Associate Scientist AFP

Location: South San Francisco, CA
Date Posted: 02-06-2018
Day to Day Responsibilities:     
  • Sample organization, notebook documentation, and NGS workflow tracking and/or handling in the wet lab.

Summary
Quantitative Molecular Biology group in Amgen Genome Analysis Unit is seeking a temporary SR Associate or Associate Scientist in the field of molecular biology to join the NGS wet-lab team at our research facility in South San Francisco. The SR Associate will work closely with an energetic research team to execute NGS experiments and generate high quality data by using the cutting-edging platforms of advanced sequencing and/or single-cell analysis.

Responsibilities
  • Sample organization, notebook documentation, and NGS workflow tracking and/or handling
  • Nucleic acid isolation, cDNA library preps, as well as maintenance and operation of in-house sequencers

Basic Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in molecular biology, genomic science, or related fields (OR)
  • Bachelor’s degree in molecular biology or genomic science and at least 2 years of scientific experiences in the related fields

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Excellent communication skills and the desire to work in a team
  • Computer literacy, analytical and problem-solving skills, highly organized and ability to multi-task
  • Experienced in DNA sequencing and PCR/RT-PCR
  • Familiar with NGS or ddPCR technologies would be a plus

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