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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sr Scientist in San Jose, California

Job Description SummaryThe successful candidate will work closely with a team of product development scientists, cell biologists and bioinformatics scientists in the exciting and cutting edge field of single-cell multi-omics on the mRNA and protein level. She or he will design and perform experiments to optimize and validate protocols for single-cell sequencing. Success in this role requires a strong scientific background with molecular biology and genomics experience and ability to work in a fast-paced field.

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Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Design and perform hands-on experiments to develop, optimize, and validate new protocols for the BD Rhapsodyâ„¢ platform with good documentation practice

  • Independently analyze and interpret single-cell genomics data and present data to cross-functional team members

  • Drive assay product development progress in collaboration with technology development scientists, bioinformatics scientists and transfer technology to operations

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

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in molecular biology

  • Experience in next generation sequencing techniques from preparing libraries, sequencing on Illumina platforms, and analyzing data

  • 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 product development process and documentation, ex. verification/validation plans, protocols, reports.

  • Experience in single-cell RNA-seq assays.

  • Experience in primary cell isolation, primary cell culture, antibody staining, and flow cytometry.

Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Jose

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