Associate Scientist II R&D - 7432722
San Diego , California
November 19, 2017

San Diego, CA

Order: 220285

JOB TITLE: Associate Scientist II R&D - 7432722

SCHEDULE: M-F 8am-5pm

LOCATION: Carlsbad, CA

PAY: $24-$25.74/hr.

Duration: 1+ year (Potential Temp to Hire)



Working with a multidisciplinary technology team for the development of next generation sequencing assays that will be used in clinical laboratories.
  • Responsibilities will include sample preparation, instrument operation and data analysis.

Eligible candidates will contribute to:
  • Next generation sequencing using the Ion Torrent Technology
  • Development of diagnostic assays that comply with various regulatory standards
  • Product verification and validation



BS Degree plus 1+ years of industry/academic experience

A background in molecular biology, biotechnology or biochemistry is required.
  • Strong skills in molecular biology (including DNA, RNA and protein handling, PCR, qPCR, quantification methods such as bioAnalyzer, Nanodrop and Qubit)
  • Knowledge of basic data analysis and interpretation (proficient in Microsoft Office)
  • Ability to follow molecular biology protocols and strictly adhere to all steps
  • Be comfortable working in a large and busy laboratory with many other team members


PREFERRED (Not Required):
  • Work experience in a clinical laboratory or core laboratory facility
  • Experience with design control documentation
  • Broad knowledge of sequencing and molecular amplification methods

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