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Senior Scientist, Genomics

Job Location
2350 Qume Dr
San Jose, CA 95131
United States
Job Description

BD is revolutionizing single-cell biology through the invention and application of tools – such as BD Rhapsody™ and BD™ AbSeq – to enable researchers to delineate the complexity of biology. The successful candidate will be part of an interdisciplinary R&D team with specialties in immunology, molecular biology, engineering, and bioinformatics to deliver exceptional products to researchers. She or he will design, perform experiments, and generate deliverables for our single-cell applications and product development projects, as well as lead the knowledge transfer of our products to the Customer Support team. Success in this role requires a strong scientific background with molecular and immunology expertise and ability and flexibility to work in a fast-paced field.

  • Design and perform experiments to investigate novel applications for the BD Rhapsody™ platform in immunology and other biomedical disciplines
  • Conceptualize and perform feasibility experiments on new single cell sequencing technologies
  • Produce technical content and materials for internal and external users of our products
  • Be part of the product development process for new genomics products
  • Lead in transferring knowledge in single-cell products to the Customer Support team
  • Assist in troubleshooting for our Customer Support team and capture lessons learned and document internal knowledgebase of our technologies
  • Manage the escalation process between Customer Support and R&D
  • Prepare conference abstracts and present cutting-edge single-cell genomics technologies at major scientific conferences



Required Skills:

  • PhD degree in molecular biology, immunology, bioinformatics, biomedical sciences, or related field
  • 2+ years of industry work experience preferred
  • Strong background molecular biology and immunology, exemplified by publication of peer-reviewed journals
  • Capacity to work in a fast-paced environment, quick learner with ability to adapt to change
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Team-oriented
  • Highly motivated, responsible, independent self-starter, and problem solver


Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in generating customer-facing materials desirable
  • Experience with single-cell RNA-seq assays or other NGS assays highly desirable
  • Experience with cell culture and cell sorting highly desirable
  • Experience in technical writing, exemplified by publication of peer-reviewed journals
About Our Organization

BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status.

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