Senior Scientist - Cell Biology | GenomeWeb

Senior Scientist - Cell Biology

10X Genomics
Job Location
San Francisco Bay Area,
Job Description

10x Genomics is looking for an outstanding scientist to join its Biochemistry group. The candidate must have an eagerness to dramatically improve Next-Generation Sequencing tools and change the landscape of single cell analysis.

The candidate must be able to learn quickly, creatively solve problems, and have excellent laboratory skills. The ideal candidate will have a PhD or equivalent depth of knowledge and experience in cell biology, especially as applied to NGS applications.

 In addition, the candidate must have extensive hands-on experience in sample preparation for single cell applications including FACS, immunology, and/or genomics. This includes isolation of single cells from solid tissue samples.

 Key Responsibilities

    • Develop methods for preparing high-quality single cell suspensions from a variety of biological sample types
    • Acquire and test new reagents and instrumentation for single cell sample prep and single cell characterization
    • Validate results by running the Chromium Single Cell workflow
    • Write application notes/protocols for 10x Genomics customers
    • Collaborate with external vendors towards co-marketing/co-development projects

Required Skills and Background

  • PhD or equivalent in biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, or a related field.  Additional experience in industry (e.g. product development) preferred.
  • Multiple years of hands-on single cell sample prep experience required (rework)
  • Experience with existing NGS platforms preferred
  • Experience with data analysis (e.g. R, Python) preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to develop novel solutions via publications, patents, and conference presentations
  • Demonstrated ability to trouble-shoot complex problems and to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Strong organizational skills and excellent communication skills
How to Apply
About Our Organization

10x Genomics meets the critical need for long range, structural and cellular information, with an innovative system that transforms short-read sequencing technologies. Our ChromiumTM System supports comprehensive genomics and high-throughput single cell transcriptomics. It enables researchers to discover previously inaccessible genomic information at unprecedented scale, including phased structural variants, phased single nucleotide variants, and dynamic gene expression of individual cells—while leveraging their existing sequencing systems and workflows.

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