Research Scientist at HAYS in West Lafayette, Indiana

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Job Description:

The end client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas for this position; all parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.

An American Company is seeking a Research Scientist in West Lafayette, IN.

Role Description

• Contribute to the development, validation and execution of company's NGS platform primarily, and secondarily, its proteomic platform
• Collaborate with bioinformatics team to analyze data generated by high-throughput assays
• Test, develop and optimize automation of robotic instruments
• Work with software engineers to build laboratory information infrastructure
• Identify and implement process improvements across the lab by thinking critically about the execution of all experiments.

Skills & Requirements

• Either 2-3 years of post-doc or industry R&D laboratory experience, preferably in a regulated laboratory environment (CLIA, GLP, GCP, IVD)
• Hands-on experience with DNA library preparation preferred
• Next generation sequencing and quality control assay development experience is preferred
• Skillset including nucleic acid extraction, quantitation, fragmentation, PCR and next generation sequencing
• Experience with cell-free DNA and DNA methylation assays highly preferred
• Experience in cancer biology, methylation, epigenetics, somatic mutations, proteomics are preferred
• Proven track record of running successful experiments, preparing data for review, scientific and technical writing and giving effective scientific presentations.
• Ability to perform basic data analysis and critically examine experimental results.
• Operationally driven, and highly "hands on" execution focused individual
• MS (with 8+ yrs of experience) or PhD (with 3+ yrs of experience) in molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics or a related biosciences field will also be considered.

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the Information Technology industry and market trends . Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there's a position you really want, you're fully prepared to get it.

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Hays is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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