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Senior Scientist

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Senior Scientist

  • 2020-12866
  • Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Celsee, a Bio-Rad company, is seeking an experienced individual to join our innovative New Product Development team as a Senior Scientist. The Senior Scientist will be part of the Digital Biology Group and be responsible for all aspects of research and development of an assigned project at any given moment: from initial proof of concept through product launch. The position involves a high degree of teamwork and communication, interacting with other colleagues in R&D, Engineering, Product Management, Marketing, QC and Manufacturing.

The Senior Scientist will be assigned to work on individual or team projects utilizing the Celsee Genesis system to capture and tag individual single cells in microwells. Applications will particularly involve 3’ as well as 5’-RNA end capture and counting, but will evolve into several multiomics technologies. The successful candidate must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, a demonstrated track record of independent product development from initial idea to finished product, in-depth knowledge of molecular biology principles and practice, transcriptomics, next generation sequencing, and tissue culture.


  • Plan, coordinate, and monitor timely execution and completion of one or more research projects (from idea to launch)
  • Present research and development plans, activities and results to internal or external stakeholders, as well as potentially to other members of the scientific communityThrough regular communication with Marketing and Program Managers, establish concept feasibility of new projects and design the technical specifications and requirements that will lead to products with optimal performance
  • With minimal supervision, exhibit good experimental design, data summary and interpretation
  • Lead a team of junior level Scientists and/or Research Associates in the integration of new transcriptomics or multiomics products with the associated microfluidics platforms
  • Actively mentor and train group members in good experimental design and analysis
  • Supports Sales and Technical Support representatives on technical matters as needed
  • Able to work alongside engineers, biologists, software developers and manufacturing professionals



  • A Ph.D. in relevant scientific discipline having Molecular Biology or Biochemistry experience, with 5+ years of relevant industrial experience, including New Product Launches
  • Or Master’s of Science with 8+ years relevant experience
  • Direct working knowledge of modern sequencing methods, the field of genomics and transcriptomics, as well as bioinformatics (DNA-Seq, RNA-seq, scRNA-seq)
  • Direct experience and full knowledge of the product Life Cycle exemplified by product launches
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be flexible, independent and self-motivated


  • Direct experience with single cell technologies, including sample and target prep, amplification and sequencing
  • Direct managerial experience

About Bio-Rad:
Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 8,000 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.
Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.

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