167016 - Scientist II (2) - CA
Industry
ENG
Region
CA-Southern California - San Diego
City
Carlsbad
State
CA
Rate
Up to $34.88 DOE
Duration
12 Months
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist II (2) for an opening in Carlsbad, CA.

We are seeking a Scientist II to join our R&D team for development of next generation sequencing assays for use in clinical laboratories. Responsibilities will include sample preparation, instrument calibration and operation, and data analysis. A background in molecular biology, biochemistry, or similar discipline is required. Significant hands-on experience in a molecular biology laboratory setting is a must.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Working with a multidisciplinary technology team for the development of next generation sequencing assays that will be used in clinical laboratories.
Responsibilities will include sample preparation, instrument operation and data analysis.

A background in molecular biology, biotechnology or biochemistry is required.

Eligible candidates will contribute to:

Next generation sequencing using the Ion Torrent Technology
Development of diagnostic assays that comply with various regulatory standards
Development of testing protocols and compilation of project reports
Product verification and validation

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Strong skills in molecular biology (including DNA, RNA and protein handling, PCR, qPCR, quantification methods)
Knowledge of basic data analysis and interpretation (proficient in Microsoft Office)
Basic knowledge of genomics
Ability to follow molecular biology protocols and strictly adhere to all steps
Be comfortable working in a large and busy laboratory with many other team members

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
Work experience in a clinical laboratory or core laboratory facility
Experience with design control documentation
Broad knowledge of sequencing and molecular amplification methods
Experience with NGS

EDUCATION:
BS Degree, 3+ years/ MS Degree, 1+ years of industry/academic experience

WORK HOURS:
Full-Time, 1st Shift

Contact
Brenda Ordaz at bordaz@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
343 Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x284 or (800) 927-9318 x284

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.