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Associate Scientist

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  • Austin, TX

Status Regular Job ID JR-009670 Recruiting Region Americas


  • Perform lab experiments as planned and document all observations and findings.
  • Prepare hybridization capture NGS libraries and amplicon panel NGS libraries.
  • Analyze and interpret data.
  • Present experimental findings and interpretations to senior research team members.
  • Demonstrate potential for technical proficiency and ability to collaborate with others.
  • Participate with other R&D team members in troubleshooting and identifying new opportunities for optimization, applications, or products.

Education and Experience:

  • B.S. or B.A. in relevant life sciences field (i.e.; genetics, molecular or cellular biology, or similar).
  • > 1 year direct hands-on experience with NGS library preparation and sequencing run set up (industry experience a plus).
  • Illumina NGS workflow and platform experience required (with Ion Torrent workflow and platform experience a plus).

Other Requirements:

  • Experience with highly multiplexed amplicon PCR is preferred.
  • Ability to plan and execute complex experiments with supervision in a timely fashion.
  • Able to multi-task effectively and be fully committed to project timelines.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills. 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in fast pace environment.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data with moderate supervision.
  • Experience working in a regulated environment under a controlled design review process is preferred.
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