Sr. Staff Cell Biologist

3 days left

Employer
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location
Carlsbad, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 11, 2021
Ref
1846286139
Discipline
Project Management
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Job Title: Sr. Staff Cell Biologist _?_
Requisition ID: 137922BR
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. 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 .
Location/Division
- Carlsbad, CA
- Biosciences Division
How will you make an impact?
As a Sr Staff Cell Biologist you will be working at the forefront of protein and cell analysis, developing reagents, tools, analytics and workflows to analyze the cellular transcriptome, particularly at the level of the 'single cell'. Providing technical insight to an extended team with respect to current directions in this field.
What will you do?
- Directly interact with senior R&D leadership, product management and project management to develop and execute project plans that support product development initiatives aimed at analyzing the transcriptome at the 'single cell' level.
- Deliver on goals according to a planned set of milestones, deliverables and timelines.
- Lead product development programs from conception (ideation), through development (innovation) and launch (commercialization).
- Provide a significant level of independence and strong teamwork with a group of scientists that you will lead.
- Develop reagents aimed at enabling the understanding the single cell transcriptome using advanced sequencing and/or imaging techniques.
- Drive technical innovation in these areas.
- Participate as a team member in product development programs from conception (ideation), through development (innovation) and launch (commercialization).
- Supporting 'voice of customer' and lead 'beta-testing' programs.
- Generate application data that demonstrates the utility and performance of these products in workflows associated with oncology and immunology research.
- Working independently and as part of a team of scientists that will collaborate with a cross-functional team to achieve these goals.
- Troubleshoot and optimize single cell preparations that support molecular analysis, input to NGS library preparation and sequencing and protein analysis
- Understand, troubleshoot and optimize single cell preparations that support molecular analysis, input to NGS library preparation and sequencing and protein analysis
How will you get there?
Education:
- Ph.d and post doctorate or Master's degree in AND 7+ years' experience, OR Bachelor's degree AND 10+ years relevant industry in cell, molecular, immunology, oncology or related science discipline.
Experience:
- 3+ years experience in cell biology
- 2+ years experience in oncology or immunology
- 2+ years experience with single cell analysis techniques (esp. sequencing)
- 1+ year experience in molecular biology
- 1+ year experience with automation or high-throughput applications
Knowledge, Skills, Job Abilities
- Knowledge and use of bio-informatics analysis applied to sequencing or cellular analysis
- Perform standard laboratory math calculations and solutions/media preparation
- Ability to culture wide variety of cell types including immortalized, primary and engineered
- Ability to optimize cell isolation, preparation, fixation and permeabilization for molecular analysis
- Use of single cell analysis techniques, especially single cell RNAseq and flow cytometry
- Use of Next Generation Sequencing acquisition and analysis
- Understanding of bio-informatics for large data set analyses
- Excellent communication and organizational skills.
- Proficiency in scientific data presentation and visualization
- Flexibility and resourcefulness in working in a highly dynamic and demanding environment.
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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