Pacific Biosciences is seeking a Scientist/Research Assistant to join a dynamic team developing next generation DNA sequencing technology. This position is in a fast-paced, start-up environment, interacting with R&D and Process Development scientists from a variety of backgrounds. The selected individual will be working in a support role toward the development of new reagents for the Pacific Biosciences SMRT™ sequencing system. This will include reagent preparation, testing new reagents and protocols to develop and optimize conditions, and performance testing on commercial as well as prototype instruments. The position primarily involves hands-on laboratory work and data analysis.
The selected individual will provide reagent preparation support and instrument operational support. They will modify protocols and recipes and prepare reagents to address experimental design requirements. Some data analysis, mainly in a QC function will also be required. Shift work will b