San Jose Metro Area, CA
Works under general supervision to conduct laboratory experiments utilizing established and published procedures with 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/project leader. Communicates results of experiments in the form of reports and presentations. Keeps supervisor/project leader 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). Accurately and consistently records experimental methods, materials, and results. Applies advanced technical writing skills to produce reports and documents such as summaries, SOPs, DHFs, presentations and manuscripts. Participates in routine lab maintenance, lab safety, ISO, and QSR implementation.
Ability to design and execute relevant laboratory experimentation and determine next steps within the context of overall project goals and direction.
Background and technique skills in biochemistry and molecular biology.
Hands-on experiences with PCR, and/or Microarray, and/or NGS technology.
Good understanding of bioinformatics and biostatistics.
Good data analysis skills and good documentation skills.
Bachelor s degree in Biological/Life Sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience. A Master s degree is a plus.
Minimum 2-5 years (with a Bachelor s degree) or 1-3 years (with a Master s degree) of relevant industry experience required.