10x Genomics is building tools for scientific discovery that reveal and address the true complexities of biology and disease. Through a combination of novel microfluidics, chemistry and bioinformatics, our award-winning Chromium™ System is enabling researchers around the world to more fully understand the fundamentals of biology at unprecedented resolution and scale. Learn more at 10xGenomics.com.
Fueled by equal parts scientific vision and determined passion, we are delivering unprecedented innovation to short-read sequencing technologies and transforming how genomic information is accessed. You will feel the 10x difference the moment you enter our offices and labs. There’s a dynamic energy here, and we’re looking for the best of the best to be a part of it. We are seeking talented professionals excited to build new technology that advances scientific research while growing their career within a dynamic, supportive environment.
Research Associate – NGS Sequencing
We are seeking an experienced, collaborative and results-oriented individual to join our 10X gene sequencing team. The candidate will have a strong background in nucleic acid quantification and NGS workflows. Ideally this candidate will have an understanding of the technology underlying NGS sequencing.
Individuals applying for this position must be self-starters, flexible in changing direction and methods, thrive in a fast paced environment, excel at managing multiple priorities, able to effectively communicate with all levels within the organization and have the prior work experience needed to quickly learn the protocols.
Operate NGS sequencing instruments
QC of sequencing libraries including quantitation
Documentation of lab procedures
Entering sample information into LIMS
Required Skills and Background
Bachelor Science degree in relevant scientific area
1-3 years experience with qPCR and other quantitation methods
NGS platforms including Illumina HiSeq. Experience operating, run monitoring and troubleshooting instruments
Understanding of NGS library preparation methods
Strong written and oral communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Proven ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.