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Associate Scientist

Company: Illumina
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Job Description:

All About Us

At Illumina, we apply innovative technologies for studying genetic variation and function, making studies possible that were not even imaginable just a few years ago. These revolutionary tools for DNA, RNA, and protein analysis are enabling rapid advances in disease research, drug development, and the development of molecular tests in the clinic.

As an Associate Scientist in Advanced Platforms Technology Development department at Illumina you will work in a dynamic, team-oriented environment and play a key role in creating the next generation of genomic tools. You will be a key contributor to multidisciplinary teams developing and improving leading-edge technology platforms. You will plan, initiate, and execute scientific research and define development strategies in collaboration with the research staff and through individual studies.

Tasks and Responsibilities:


  • Plan and execute various laboratory activities with limited instruction
  • Develop and implement tools, metrologies and test methods for the characterization of polymers, hydrogels and other materials
  • Design, develop and troubleshoot assays, chemistry and methods for monitoring interactions between molecules/biomolecules and polymeric materials
  • Gather, organize and analyze large data sets
  • Troubleshoot and improve existing processes, tools and chemistries to create robust products and improve process performance
  • Work independently and within multi-disciplinarily project teams of scientists, engineers, programmers, and project coordinators
  • Engage in clear and concise communication with colleagues and supervisors through oral updates, written reports and technical meetings. Present status updates to team lead and management, including recommendations based on experimental results
  • All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position. However, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional tasks and responsibilities

    Required Skills & Experience

    • Bachelor's degree and 2-10 years of relevant experience, or Master's degree and 0-5 years of relevant experience.
    • Preferred/Required Majors: Material or Polymer Science, Chemical Engineering, Nanoengineering, Chemistry, Bioengineering, or other related technical field
    • Hands-on experience in one or more of the following disciplines: polymer chemistry, synthetic chemistry, bio-conjugation, surface chemistry, advanced materials characterization.
    • Hands-on experience in multiple techniques and methods for characterization of materials, surfaces, molecules and biomolecules
    • Experience in bio-conjugation and functionalization of advanced materials with molecules and biomolecules to modulate biomolecular reactions
    • Track record of creative problem solving and innovation combined with the ability to complete tasks with some supervision
    • Ability to think clearly under pressure, setting goals with team lead, and to enthusiastically overcome challenges in a fast-paced environment
    • Motivated, enthusiastic, hard-working, cheerful individual who wants to be part of a fast-paced and dynamic technology development Team

      Preferred Skills & Experience

      • Statistics background, ability to use programming languages (Matlab, R, Python, etc.), and data analysis skills (such as DOEs or other advanced statistical tools)
      • Broad scientific knowledge on the fundamentals of materials science such as chemistry, physics, instrumentation set-ups, optics, thermodynamics, kinetics, spectroscopy.
      • Familiarity with DNA sequencing, biochemical assays and molecular biology techniques

        All listed requirements are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional task and responsibilities.Illumina believes that everyone has the ability to make an impact, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you require accommodation to complete the application or interview process, please contact accommodations@illumina.com. To learn more, visit: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

Keywords: Illumina, San Diego , Associate Scientist, Other , San Diego, California

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