Pacific Biosciences seeks a Scientist or Senior Scientist with a strong technical molecular biology background to join a small advanced research and development team. The selected individual will support a program aimed at the development of new technologies and applications for SMRT sequencing. The position primarily involves hands-on laboratory work in preparing templates for in-house experimentation, running the PacBio RS II, and working with a small team to improve existing applications and develop new ones. The candidate will be working in a fast-paced, start-up environment, interacting with scientists and engineers with diverse backgrounds.
Key responsibilities include:
• Applications development and optimization of protocols for target enrichment
• Hands-on laboratory work preparing samples and running the PacBio RS II instrument
• Experimental design, analysis, interpretation, and troubleshooting of experimental results