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Scientist/Senior Scientist - Product Integration

Posted on Apr 6, 2021 by 10X Genomics

Pleasanton, CA 94566
Research
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time


About the role:


We are seeking an outstanding Scientist to join the Product Integration (PI) group at 10x Genomics. This is a unique multi-disciplinary position that will work closely with a variety of groups including Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Computational Biology, Microfluidics, and Support groups. You will play an important role in expanding the 10x product portfolio by identifying clever solutions to troubleshoot and optimize 10x product workflows.


The ideal candidate should have experience working independently in a chemistry, biochemistry, or molecular biology laboratory, have exceptional attention to detail, and be able to critically analyze data and communicate results to the team. They must bring a can-do attitude and sense of purpose to the job.


What you will be doing:


Working within multidisciplinary teams at all stages of product development
Developing a deep understanding of the interplay between chemistry, molecular biology, and microfluidics to identify the root cause of product deviations, troubleshoot them, and identify clever solutions
Planning and execution of experiments, accurate recording of details, in-depth analysis, and reporting of these results through documentation and presentations
Development and optimization of protocols for single cell NGS products and robustness verification of those products
Preparation of customer-facing technical documentation including workflow descriptions and annotated datasets for 10x single cell NGS products
Responsible for maintaining external collaborations for validation of single cell NGS products


To be successful in this role, you will need:


PhD in chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, bioengineering, bioinformatics, or related field
4+ years relevant laboratory or industry experience in life science applications, such as: next-generation sequencing library preparation, cell culture, microscopy, PCR, or other nucleic acid or protein-based technologies
Ability to analyze and interpret complex datasets and communicate results in a clear and concise manner
Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team
Knowledge of NGS and related applications (eg RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, etc.)
Experience troubleshooting and optimizing molecular biology assays


Additional desirable skills to have:


Familiarity with new product introduction or product development process and life cycle
Experience with handling of fresh or frozen tissues as well as tissue dissociation techniques
Experience with fluorescence in-situ hybridization (FISH)-based assays
Experience with tissue preservation techniques such as formaldehyde fixation
Experience with Design of Experiments (DOE)




Reference: 1152693126

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