on different biochemistry, instrument and software development aspects of our technology.
•Under general direction performs various R&D assignments that require knowledge of molecular biology and biochemistry knowledge, concepts, and techniques.
•Support activities in the Biochemistry Department to design, research, develop and implement processes in new DNA sample prep or library strategies or advanced sequencing chemistry.
•Participate and contribute in weekly group meetings on experimental design, activity planning, and troubleshooting, including reporting experimental results.
•Execute experimental work plan in collaboration with other group members, providing technical expertise, material and hands-on support as needed to achieve Departmental goals.
•Collaborate and communicate experimental results with other development and production groups.