Scientist, Research & Development

Molecular Stethoscope

San Diego, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Research Sci/Assoc/Mgr
  • Post Date: 12/29/2020
  • Website: molecularstethoscope.com
  • Company Address: 10835 Road to the Cure Suite 100, San Diego, CA, 92121

About Molecular Stethoscope

Molecular Stethoscope is an early stage, molecular diagnostics company engaged in transcriptomic research and development in San Diego, California.

Job Description

Molecular Stethoscope is an early-stage molecular diagnostics company engaged in transcriptomic research and development in San Diego, California. Our mission is to improve patient health through the development of cutting-edge molecular tests. We are looking for a Scientist with a strong background in RNA based molecular diagnostics. As a Scientist, you will have the opportunity to be an integral part of a multi-disciplinary team and assist in the development of our current and future product pipeline. You will be responsible for supporting the development of assays/processes that adhere to clinical quality and regulatory guidelines. The successful candidate is expected to conduct his/her job responsibilities with a high degree accuracy and professionalism.
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Tasks and Responsibilities
Development of a variety of assays for various platforms including RT-qPCR, microarray and Next Generation Sequencing
Develop, characterize and optimize assay protocols and reagents
Recognize problems, understand and troubleshoot assays in an individual and team setting
Analyze large complex data sets with statistical methodology
Analyze test results from various sources, develop comprehensive technical recommendations
Research and innovate new technologies
Drive implementation of solutions and deliver results in a fast-paced, dynamic product development environment
Perform other duties as assigned as an integral member of the team
Position Requirements & Experience
Track record of creativity and productivity, successfully solving highly complex novel scientific problems, as evidenced by a strong publication record and/or patent history
Ph.D in Molecular Biology or Biochemistry from a top academic institution
Extensive experience with circulating nucleic acids, single cell sequencing, FFPE transcriptomic research and/or other challenging areas
Experience with RNA based molecular assays
Commercial assay development experience, preferred
Excellent troubleshooting and experimental design skills required
Experience analyzing data from various sources: Arrays, qPCR, NGS desired
Proven track record working in individual and team environments
Strong communication skills, demonstrated by seminars, etc.
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits program that includes stock options, vacation and sick pay, medical/dental insurance, and 401(k).

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