Collaborative, assertive, flexible, passionate, driven, inspired. These aren’t just nice words, they’re the start of every great Fluidigm career.
We are a growing community of thinkers and creators, dedicated to pursuing the fundamental truths of biology. We seek to empower and inspire our customers and each other to push limits and envision ever more creative answers to “what if…?” As the industry pioneer in revolutionary single-cell technology and a cutting-edge leader in production genomics, we are committed to enabling biological exploration at every level.
And if you’re into all that too, we’re ready to commit to you.
Fluidigm is looking for a motivated Chemical Biologist who will participate in the development and testing of new synthetic reagents and conjugates. As a member of a multi-disciplinary team, the successful candidate will be involved in cutting-edge research into chemical, biochemical and biological aspects of nucleic acids. In addition, they will be involved in related bio-engineering, working at the interface of synthetic, analytical chemistries and biology. We are looking for an independent scientist who is already actively engaged in a research program bridging chemistry and biology together. The ideal candidate will bring forth a strong background in the broad field of chemical biology or biochemistry.
Intrigued by the idea of strengthening our reputation as the world leader in single cell analysis
Passionate about creating cutting edge scientific solutions
Inspired by an opportunity to lead a revolution in biological science
Excited by the opportunity to work alongside the best talent in the industry
Provide expertise in microscopy, RNA assay development and analytical instrumentation
Illustrate a strong motivation for industrial research
Initiate, direct and execute scientific research and develop strategies while performing complete hands-on development of polymer reagents in an organic/polymer chemistry research lab environment
Perform experimental design, hands-on experimentation, analysis and presentation of research results.
Proven ability to do polymer and/or organic chemistry synthesis and characterization
Strong aptitude in record keeping and data presentation
Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
Ability to switch focus between tasks and eagerness to perform a variety of duties in a medium size business environment
Ability to perform established protocols independently using good laboratory practices and to review data for accuracy and completeness
Excellent interpersonal skills, excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills
Education and Experience:
PhD Degree in chemical biology, molecular biology or related scientific field and, preferably, at least 3 years of industrial experience
Experience in polymer or organic chemistry is required
Background in analytical chemistry is an asset
Previous experience in micro-scale chemical synthesis is an asset
Previous laboratory experience including the design, optimization and implementation of quantitative PCR assays is an asset
Support you in your ongoing development and contribution both as an employee and a person
Value your contribution and enlist your feedback
Host excellent company-wide events multiple times a year
Sound good? Apply online now with your resume.