Senior Research Associate - Molecular Biology experience required

Employer
Jobot
Location
Davis, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Aug 16, 2022

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Energy, Biology
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
A leader in the infant health industry is seeking an experienced Senior Research Associate to join the team!

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Amber Basinger
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Salary: $60,000 - $80,000 per year

A bit about us:

A privately-held infant health company that uses microbiome-based solutions to improve short-term and long-term health worldwide!

Why join us?

Privately-held company!
Great benefits
Work-life balance!

Job Details

Essential Duties:
  • Collaborate with the Research and Development team to contribute to ongoing research and product development
  • Collaborate with Quality and Assurance to complete critical assays and inventory of samples
  • Lead and develop new research as per Company strategies
  • Manage a high throughput next-generation sequencing pipeline
  • Organize and collaborate with researchers for large-scale, high throughput sample analysis with a variety of molecular techniques
  • Contribute to molecular process and technique development and/or optimization
  • Work with Clinical Operations to facilitate collection, inventory, and analysis of biomaterials from clinical trials
  • Prepare reports and careful documentation of findings to support research and influence commercial strategies
  • Manage, develop, recruit, and train direct reports

Capabilities/Skills:
  • Ability to manage projects independently from start to finish and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated bias for action
  • Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial, fast paced, and dynamic environment
  • Comfortable interacting with all levels of management, including senior leadership and commercial teams
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and influencing skills
  • Thoughtful, high-energy, self-starter

Experience/Education:
  • Education (BSc or more) and experience (> 3 years) in a related field
  • Industry experience in related field
  • Hands-on experience in microbiology and molecular biology techniques, including PCR, qPCR, qRT-PCR, DNA/RNA extractions, bacterial and human cell culture
  • Experience managing high throughput pipelines and large-scale sample libraries
  • Experience leading next-generation sequencing library preparation (16S rRNA, shotgun sequencing, etc)
  • Experience logging experiments in a lab notebook and working off of SOPs


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