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 of the recently announced Hyb & SeqTM technology, a novel single-molecule hybridization-based next generation sequencing. He or she will act as, at times, lead scientist and project leader and will interact/coordinate with a highly interdisciplinary group of technologists to achieve complex technical goals. Successful candidate must have strong analytical and quantitative skills, strong oral and written communication skills, a strong track record of independent as well as collaborative research, and proven technical leadership experience.
- 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-bench experimentation and subsequent data analysis/interpretation activities
- Work interactively with biophysicists, nucleic-acid chemists, fluorescence imaging specialists, and hardware/software engineers