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Scientist II - NGS, IVD assay development in Pleasanton, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

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Job Description


  • The Scientist will be a member of the Assay Development team for the development of RUO and CE-IVD/IVD products for use on next-generation sequencing (NGS) systems.
  • Work under manager supervision to plan and conduct hands-on laboratory experiments independently, and apply advanced scientific knowledge to complete assigned projects.
  • Recommend innovative approaches, and/or expansion or curtailment of investigations based on experimental data or new scientific information arising from area of responsibility.
  • Assume responsibility for timely completion of projects, and respond appropriately to changing priorities.
  • Accurately and consistently record experimental methods, materials and results in electronic laboratory notebooks.
  • Analyze data, evaluate results, form conclusions, and determine future experiments.
  • Present findings and/or comprehensive project status reviews at internal seminars and department meetings.
  • Apply advanced technical writing skills to produce reports and documents.
  • Prepare summaries, internal reports, presentations, manuscripts, etc.


  • Bachelors degree in Biological/Life Sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field.
  • Should have a background in molecular biology and human disease related fields, with hands-on experience designing, optimizing and validating multiplex PCR or NGS based products.
  • IVD/CE-IVD product development experience is highly desirable including working under design control regulations and GMP laboratory conditions.

**For immediate consideration, please email your updated resume to with 'Scientist II NGS' in the subject line.

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