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Industrial Postdoc, Molecular Biology

San Carlos, California, US
Closing date
Jul 27, 2022

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Academic / Research
Informatics / GIS
Genetics, Biology
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Molecular Device V&V, Technology Transfer, and Product Development

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Andrew Duong
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Salary: $80,000 - $130,000 per year

A bit about us:

We are a Series C startup with new assay development on the horizon and we are utilizing cutting-edge molecular and automation technology to make global impact to help combat diseases & pathogens through the power of genomics. We are a seeking humble and ambitious individuals to help us achieve our goals and make great impact at scale with our work

Why join us?

We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, flexibility, great office/lab amenities including catered food each week, and equity so you'll have a piece of the pie! We are a cohesive collaboration and as a team, achieve aggressive milestones & work together to reach the goals

Job Details

Originate new innovative ideas in the area of multiplex-PCR, next-generation sequencing and sample preparation for diverse sample food, environmental and clinical samples
Design and execute experiments, analyze results, and report conclusions
Assume ownership of key projects and perform prerequisite tasks independently
Demonstrate proof-of-principle for each novel approach and rapidly transition through product development culminating with a solution that is scalable
Optimize assay conditions to achieve commercial levels of stability, robustness, and performance

PhD in molecular biology, genetics, genomics, biochemistry or microbiology
At least one first author publication stemming from doctoral work
Strong analytical skills, hypothesis-driven, quantitative frame of mind
Four year's experience in wet-lab experimentation with deep understanding of different molecular biology tools
Strong background in microbiology, genetics, genomics and a solid understanding of PCR-based and NGS-based assays
Familiarity and adequate skills in bioinformatics and data analysis tools
Ability to meticulously execute complex experimental designs, analyze large data sets and interpret results (by way of statistics when applicable).
Capacity to articulate concise reports that convey key findings
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Appreciation for elegant solutions
Well-mannered laser focused individual who values innovation and productization
Be a strong individual contributor as well as a collaborative team member
Conduct clear and concise communication with colleagues and supervisors through oral updates, written reports and technical meetings
Maintain a detailed record of all research avenues pursued
Demonstrate flexibility without compromising productivity

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