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Scientist 2

San Diego, CA 92122

Posted: 03/20/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 547365 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Target pay: 35-42
Responsibilities: Designs and performs experiments of varying complexity and across a broad array of techniques, foresees issues and works to overcome obstacles to completing tasks or assignments, conceives of new ways to analyze the data and present it. Makes detailed technical observations and documents them in laboratory notebooks and confluence pages, etc. Plans, conducts, summarizes, reports consistent conclusions, and generates recommendations for follow up experiments and may suggest alternate strategies. Takes responsibility for training others, raising the consistency and quality of data collection of the team, establishes criteria and / or work procedures to achieve a high level of quality and productivity. Listed responsibilities are an essential, but not exhaustive list, of the usual duties associated with the position. Changes to individual responsibilities may occur due to business needs.

Requirements: Typically requires a Bachelors degree and a minimum of 2 years of related experience; or an advanced degree without experience; or equivalent work experience.
  • Highly motivated individual with the proven ability to think creatively to solve challenging technical problems effectively and efficiently
  • Good knowledge of standard molecular biology/nucleic acid-based protocols for both DNA and RNA
  • Experience with statistics, Statistical Process Control and DOE techniques is desired
  • Sound laboratory skills required.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A desire to be part of fast paced dynamic development environment.
  • Solid skills in document writing; development of reports, plans, work instructions, etc.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team setting
  • Detail-oriented, organized, ability to implement protocols and keep good notes in a lab notebook
  • Ability to handle hazardous and biohazardous materials including human blood products

Desirable, but not required:
  • Strong background in NGS technology and data analysis tools
  • Experience working in Pre-PCR and Biosafety Level 2 laboratory environments desired
  • Expertise in bioinformatic approaches for analysis of large data sets
  • Experience and working knowledge of product development process
  • Knowledge of quality systems (e.g. ISO 13485)
  • Understanding of ILMNs library prep portfolio

  • Typically requires a Bachelors degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics or related field and a minimum of 4 years of related experience; or an advanced degree without experience; or equivalent work experience.
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