Scientific and Process Technology

NGS Staff Scientist

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About the job

Are you looking for an exciting new career challenge? 

Invenia Group has partnered with a growing start-up that is currently seeking an NGS Staff Scientist based in San Diego to join the team, where you will have a focus on conducting Proof of Concept experiments to evaluate new, cutting edge 3D genomics assays, tools, products, or bioinformatics tools for emerging markets. This company develops 3D NGS assays with a focus to capture the chromosome structure and enable a higher dimension of insight into the mechanisms of human disease.

Role responsibilities:

If successful, you will be responsible for conducting proof of concept experiments and evaluating new, cutting edge 3D genomics assays, tools, and products, You will stay well-informed on current technology trends and scientific literature, related to 3D genomics, as well as broad application areas for their products and services and working with external collaborators to assess new technologies and applications. 

What we are looking for: 

We are looking for someone with a Ph.D. and 5-10 years of experience in molecular biology/genomics or a Master’s Degree of Science with 7-15 years of experience. You should have a passion for exploring new and cutting-edge technologies, and experience with some of the following: HiC, ChIP, CUT&TAG, single-cell technologies, long-read technologies, RNA-seq, or similar.

You should also have experience working with next-generation sequencing (NGS) sample prep methods for low input or challenging samples.

Sound interesting? If you are looking for an opportunity to make a direct impact on the company’s success and join an open and collaborative environment then this is the role for you. Here, you will join an organisation that invests in each other’s growth and learns from one another. To find out more information regarding this opportunity, please apply