Scientist I in Santa Clara, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 3/5/2018

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Scientist I with molecular biology background to support experimental work on new project initiatives

Job Description

The Scientist I (Molecular Biology) is expected to contribute to the development of new microarray based products.  The individual will execute experiments under supervision in a team environment.  Data generation and analysis with advanced software will require continuous learning. 


  • Performs laboratory experiments using molecular biology techniques such as PCR, molecular inversion probe-based assays, and agarose gel electrophoresis
  • Operates instrumentation for processing microarrays
  • Generates and presents data
  • Conducts computer-based data analysis
  • Follows the product development process
  • Participates in process and operation improvement opportunities
  • Complies with company quality management systems, policies and procedures
  • Additional duties/responsibilities assigned according to business needs

Minimum Requirements 

  • BS in biological sciences
  • 1-3 years’ work experience in industry is preferred but not required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent organizational and record keeping skills
  • Capable of multi-tasking and good time management
  • Flexible with changing plans and schedules
  • Good oral and written communication skills

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements 

  • General laboratory and office environment, prolonged standing/walking and sitting positions are sometimes required for conducting experiments, data analysis.

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