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Senior/Staff Scientist – Cell Biology

Location: Pleasanton, CA

10x Genomics is looking for an outstanding scientist to drive development of new biological sample preparation and analysis methods. The ideal candidate will have a proven track-record of developing advanced methods or systems for propagation, perturbation and/or analysis of mammalian cells and tissues. 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 computational biology, software, applications, chemistry, microfluidics and engineering.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conceive and develop novel methods or systems for preparing cell and tissue samples for analysis using the 10x technology platform
  • Conceive and develop novel cell-based assays enabled by the 10x technology platform
  • Work closely with cross-functional R&D teams to interpret high-throughput genomic data from cell and tissue samples to guide product development
  • Plan and perform systematic protocol optimization by modeling, identification of critical steps and use of formal design of experiment (DOE) approaches
  • Follow good laboratory practices, including maintenance of accurate laboratory notebooks 

Required Skills and Background

  • PhD in cell biology, molecular biology or a similar field plus minimum 5 years postdoctoral or industry experience
  • Proven ability to develop advanced methods or systems for cell or tissue analysis, as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications or published patents
  • Experience developing high-throughput cell culture systems and/or cell-based assays a significant plus
  • Experience in high-content screening, single-cell genomics, functional genomics or immunology a significant plus
  • Experience in analysis of next generation sequencing data a significant plus
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and quickly changing environment
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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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San Francisco, CA 94105
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