Research Scientist – Molecular Biology – SlipChip – Menlo Park, CA

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Job ID: 6106
Job date: 2016-10-19
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Company : SlipChip 

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Role : Research Scientist 

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The candidate will join the Molecular Biology group in the R&D division where focus is on assay development of nucleic acid isolation, purification, amplification and labeling technologies. The candidate will:
Design and optimize chemistry and biological assays related to nucleic acid technologies, transferrable to microfluidic devices. Responsible to carry out assay feasibility work and method transfer to product development teams. Design, execute and document experiments and trouble-shoot to solve problems. Prepare data and content for presentations, white papers or other company relevant materials. Desired Skills and Experience

Qualifications Requirements:
Ph. D. in molecular biology, biochemistry or related fields with 5+ years’ experience (academia or industrial) in molecular biology. Expertise in assay design, formulation optimization, and trouble shooting for nucleic acid amplification (qPCR, isothermal amplification) Hands-on experience with qPCR, dPCR is required. Experience in development of clinical diagnostic products for infectious disease or oncology is highly desired. Strong background in bioinformatics tools used for DNA/RNA sequence analysis and primer design. Strong background in data analysis and statistics. The candidate needs to be creative, self-motivated, an out-of-the-box thinker and be able to take initiative. Good communication skills and ability to participate on interdisciplinary product teams a must.
Additional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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