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Research Associate

Pacific Biosciences
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Pacific Biosciences is seeking a talented, motivated Research Associate to join a cross functional R&D team to support SMRT Sequencing applications development.  The qualified individual will work with Scientists to generate assay paradigms and datasets to support Software and Product Development.  The ideal candidate will have experience in experimental design, lab procedures, requirements and creative thinking, including excellent communication skills with an ability to interface with Software Engineers.  The successful candidate will have passion for innovative research.


Position Requirements

  • B.S. or B.A. in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or other closely related field

  • 2+ years of Biotechnology industry experience desired

  • Technical proficiency in molecular biology benchtop methods preferred.  Experience with Pacific Biosciences or other NGS sample prep methods highly desirable

  • Familiarity with DNA isolation from a wide variety of organisms and tissue matrices desirable.

  • Analytical background, with experience in data analysis packages such as R, and JMP preferred.  Experience working in UNIX environments and programming experience a plus.

  • Attention to detail, organization, and the ability to manage and track high numbers of samples.

  • Strong communication (written/verbal) and the ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team is critical.

  • Self-starter who is innovative and willing to explore new methodologies.



  • Biotechnology / Science
  • Engineering

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