Senior Scientist - Nanosensing Platform Integration
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 15, 2020
We are seeking a creative and driven Senior Scientist to join
our dynamic team responsible for creating novel sequencing
platforms for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS). The successful
candidate will initiate, execute and analyze experiments in the
area of new platform system maturation, while collaboratively
working within multidisciplinary teams.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
- Effectively work within multidisciplinary teams and routinely
interact with engineers, surface chemists, software engineers, and
protein scientists to bring together diverse system components to
mature system platforms, and deliver robust usage protocols.
- Lead efforts to troubleshoot the integration of novel
sequencing biochemistries with novel system components.
- Plan, execute and analyze various laboratory experiments for
yourself and others to systematically determine causes of, and
troubleshoot solutions to, sticking points, with defined goals and
All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential
functions to this position; however, business conditions may
require reasonable accommodations for additional task and
Preferred Educational Background:
- PhD in bioengineering, biophysics, or related field.
Preferred Experiential Background:
- 5+ years of post-PhD hands-on experience in the design and
development of sequencing systems (e.g., surface chemistry,
electrochemistry, fluidics, data collection and analysis). Strong
data analysis skills.
- 2+ years of industrial experience meeting deadlines in a
fast-paced biotech environment. Leadership of small teams.
- Strong understanding of sequencing setups. Understanding of
single molecule biophysics; interdisciplinary experience combining
surface chemistry, biochemistry, and engineering to address
- Creative and inventive problem solver with a can-do attitude
and demonstrated track record of results-oriented
- Sound understanding of the latest genomics technologies and
- Excellent communication skills.
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