Sr Staff Scientist

Organization
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Job Location
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Job Description

When you’re part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do challenging work, and be part of a team that values performance, quality and innovation. As part of a successful, growing global organization you will be encouraged to perform at your best. With revenues of $17 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Minimum Qualifications (must have)
• MS or Ph.D. in molecular biology, chemistry or equivalent discipline.
• At least 10 years of experience in commercial assay development setting.
• Experience in IVD assay development including: reagent development and optimization, assay protocol optimization, verification and validation protocol writing and execution, conformance with IVD design control regulations.
• Proven experience in the development of quality control methods and specification setting.
• Solid knowledge and laboratory skills in nucleic acid analysis including PCR amplification and purification.
• Previous experience managing a technical team.
• Excellent organizational, record keeping and communication skills.
• A strong work ethic to generate high quality data under tight deadlines in a fast-pace environment, collaborative and proactive attitude a must.
Preferred Qualifications (nice to have)
• Experience in Next Generation Sequencing is a big plus.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com
 
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

About Our Organization

When you’re part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do challenging work, and be part of a team that values performance, quality and innovation. As part of a successful, growing global organization you will be encouraged to perform at your best. With revenues of $17 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

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