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Sr. Scientist

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Sr. Scientist

  • 2020-14239
  • Pleasanton, CA, United States

Bio-Rad is the market leader in droplet digital PCR and we’re not stopping there.  We believe our partition technology creating hundreds of thousands of droplets will open up new avenues and set new paradigms in the life sciences research.  We are continually developing new applications based on our core partitioning technology to provide scientists with new tools for discovery.  We currently have an opening at the Digital Biology Center for a Senior Scientist in single-cell NGS applications.


If you’re a scientist who relishes the challenge of applying state-of-the-art droplet technologies to Single Cell NGS while thriving in a multi-disciplinary team environment, please read on!


  • Conduct key experiments leading to the successful completion of concept/feasibility of ddSEQ products.
  • Lead the development of product specifications and quality metrics to deliver optimum product performance.
  • Drive Verification/Validations testing and report findings.
  • Train and support transfer/operations teams in preparation for product launches.
  • Successfully interact and align with various functional roles (including Marketing, Project Managers, Software Engineers, Computational Biologists, Biostatisticians, QA, RA, and Manufacturing) within the Digital Biology Group to drive project to completion.
  • Mentoring and coaching of junior technical staff.


  • PhD in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or Chemistry with 2+ years of industrial experience (or MS/BS with 8+ years of experience) highlighted with successful NPIs.
  • Track record of design, execution and analysis of experiments on aggressive schedules in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Direct experience with next generation DNA sequencing and nucleic acid technology relating to PCR, qPCR, and/or digital PCR.
  • Adept with designing and executing DOEs and use of statistical analysis programs such as JMP or MiniTab.
  • Skilled at writing clear plans, reports and SOPs.
  • Direct experience and full knowledge of Product Life Cycles exemplified by product launch while working under ISO 13485 quality standard.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, logical and analytical thinking, ability to multitask, work independently and on a team, and the ability to learn, troubleshoot, and problem solve are essential.


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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