NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ: NSTG) is a leading provider of life science tools for discovery and translational research. The company’s nCounter® Analysis System is used in life sciences research and has been cited in more than 3,800 peer-reviewed publications. The nCounter Analysis System offers a cost-effective way to easily profile the expression of hundreds of genes, proteins, miRNAs, or copy number variations, simultaneously with high sensitivity and precision, facilitating a wide variety of basic research and translational medicine applications. The company’s GeoMx® Digital Spatial Profiler enables highly-multiplexed spatial profiling of RNA and protein targets in a variety of sample types, including FFPE tissue sections. Built on pioneering principles in 2003, NanoString is blazing new trails and exploring new frontiers to adapt to the everchanging landscape and becoming smarter and more innovative in the process. We are dedicated to advancing scientific discovery and providing solutions that can have a meaningful impact in research and discovery.
Our purpose is to Map the Universe of Biology. We enable scientists to answer questions they have always wanted to ask to explore the boundaries of cellular structures and create an atlas of biological interactions that define life. We are relentless in our quest to Catalyze the Next Biological Revolution leading to Advancing the Human Condition. In addition to a pioneering spirit, we value: Grit. Authenticity. Ambition. Ingenuity. Customers. Join our team!
NanoString Technologies is seeking a highly motivated and technology-savvy Research Associate III, who will join R&D. This position is a hands-on, experimental science position with a focus on basic research in technologies combined with supporting current product development efforts.
Design, carry out, interpret and trouble shoot experiments with limited supervision
Organize and communicate results to supervisor and senior management verbally and/or in writing
Perform 80-90% bench work on specified projects
Work cooperatively in a cross-functional team environment
Deliver results under tight timelines
Present data to product development teams and management representatives
Write protocols, experimental summary reports, quality documents and other scientific literature associated with projects
Analyze large, complex data sets using spreadsheets and/or other data analysis packages
Qualifications and Requirements (Education, Experience, Specific Skills):
B.S. in biochemistry, molecular or cellular biology or a related discipline
At least 4 years of hands-on molecular biology experience
Experience with protein detection methodologies, proteomics, multiplexed protein assays and handling antibodies
Experience with immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization, or immunofluorescence microscopy
Experience with RNA and DNA sample preparation, genomics and a wide variety of nucleic acid protocols
Strong analytical skills
Organized and detailed-oriented with ability to communicate results effectively
Preferences for experience developing products for the life sciences and/or molecular diagnostics industries
Must work cooperatively in a product-oriented team environment
Experience with and understanding of next-generation sequencing
Experience with IF/IHC, in situ hybridization, and microscopy
Experience with tissue sectioning using a microtome and/or cryostat
Experience in neurobiology
Experience with ImageJ and/or R software programs
NanoString is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. NanoString does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that it does not have a signed agreement with.