Applications Scientist

Organization
10x Genomics
Job Location
San Francisco Bay Area, CA 94566
Job Description

10x Genomics is looking for an outstanding individual to join the Applications Development group as an application scientist. The applications team interfaces with a variety of external scientists to demonstrate the value of all 10x products. In this role, you must be able to learn quickly, creatively solve problems, track multiple projects and priorities, identify project risks and communicate effectively. The ideal candidate will have a PhD and experience in stem cell, immunology or cancer biology.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform and troubleshoot complex experiments to support collaborations using 10x genome and single cell solutions
  • Develop and perform validation studies including experiments design, data analysis and interpretations
  • Work with key scientists to develop new applications taking advantages of 10x genomics products
  • Manage collaboration samples and collaboration related experimental activities
  • Participate in the preparation of scientific materials and other marketing collaterals such as demonstrated datasets and protocols, webinars and application notes.
Requirements

Individuals applying must have a wide knowledge in biology and with an education background in one or more of the following disciplines; molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, or genetics. Research experience in an academic or industrial setting is preferred. 

Required Skills and Background

  • D. in stem cell, immunology or cancer biology
  • Work efficiently with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Demonstrated collaborative work
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Organization and documentation skills are a must
  • Interest and familiarity to analyze and interpret NGS data
  • Experienced with NGS library preparation and troubleshooting
  • Experienced with a wide range of molecular biology techniques such as qPCR, ddPCR and epigenetic techniques (ChIP, Hi-C, ATAC-seq). Familiarity with single cell techniques will be a plus.
  • Demonstrated work with a wide range of tissue types highlighting an expertise in a wide range of cell biology techniques such as CRISPR, human iPSCs
  • Broad knowledge in cancer, immuno-oncology, stem cell, development, neurology and/or immunology
  • Desire to be part of a rapidly evolving organization, which requires flexibility and a willingness to learn new techniques and methods
How to Apply
About Our Organization

10x Genomics is a Bay Area start-up developing new technologies for breakthrough next generation sequencing applications. The core technology combines advances in chemistry, biochemistry, microfluidics and computational biology.

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