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Scientist I

Pleasanton, CA 94588

Posted: 03/06/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Research and Discovery Job Number: 11113 Pay Rate: $23.00 - $43.00

Job Description

Our client develops, manufactures, and supplies a wide array of innovative medical diagnostic products, services, tests, platforms, and technologies.

  • The design and application of new library preparation and target enrichment workflows for novel sequencing platforms utilizing both long and short read technologies.
  • The design and application of an advanced suite of comprehensive immune repertoire profiling tools for a myriad of clinical situations.
  • Research on novel workflows to enable whole genome profiling of epigenetic marks on DNA and DNA fragmentation patterns.
  • The development of innovative molecular biology methods and workflows addressing unmet clinical and translational research needs.
  • The development of new content to cover additional diseases and classes of variants.
  • Solid-level understanding of NGS library preparation, targeted enrichment, and sequencing-while also dealing with extremely small ctDNA/cfDNA/single cell amounts of DNA.
  • The ability to think about each step of a workflow at a quantitative and molecular level.
  • A clear understanding of the performance parameters of a good diagnostic assay, and can design experiments to test the clinical utility of an assay and identify the best applications based on your results.
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Biological/Life Sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jay Hite
Recruiter, Account Manager

As a Recruiter at Compass, Jay enjoys meeting job seekers and helping them to find new and exciting opportunities. He enjoys the process of getting to know candidates and learning all about their experience and what their future goals are. Jay feels the excitement of his candidates and is passionate about helping to find a fit both culturally and professionally. 

When Jay isn’t working, he enjoys bike rides, trying out new foods, tequila tasting and watching movies.  

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