Contribute as a key member of the R&D team responsible for the development of the next generation PCR technology at the company. Develop new sample prep strategy. Must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment.
Experience developing entire assay workflows and chemistries for PCR -based IVD markets meeting CE-IVD and FDA requirements
Experience in improving reagents and protocols on along with instrument development (binding, inhibition, elution, protocol optimizing)
Experience with as many forms of cell lysis, such as chemical, physical and enzymatic is highly desired
Experience with sample preparation and nucleic acid extraction technologies is required
Experience with automated extraction and detection systems
Experience in PCR assay development
Independently perform experimentation and hands-on analysis
Experience developing qualitative and quantitative assay systems, primer-probe design, genomic database mining, enzyme specification, materials and vendor selection and qualification
Strong background in DOE, statistics in assay development
Experience in nested PCR is desirable
BS Degree in biology or biochemistry with over 15years of industry experience, MSDegree with over 10 years of industry experience and PhD with 6 years industry experience.
Candidate must have been part of teams of commercially successful platforms where the candidate made significant contributions
Self-motivated, independent and a driving force of efficient execution
Experience in Excel and JMP highly desirable
Experience with next generation sequencing is desirable.
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Requisition Number: 223440