Scientist - SNP Genotyping Product DevelopmentFluidigm Corporation
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
Support product development related to SNP genotyping using Fluidigm?s technology together with an interdisciplinary team.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential duties include but are not limited to:
Develop applications and protocols for Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) - based genotyping, including applications for agricultural biotechnology (AgBio), human biobanking and clinical research, using Fluidigm?s proprietary chemistries and platforms.
Test and validate protocols for commercial release. Generate data to support marketing and sales.
May work on other applications to support the increasing number of product lines using Fluidigm microfluidic technology, including but not limited to single cell analysis, when appropriate.
May plan and supervise the work of others.
Education and Experience
Ph.D. in molecular biology, chemistry, biochemistry or biomedical engineering, with 2-5 years of industry including 1-3 post doctoral experience required.
Hands-on experience in genomics assay technologies (e.g. qPCR, droplet/digital PCR) and broad experience in standard molecular biology techniques including DNA/RNA sample preparation and RT-PCR essential.
Deep experience with SNP-genotyping essential.
Genotyping product development leadership experience required.
Experience with project management desirable.
Experience with NexGen sequencing a plus.
Experience in statistical data analysis an added plus.
High-performance individual with a proven ability to generate results.
Demonstrated ability to solve problems independently, run experiments, analyze data, interpret results and modify procedures, present results in public and maintain experiment records.
Excellent chemical intuition and hands-on laboratory skills.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Ability to successfully work in a team environment and to adapt to rapidly evolving needs.