Research Associate 2 – Product Integration
Location: Pleasanton, California
10x Genomics builds products and services that interrogate, understand and master biology to advance human health. Our products have been adopted by researchers around the world and have been cited in research papers on discoveries across the life sciences, including oncology, immunology and neuroscience. We are proud to have our products adopted by 93 of the top 100 global research institutions and 13 of the top 15 global pharmaceutical companies.
Come and join the 10x difference and be a part of a dynamic experience that will take you from scientific curiosity to discovery. By joining our team, you collaborate with highly skilled colleagues and become an integral part in helping our customers discover breakthroughs that will help transform the world in the coming decades.
Research Associate - Product Integration
We are seeking an outstanding Research Associate to join the Product Integration group at 10x Genomics. This is a unique multi-disciplinary position that will work closely with a variety of groups including Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Computational Biology, Microfluidics, and Support. You will play an important role in developing new 10x products by identifying clever solutions to troubleshoot and streamline 10x product workflows. The candidate should have experience working independently in a chemistry, biochemistry, or molecular biology laboratory. In addition, the candidate should be a team player with exceptional attention to detail and a demonstrated ability to critically analyze data and clearly communicate results to the team. They must bring strong initiative and sense of purpose to our fast-paced product development efforts.
Working within multi-disciplinary teams at all stages of product development.
Developing a deep understanding of the interplay between chemistry, molecular biology, and microfluidics to identify the root cause of product deviations, troubleshoot them, and identify solutions.
Planning and execution of experiments, accurate recording of details, in-depth data analysis, and clear communication of these results through documentation and presentations.
Preparing scientific papers and presentations and assisting in the preparation of product protocols.
Required Skills and Background
BS/MS in chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, bio-engineering, or a related field.
2+ years relevant laboratory experience in life science applications, such a next-generation sequencing library preparation, mammalian cell culture, flow cytometry, microscopy, PCR, or other nucleic acid-based technologies.
Experience developing and running molecular biology assays.
Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret complex data sets and communicate results in a clear and concise manner.
Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team.
Desired Skills and Background
Proven research outcomes such as publication in a peer-reviewed journal, patent, presentation in a public forum, or thesis.
Experience troubleshooting and optimizing molecular biology assays.
Knowledge of NGS and related applications (e.g., RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, etc.)
Experience working with microfluidic devices.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.