Scientist II job

Organization
Fluidigm
Job Location
South San Francisco, CA
Job Description

Fluidigm Corporation is the Single Cell Genomics company, and has pioneered products capable of understanding biology at the level of the individual cell. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to support product development activities using Fluidigm’s microfluidic Single Cell platforms, together with an interdisciplinary team. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
Development of applications and protocols for Single Cell Genomics. 
Develop, test and validate products for commercial release. Generate data to support marketing and sales. 
Work with bioinformatics personnel to interpret data and develop methods for data analysis. 
Work with Operations and Production teams to transfer products from development to production.

Requirements: 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 
Ph.D. in molecular biology, chemistry or biochemistry, with 5+ years of experience required. 
Hands-on experience with protein chemistry, including protein immunoassay development experience essential. 
Hands-on experience in genomic assay technologies (e.g. PCR and qPCR) and broad experience in standard molecular biology techniques essential. 

Hands-on experience with NGS a plus. 
Successful project leadership experience a plus. 
Experience with product development essential a plus, including leading projects from concept to commercial release. 
Working knowledge of statistical data analysis a plus. 
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILTIES: 
Highly self-motivated and independent critical thinker. 
Fast learner, strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills. 
Ability to successfully work in a team environment and to adapt to rapidly evolving needs. 
Demonstrated ability to solve problems independently, run experiments, analyze data, interpret results and modify procedures, present results in public and maintain experimental records. 
Strong written and oral communication skills. 

Fluidigm is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin.

 

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