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Scientist III

Thermo Fisher Scientific
Job Location
180 Oyster Point Blvd
South San Francisco, CA 94080
United States
Competitive base salary based upon background, experience & education

Comprehensive benefits & bonus package

Job Description

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them.

Location/Division Specific Information
South San Francisco, CA / Genetic Sciences Division

How will you make an impact?
As a member of the Human Identification R&D group you will assist in the technical development of new products, evaluate new technologies and troubleshoot/improve existing technologies.

What will you do?
• Collaborate with cross functional teams on product development projects.
• Independently plan and execute experiments to test new assay formulations.
• Critically analyze large complex data sets using scripts


How will you get here?
B.S. with 10+ years of relevant experience OR postgraduate degree (M.S or Ph.D) with demonstrated background in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related scientific discipline

• Hands-on experience with PCR based assays
• Extensive experience with PCR primer design software
• Demonstrated programming/scripting skills such as Python for custom analysis of large data sets
• Experience with statistical analysis software such as JMP is a plus

How to Apply
About Our Organization

Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit

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