Research Associate - Consumable Process Development

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

By joining 10x Genomics, you can become an integral part of helping enable our customers expand the ways they explore, discover, process and innovate in the field of genomics.

10x Genomics is seeking an Associate Scientist to enable the development of processes and products required for ongoing product commercialization.

The successful candidate will work closely with development scientists, designing and performing molecular biology and analytical experiments, collecting and analyzing the resultant data.  This person must have a thorough understanding of the chemistries and methodologies being performed. Must have excellent lab skills, understanding of good experimental design and use of controls, and ability to analyze the data with a preference in the use of statistical techniques.  Requires a high level of productivity and a high level of confidence in the integrity of the data.  This position also requires the ability to professionally communicate and work in a highly interactive and focused team.

The ideal candidate has 2+ years of demonstrated relevant experience, a high level of education in molecular biology and analytical techniques.  Degree should be BSc or MSc in molecular biology or analytical chemistry.  Preference is that this candidate has experience in library preparation for Next Generation Sequencing.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and perform bench top experiments using molecular biology and analytical techniques, with excellent use of controls and experimental design.
  • Analyze and report the data in the format specified – excel, graphs, powerpoint, JMP.
  • Documentation and maintenance of lab notebooks.
  • Drafting of production procedures and QC methods to be transferred to manufacturing
  • High level of productivity and a high level of confidence in the integrity of the data and information produced.
  • Bachelor degree or higher in a relevant scientific discipline - Molecular Biology, Analytical Chemistry.
  • 2+ years of relevant experience preferable in the area of library preparation for Next Generation Sequencing.
  • Strong teamwork, technical, organization and communication skills
How to Apply
About Our Organization

10x Genomics meets the critical need for long range, structural and cellular information, with an innovative system that transforms short-read sequencing technologies. Our ChromiumTM System supports comprehensive genomics and high-throughput single cell transcriptomics. It enables researchers to discover previously inaccessible genomic information at unprecedented scale, including phased structural variants, phased single nucleotide variants, and dynamic gene expression of individual cells—while leveraging their existing sequencing systems and workflows.


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