Molecular Biology Scientist II

3 days left

Employer
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location
Carlsbad, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 16, 2021
Ref
2094907731
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them.
Location/Division Specific Information:
- Carlsbad, Ca.
- Clinical Next-Generation Sequencing Division
How will you make an impact?
We are seeking a R&D Scientist II to join our R&D IVD Development team for development of next generation sequencing assays for use in clinical laboratories.
What will you do?
Responsibilities will include sample preparation, library preparation, instrument operation, and data analysis. A background in molecular biology, biochemistry, or similar discipline is required. Significant hands-on experience in a molecular biology laboratory setting is a must.
- 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
- Development of testing protocols and compilation of project reports
- Product verification and validation
How will you get here?
Education/Experience:
- BS Degree, 5+ years / MS Degree, 2+ 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)
- Knowledge of basic data analysis and interpretation (proficient in Microsoft Office)
- Basic knowledge of genomics
- 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 Qualification (nice to have):
- Work experience in a clinical laboratory or core laboratory facility
- Experience with design control documentation
- Broad knowledge of sequencing and molecular amplification methods
- Experience with NGS
Job Type: Full-time and 100% onsite work in Carlsbad, CA
Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit www.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.
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.

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