Research Professional 2

  • Location

    Berkeley, United States

  • Sector:

    Business Professional

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  • Contact:

    Sonu Chouhan

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Job Description

Position Overview

Seeking a Scientist 2 to contribute as a key member of Siemens Healthineers Molecular Diagnostics R&D Business located in Berkeley, CA. Must be comfortable in a fast-paced start-up environment. Contributions are expected at the individual level.


The Scientist 2 is responsible for the development and testing of a new sample prep strategy for downstream PCR.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • BS Degree in biology or biochemistry with 2+ years of industry or research experience OR MS Degree with 1+ years of industry or research experience.
  • Experience with manual sample preparation protocols and workflow. Experience with bead-based extraction preferred but spin column-based extraction experience acceptable.
  • Experience with running PCR assays
  • Extensive pipetting skills
  • Independently perform experimentation and analysis
  • Ability to follow protocols and perform benchwork
  • Experience in documenting and presenting scientific results
  • Experience in Excel
  • Understanding of experimental setup, design and controls

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Experience with automated extraction and detection systems
  • Experience in PCR assay development
  • Experience with digital PCR
  • Experience in JMP