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Senior Scientist

Senior Scientist

  • 2021-23479
  • Hercules, California, United States

Bio-Rad Laboratories is seeking an accomplished and highly-motivated  Sr. Scientist to join our molecular biology team in the Department of Reagents Development.  This person will develop novel molecular biological reagents to assist the advancement of life science research in the academic and biotechnology communities. The Sr. Scientist may be a member of a project team or be a technical lead in a complex project, and is expected to primarily work at the bench.  The candidate should possess a sound scientific background with hands-on laboratory experience directly related to Next Generation Sequencing, RT-qPCR, nucleic acid and protein detection and quantitation.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical input and be a technical lead in product development.
  • Design, execute, and troubleshoot experiments independently to advance projects.
  • Analyze, draw rational conclusions, and present concise results to the project and management teams.
  • Collaborate effectively with team members across functional groups. 
  • Sustain and extend Bio-Rad's product development pipeline by proposing and exploring novel product ideas.
  • Follow new scientific trends and customer needs in order to contribute to the strategic development of genomic reagent products.
  • Maintain records of experiments and related documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Conduct general laboratory duties, including ordering supplies and maintaining inventory and laboratory equipment as needed.

Qualifications

  • PhD in Biological Sciences (Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Genomics) with at least two years of post-graduation work experience OR or related field with 8+ years of relevant laboratory experience
  • Demonstrated strong expertise and knowledge of the scientific and technological principles in the related fields.
  • Demonstrated strong ability in problem solving and scientific creativity.
  • Self-motivated with the initiative and drive to be successful.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively as a member of a cross-functional team.
  • Experience in product development in industry is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in bioinformatics and NGS data analyses are desirable.
  • Experience in next generation sequencing, RT-qPCR, nucleic acid and protein detection and quantitation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent documentation and organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Experience in a supervisory role for junior members or serving as a project technical lead is a plus.

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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Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

 

 

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