Senior Laboratory Technician, Technical Development (Next Generation Sequencing)

Organization
WuXi AppTec
Job Location
4751 League Island Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19112
Benefits

Health, Dental, STD, LTD, Paid Time Off, Holidays, 401k, etc. 

Job Description

WuXi AppTec is in search of a Senior Laboratory Technician in our Technical Development team to support the development of custom next generation sequencing assays. 

As a Senior Laboratory Technician, Technical Development you will be independently conducting next generation sequencing testing on custom developed assays; providing trouble shooting support for next generation sequencers; analyze data; and working with other departments to transfer technology to them.

Requirements
  • BS degree with a major in some type of Biological Science + 3 years of Laboratory Experience required.
  • Next Generation Sequencing, qPCR, nucleic acid extraction, and other molecular technical experience required.
  • Hands on experience working with Life Technology's Ion Torrent would be very helpful but not required
About Our Organization

WuXi AppTec is a leading global pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and medical device outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States. Our vision is to build an open-access technology and capability platform that enables anyone and any company to discover and develop therapeutic products to benefit patients. 

As an innovation-driven and customer-focused company, WuXi AppTec provides a broad and integrated portfolio of services throughout the research, development, manufacturing, and regulatory process. Our services are designed to help our customers worldwide, by shortening discovery and development time and lowering the expense of R&D through cost-effective and efficient outsourcing solutions. 

Evolving from four founders and a single laboratory in December 2000 to over 9,500 employees and 5 million square feet of facility space across 21 campuses in the U.S. and China today, WuXi AppTec is building an alternative R&D engine to serve the worldwide life-science industry, and providing our clients with unprecedented access to global and emerging markets.

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