NanoString Technologies is seeking a highly motivated and technology-savvy molecular biologist/biochemist, who will join R&D's New Technology Development group. This position will have a central role on the development of sequencing chemistry used in the Hyb & SeqTM technology, a novel single-molecule hybridization-based next generation sequencing (NGS). She or he will act as, at times, lead scientist and will interact/coordinate with a highly interdisciplinary group of technologists to achieve complex technical goals. Successful candidate must be passionate about wet-lab driven experimentations to find innovative solutions to development hurdles. Candidate must have strong analytical skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and strong track record of independent as well as collaborative research.
- Apply advanced and expert scientific knowledge to sequencing chemistry development project
- Take initiatives to conceive, design and carry-out hypothesis driven feasibility experiments, understanding both theoretical and practical aspects of the experimental design
- Drive wet-lab experimentation and subsequent data analysis/interpretation activities
- Work interactively with biophysicists, nucleic-acid chemists, fluorescence imaging specialists, and hardware/software engineers