Life Science & Diagnostics

Staff Scientist

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About the job

Invenia Group is partnered with a manufacturer of scientific reagents, instruments and services that are being used to accelerate scientific discovery. We are looking to hire a Staff Scientist to join their team in San Jose, CA. Candidates will be joining a stable company that values their employees and developing their skills and careers.

The Role:

The Staff Scientist is a hands-on, project-oriented professional who manages projects independently through all stages of product development, from Proof of Concept, through Research and Development, to Product Launch and application development. A Staff scientist designs, executes, analyzes, and interprets experiments, as well as influences stakeholders across functional areas, working with other colleagues in R&D, Engineering, Marketing and Operations.

The role will be supporting the Clinical NGS and Reproductive Health product range.

What we are looking for:

  • Ideally, a Ph.D. educated in a relevant scientific discipline plus 5 or more years experience in academia and/or industry.
  • Expert knowledge of genomic sequencing technologies, molecular biology and/or biochemistry.
  • Experience in assay optimization for DNA, RNA, methylation and clinical genomics applications.
  • Hands-on Experience in NGS data analysis and visualization using command line, R and/or Python.

The salary on offer is 150,000 – $160,000 plus a generous benefits package.