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Industrial Postdoc, Molecular Biology

San Carlos, California, US
Closing date
Oct 8, 2022

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Academic / Research
Informatics / GIS
Genetics, Biology
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Full time
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We are late-stage startup with products in market focused on sequencing & automation

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Andrew Duong
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Salary: $80,000 - $110,000 per year

A bit about us:

We are a startup with launched molecular sequencing products and new developments on the way! We are looking to expand our team! We are seeking individuals who are humble in nature and ambitious in their pursuit to make an impact. We care as much about the chemistry of our assays as we do our team and strive to build a culture of support. If you are interested in working with a great group working on cutting-edge NGS & Automation products we would love your application!

Why join us?

We provide full medical, dental, and vision coverage in addition to unlimited flexible time off. We have a host of onsite amenities that include regular lunch and stocked snacks, in addition, we have stock options so you'll have a piece of the pie! We have advancement opportunities as well to grow your career as we grow too!

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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