Scientist

  • location: South Plainfield, NJ
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $80,000 - $90,000 per year
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Scientist

Job Title: Scientist 1 - Process Development

Position Description

The Scientist I position in our Next Generation Sequencing Process Development team will be a key member of a dynamic team focused on the evolution of NGS. The Scientist I will work collaboratively on R&D initiatives in cutting-edge technologies and techniques to appeal to researchers at the forefront of discovery. Areas of focus include but are not limited to single cell RNA-seq, applications of long read technologies, CRISPR and other gene editing screening assays, and targeted resequencing panels in oncology, immunology, and infectious diseases.?

Position Responsibilities

  • Monitor and evaluate new technologies and methods to expand our NGS services offerings and broaden our customer base
  • Develop, validate, and implement new NGS workflows, services, solutions, and platforms
  • Foster collaborations with industry and academic partners
  • Increase efficiency of existing workflows through optimization and automation
  • Conduct specialized projects falling outside of standard services
  • Produce external materials for conferences, speaking engagements, and marketing materials
  • Attend conferences and workshops
  • Assist in training Sales, Marketing, and PM on new NGS services and solutions
  • Work with NGS Business Operations team to provide pre-sale consultation and post-sale support
Position Requirements

  • PhD in Biological Sciences required
  • Strong knowledge of next-generation sequencing, including wet and dry lab, required
  • Hands-on next-generation sequencing wet lab experience, required
  • Strong track record of assay development, required
  • Strong publication, grant, and patent writing experience, preferred
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, customer-oriented environment
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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