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R&D Scientist

Company: Volt
Location: San Diego
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Volt is immediately hiring a Scientist for a leading organization in La Jolla, CA.You have honed your knowledge and technical skills and are looking to join a fast-paced, high-performance team developing products to improve the human condition.We are seeking a highly motivated individual to support product development efforts within the Genomics organization. This is a hands-on position contributing to nucleic acid isolation-based projects. In this position, you will generate data to demonstrate the performance and effectiveness of manual and automated nucleic acid purification systems.Responsibilities:

  • Perform wet lab bench experiments as the primary responsibility to develop new methodologies for rapid, high-throughput, automated isolation and analysis of nucleic acids
  • Design, execute, and analyze data from experiments, troubleshoot technical issues, and plan next steps to meet required technical specifications
  • Effectively communicate scientific results in both written format and orally at group and cross-functional team meetings
  • Collaborate with product development teams across the Genomics organization, including virtually with colleagues at remote sites
  • Ability to independently drive main projects forward with limited, but appropriate, direction from Team Leads
  • Assist in writing product specifications, test plans/reports, and life cycle documentation
  • Meticulously document experiments and verification/validation (V&V) studies according to existing Quality Management System
  • Ensure all aspects of V&V are conducted according to internal and external quality and regulatory requirements
    • MS or PhD in Molecular Biology or related life science field
    • At least 5-7 years of post-academic professional laboratory experience, preferably in the regulated molecular diagnostics industry
    • Hands-on and theoretical experience with nucleic acid chemistry, molecular biology, and genetics
    • Familiar with manual and automated nucleic acid isolation/purification procedures (historical perspective as well as versed in latest technologies) including HPLC, etc.
    • Familiar with nucleic acid quantification methods and their various strengths and weaknesses
    • Familiar with nucleic acid labeling and detection methods
    • Able to manipulate nucleic acids -- e.g. cloning
    • Versed in QPCR/QRT-PCR and related down-stream nucleic acid detection methodologies; prior experience with DNA sequencing technologies preferred
    • Ability to develop new methods based on nucleic acid chemistry background with an inventive perspective
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Demonstrated proficiency with standard scientific analysis software and toolsVolt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Volt, San Diego , R&D Scientist, Other , San Diego, California

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