R&D Engineer – Microfluidics
Location: Pleasanton, California
Requisition Number: #RDE17
Responsibilities: Performs microfluidic chip characterization experiments, data analysis, troubleshooting, and documentation; devises new characterization techniques and contributes to microfluidic chip design; performs fluid flow and chip characterization experiments using high-speed imaging, fluorescent imaging, and microscopy.
Education: Master’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, or related.
Requirements: Two years of experience in the position offered or related position in a life science laboratory or similar environment. Other special requirements: 2 years of hands-on experience with executing, troubleshooting, and optimizing pico to nanoliter scale experiments using microfluidic platforms; 2 years of experience using detail oriented experimental tools, such as high-resolution imaging, fluorescence imaging, and microscopy; 2 years of experience working with live cells in microfluidic environments, including cell sorting, capture, and analysis; and 18 months of experience in next-generation sequencing fundamentals and single-cell genomics.