BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sr. Scientist, Application Development in Menlo Park, California

Job Description SummaryBD is revolutionizing single-cell biology through the invention and application of tools – such as BD Rhapsody™ and BD™ AbSeq – to enable researchers to delineate the complexity of biology. The successful candidate will be part of an interdisciplinary R&D team with specialties in cell biology, molecular biology, engineering, and bioinformatics to deliver exceptional products to researchers. She or he will design, perform experiments, and generate deliverables for our single-cell applications projects, as well as lead the knowledge transfer of our products to the Customer Support team. Success in this role requires a strong scientific background with molecular and cell biology expertise and ability and flexibility to work in a fast-paced field.

Job Description

  • Design and perform experiments to investigate novel applications for the BD Rhapsody™ platform in immunology and other biomedical disciplines

  • Produce technical content and materials for internal and external users of our products

  • Lead in transferring knowledge in single-cell products to the Customer Support team and maintain the training curriculum

  • Assist in troubleshooting for our Customer Support team and capture lessons learned and document internal knowledgebase of our technologies

  • Manage the escalation process between Customer Support and R&D

  • Prepare conference abstracts and present cutting-edge single-cell genomics to major scientific conferences


Required Skills:
  • PhD degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, biomedical sciences, or related field

  • 2+ years of industry work experience

  • Strong molecular biology background preferred

  • Capacity to work in a fast-paced environment, quick learner with ability to adapt to change

  • Strong written and verbal communication

  • Team-oriented

  • Highly motivated, responsible, independent self-starter, and problem solver


Preferred Skills:
  • Experience in generating customer-facing materials desirable

  • Experience with single-cell RNA-seq assays or other NGS assays highly desirable

  • Experience with cell culture and cell sorting highly desirable

  • Experience in technical writing, exemplified by publication of peer-reviewed papers


Primary Work LocationUSA CA - Menlo Park

Additional Locations

Work Shift

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status