Scientist I/II/Sr. Scientist

Location: Pleasanton, CA, United States
Date Posted: 11-06-2018
Position Role/Tile: Scientist I/II/Sr. Scientist
Location: Pleasanton,CA .

Execute standard molecular biology techniques, especially next generation sequencing library preparation, on clinical DNA samples.
Follow protocols precisely, and with extreme care, as material derived from clinical samples is highly limited.
Perform cell-free nucleic acids extraction from clinical plasma specimens, whole blood, and formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue
Prepare experimental reports in electronic lab notebook (eLN) system
Perform basic analyses related to sequencing metrics and bioinformatics
Present observed results at group meetings
Execute development and optimization experiments
Operate next generation sequencers
This position will require handling of infectious materials

Minimum required qualifications:
Working knowledge of standard molecular biology techniques.
Hands-on molecular biology experience, including using multichannel pipettes
Experience in Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technology
Familiarity with nucleic acid extraction/purification technology
Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite of programs, especially Word and Excel applications
Knowledge of statistics
Ability to work independently and able to work with cross-functional teams
Desirable qualifications:
Experience handling small (ng) amounts of nucleic acids
Experience performing molecular biology techniques on many samples simultaneously
Familiarity with bioinformatics tools, sequence analysis algorithms and NCBI programs such as BLAST
Experience in working various automated instruments and robots.
Proficient with some statistical software (e.g. JMP, R) preferred
Excellent skills in Excel worksheet
Multi-tasking ability

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