Personalis is a rapidly growing cancer genomics company transforming the development of next-generation therapies by providing more comprehensive molecular data about each patient’s cancer and immune response. Our ImmunoID NeXT Platform® is enabling the development of next generation immuno-oncology therapeutics and diagnostics.
You will work with a world-class, dynamic team of scientists, software engineers, assay developers, product managers, and clinicians applying our cutting-edge cancer and immuno-oncology solutions to plan, execute, analyze, and interpret impactful collaborative R&D projects. You will provide direct hands on operation of next generation sequencing equipment and create sequencing libraries from real-world samples to develop and validate novel products. Your work will contribute to a new generation of genomics-based precision medicine products in immuno-oncology and cancer clinical trials, diagnostics, and therapeutics being used by pharma, biotech, hospitals and clinicians.
Assist research scientists with various R&D assay development projects
Tasks include: keep detailed record of samples of the entire workflow, purify DNA/RNA from various biological samples, prepare both DNA and RNA libraries, and perform next generation sequencing
Assist in validation studies and process collaboration samples when required
Provide feedback on new protocols as first-hand user
Participate in group meeting and present results
Support and ensure compliance with all department and company policies and procedures
BS/MS in a biological discipline
To qualify for an RA II role, the candidate must have a B.S. with 2 years of work experience in the life science industry or a M.S. in a related field of research
To qualify for an SRA role, the candidate must have a B.S with 5 years or a M.S with 3 years of work experience in the life science industry
3 years of molecular biology laboratory experience preferred
Must have solid working knowledge of techniques for molecular biology and experience with next generation sequencing
Experience with RNA/DNA extraction from blood and tissue is advantageous.
Prior experience with liquid biopsy
Excellent organization and communication skills
Strong desire to learn and work in a demanding, high-energy, hands-on environment.
Personalis is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities. Personalis offers a competitive compensation package.