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Scientist/Senior Scientist – Molecular Biology

Location: Pleasanton, CA

10x Genomics is looking for an outstanding scientist to drive new assay development efforts in our Molecular Biology department. The ideal candidate will have a proven track-record of designing or adapting novel molecular biology assays for solving complex biological problems. He/she should be driven by making great products and enjoy working in a truly multi-disciplinary environment. This position will interact closely with colleagues in software, computational biology, microfluidics, chemistry, engineering and applications.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and evaluate novel molecular biology assays for the 10x technology platform, including molecular barcoding, amplification and library preparation strategies
  • Plan and perform systematic assay optimization by modeling, identification of limiting steps and use of formal design of experiment (DOE) approaches
  • Provide molecular biology expertise to cross-disciplinary product development teams
  • Work closely with software and computational biology to analyze and interpret data generated by novel assays
  • Follow good laboratory practices, including maintenance of accurate laboratory notebooks

 

Required Skills and Background

  • PhD in molecular biology, biochemistry or a similar field, or a Master’s degree with a minimum of 3 years of academic or industry experience
  • Experience in a wide-variety of molecular biology methods for nucleic acid analysis and manipulation such as purification, PCR amplification, reverse transcription and cloning
  • Experience with single cell assays, such as single cell RNA-seq a significant plus
  • Experience with NGS library preparation and troubleshooting a significant plus
  • Proven ability to work efficiently with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Excellent organization and documentation skills
  • Ability to be part of a rapidly evolving organization, which requires flexibility and a willingness to learn new techniques and methods.
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Pleasanton, CA

10x Genomics, Inc.
7068 Koll Center Parkway,
Suite 401
Pleasanton, CA 94566
+1 925 401 7300
+1 800 709 1208

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10x Genomics, Inc.
160 Spear Street,
Suite 1130
San Francisco, CA 94105
+1 925 401 7300
+1 800 709 1208

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