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Scientist II/Sr. Scientist

Company: TalentBurst, Inc.
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Scientist II/Sr. Scientist -
Location: Pleasanton, CA
Duration: 7+ months

Duties
The contract Scientist 2/Senior Scientist will be a member of the Assay Development team in Pleasanton for the development of RUO and/or CE-IVD/IVD products for use on next-generation sequencing (NGS) systems. The contract duration is for approximately 7 months to 1 year, and may be extended for project needs, and the job level is dependent on the candidate's qualifications. The successful candidate will help develop and implement R&D strategies for related NGS applications including nucleic acid extraction, library preparation, sequencing, and data analysis. This position is ideal for individuals interested in assay/product development for NGS, involving a design control process.KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
--- The successful candidate must have a background in molecular biology and PCR. Must have experience with reagent and assay workflows related to molecular biology.
--- It is highly preferred to have hands-on experience in designing, optimizing and validating PCR or NGS based products.
--- The individual will work under manager supervision to plan and conduct hands-on laboratory experiments independently, and apply advanced scientific knowledge to complete assigned projects.
--- This is a lab-based position, requiring the design and execution of experiments. Based on candidate's experience, the position can also have areas of leading aspects of the project.
--- Recommend innovative approaches and study plans based on experimental data. Assume responsibility for timely completion of projects and respond appropriately to changing priorities.
--- Optimize and troubleshoot assay workflows, in order to create and define the optimal performing assay product. Analyze data, evaluate results, form conclusions, and determine future experiments.
--- Participation in Verification studies and documentation, such as Reproducibility, Stability, and Limit of Detection studies. Based on level of experience, will lead verification campaigns and author verification studies and reports.
--- It is preferred to have experience under design control principals and regulations.
--- Consistently record experimental methods and results in electronic laboratory notebooks.
--- Present findings and/or comprehensive project status reviews at internal seminars and department meetings. Apply technical writing skills to produce reports and documents.

Skills
--- Strong laboratory proficiency. Must have strong scientific knowledge of the functional science of the techniques that they have worked on.
--- Experience with Molecular Biology required. Thorough experience with PCR required, including optimizations.
--- Knowledge of NGS based workflows including target enrichment, and library preparation is preferred.
--- Experience in: assay design, optimization, verification, validation, experimental design, data analysis, and data and concept presentation is preferred.
--- Experience with diagnostics development is preferred.

Education
--- Degree in Molecular Biology, Biology/Life Sciences.
--- Bachelor's, with 2+ years experience
--- Master's, with 1+ years of industry experience.
--- PhD, with 1+ years industry experience experience
--- Not considering Chemistry or Physics degrees or candidates in the engineering field.

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Keywords: TalentBurst, Inc., Pleasanton , Scientist II/Sr. Scientist, Other , Pleasanton, California

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