Scientist in South San Francisco, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

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Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is looking for a highly motivated Scientific Researcher to work with a major biotech company at their South San Francisco campus. This researcher will work within the capillary electrophoresis R&D group for development of CE instrument systems and consumables for genetic analysis.


  • The ideal candidate should have a proven track record in developing products within a robust product development process and be comfortable working on prototype systems and consumables in the early stages of development.
  • In addition, applicants should have some experience in developing and executing test plans for scientific instrumentation.
  • The day-to-day duties of this position involve cross functional interaction with engineers and scientists from different disciplines so candidates must also have good communication skills.
  • It is expected that a successful candidate has strong troubleshooting skills, demonstrates attention to detail, is disciplined to be action oriented and is a team player.
  • Experience with general molecular biology techniques and in particular Sanger sequencing, capillary electrophoresis and PCR is preferred.


  • PhD/Masters/Bachelors in molecular biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, chemical engineering, or related field or equivalent experience