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Senior Scientist

Company: Universal Sequencing Technology Corporation
Location: Carlsbad
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Scientist/Scientist (Position title depends on actual qualification and experience) The Company: Universal Sequencing Technology Corporation (UST) is a leading NGS biotechnology company engaged in long range/long read sequencing technology and single cell sequencing technology development. We are headquartered in greater Boston with a branch in San Diego. We are riding on a new wave of sequencing innovations. The Position: This is an on-site, full-time position for a senior/junior scientist in Carlsbad, depending on the candidate's experience. This person will work cross-functionally with molecular and computational biologists, biochemists, engineers, and manufacturing scientists to develop new multi-omics single-cell assays. Responsibilities:Design, execute, analyze, and document experiments; communicate findings, conclusions, and recommendations Develop robust protocol and productSupport research planning and contribute intellectually to projectsDeliver well-characterized and robust processes to manufacture Support product commercialization and collaborationWillingness to roll up your sleeves and be resourceful; desire to learn; team playerAll listed responsibilities are deemed essential functions to this position. Additional reasonable tasks and responsibilities might be necessary based on dynamic business needs.Requirements:ExperienceMinimum 2 years of cellular or molecular assay developmentHands-on experience with complete NGS workflows, especially RNA-Seq library preparation Extensive experience in single-cell sequencing technologies is preferredImmune repertoire sequencing experience is a plusProduct development experience is a plusStrong background in sequencing data analysis Excellent project management skills and strong technical writing and communication skillsTrack record of teamwork and collaborationDemonstrated innovative research, supported with publications, oral presentations, and/or patent applications Education and Qualifications:Ph.D. in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, or related field is preferredMaster's degree with relevant industry experience will also be considered We OfferWe offer pay commensurate with experience and education, as well as a benefits package, including holidays, vacation days, personal days, medical, dental, vision, life and accidental insurances, 401(k) plan, and relocation assistance.We offer employees ownership of the company through option shares. The company's success is the employee's success.We offer employee career development opportunities through personalized HR services and career education options. Location: Carlsbad (CA) is a beach town located 35 miles north of San Diego and 87 miles south of Los Angeles that hosts a highly active biotech community. It is known for its beaches, flower fields, and vibrant village with a high number of coffee and surfing shops. Carlsbad is also known for its marathon and Legoland. Nearby towns include Oceanside, Encinitas, Del Mar, San Clemente, Escondido, and San Juan de Capistrano and nearby attractions include the Mission San Luis Rey and the Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park. The average temperature is 64oF to 75oF year-round. More about USTUST is currently commercializing a disruptive NGS technology, the TELL-Seq library technology, that enables short read 2nd generation NGS platforms to produce super long read results. A sequencing ready DNA library can be made in a single PCR tube in 3 hours with very little DNA input, simple, fast and economic. It enables many previously unachievable or difficult-to-achieve applications, including de novo sequencing, haplotype phasing, metagenomics, SV detection, and clinical diagnostics for genetic and rare diseases and tumors.We are developing a new single-cell sequencing technology that can significantly reduces the cost of current single cell sequencing library preparation.We are developing a cutting-edge fifth generation DNA sequencing technology that can sequence a whole human genome in one hour with cost less than $100.Our mission is to advance DNA sequencing for all applications through innovation. Our goal is to make DNA sequencing accessible to all countries, rich or poor, and across all fields, especially in the clinical and healthcare fields, providing accurate and affordable means for disease diagnostics, effective tools for drug development, and reliable methods for health evaluation and epidemic disease identification and prevention.PI154143326

Keywords: Universal Sequencing Technology Corporation, San Diego , Senior Scientist, Other , Carlsbad, California

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