• Full Time (Salaried)
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Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Scientist, Next Generation Sequencing

Job Number: 32347


Job Description



  • Contribute to the development of NGS assays to benefit drug discovery and translational research

  • Generate NGS libraries and perform library QC upstream of sequencing

  • Develop and edit protocols and standard operating procedures

  • Support department and corporate goals in NGS.

  • Carry out NGS and epigenomics assays to support large collaborative initiatives

  • Effectively communicate results in a group setting

  • Maintain an accurate and complete laboratory notebook and other records, as needed

  • Assist with lab organization and compliance with lab safety protocols

  • Coordinate with the Bioinformatics group, internally and externally, to process sequence data 

Required Skills


  • Ph.D.or MS degree with 3 more years of professional experience in molecular biology, biotechnology, or cell biology

  • Demonstrated expertise in molecular biology techniques, including DNA/RNA extraction & purification, NGS library preparation & QC, PCR, qPCR, etc.

  • Hands-on experience with single-cell sequencing assays 

  • Demonstrated experience in nucleic acid extraction from tissues as well as plasma and cells for NGS applications

  • Strong understanding of NGS technologies, with a track record of utilizing such assays in a research environment; A deep understanding of molecular biology and biochemical techniques relevant to assay development.

  • Familiarity with Illumina sequencing, and hands-on experience in the generation and QC of Illumina sequencing libraries

  • Experience with standard molecular biology tools e.g., PCR, qPCR, gel and capillary electrophoresis

  • Being Familiar with R/Pythonis a big plus

  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills demonstrated through examples of projects supported

  • Ability to use technical skills and good time management to perform work efficiently and meet project timelines

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a particular emphasis on clear documentation of experiments and studies are essential, as is a willingness to collaborate cross-functionally in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.


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