Oakland-Fremont-Pleasanton Metro Area, CA
Looking to hire Scientist II level candidate to contribute to early multiplexed PCR assay design. The ideal candidate should have experience with PCR methods, experimental design, and data analysis; similarly, should demonstrate the ability to concisely and accurately communicate results.
Works under general supervision to conduct and monitor laboratory experiments utilizing established and published procedures, and technical and theoretical understanding. Makes recommendations to resolve problems encountered during experimental procedures. Assumes responsibility for the accuracy, quality, and timeliness of experimental results. Summarizes experimental results, and reviews conclusions with supervisor. Communicates results of experiments in the form of reports and presentations. Keeps supervisor informed of project status, particularly of significant findings and results in critical problem areas. Performs work according to established internal safety guidelines and procedures, and as specified by appropriate external regulatory agencies (e.g., OSHA). Analyzes experimental data using various data analysis software and/or applying quantitative methods. Forms conclusions and provides/documents process improvements. Uses technical writing skills to produce reports and documents. May present findings at internal meeting. Assumes accountability for own electronic notebook documentation, ensuring experimental methods and results are recorded timely, accurately and consistently, and according to established formats.
2 to 6 years of relevant industry experience, specifically relating to PCR and molecular diagnostics. Ability to design and execute relevant laboratory experimentation and determine next steps within the context of overall project goals and direction.
Bachelor s or Master's degree in Biological/Life Sciences, Biochemistry or related field