Job ID: #9178

Associate Scientist, Genomics

Cambridge, MA
Science Science
Research & Development


Responsibilities of the Associate Scientist, Genomics:

  • Develop, design, and optimize protocols for tissue analysis
  • Perform nucleic acid extractions for short, long read sequences and NGS technologies
  • Develop library preparation for all high throughput technologies
  • Operate Illumina, 10X Chromium, and other multi sequencing instruments
  • Establish protocols, manuscripts, and help troubleshoot when necessary
  • Present data findings to internal team and external collaborators

Requirements of the Associate Scientist, Genomics:

  • BS, MS or PhD in life science discipline
  • 2+ years’ experience working with NGS and or high through put genomic technologies
  • Strong molecular biology background with deep understanding of DNA and RNA
  • Experience with RNA seq and single cell technologies is a plus
  • Cell biology experience is helpful
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

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