NanoString Technologies is seeking a highly motivated and technology-savy molecular biologist, who will join R&D's New Technology Development group. In this role, the work is primarily focused on development of "next-generation" genomic analysis reagents and instrumentation. This individual will conceive, plan, design, conduct and lead advanced research driven by strategic business needs. He or she will act as, at times, lead scientist and project leader and will interact/coordinate with a highly interdisciplinary group of technologists to achieve complex technical goals. The successful candidate must have strong analytical and quantitative skills, strong oral and written communication skills, a strong track record of independent as well as collaborative research, and proven technical leadership experience.
- Apply advanced and expert scientific knowledge to project
- Take initiatives to conceive, design and carry-out hypothesis driven feasibility experiments, understanding both theoretical and practical aspects of the experimental design
- Drive wet-bench experimentation and subsequent data analysis/interpretation activities
- Work interactively with biophysicists, nucleic-acid chemists, fluorescence imaging specialists, and hardware/software engineers