Senior Research Associate
Company: Stealth Mode Startup Biotech
Posted on: June 24, 2022
Rapidly Growing Life Sciences Technology Company
Ultima Genomics is a rapidly growing company that is developing
ground-breaking genomics technologies. Our mission is to
continuously drive the scale of genomic information to enable
unprecedented advances in biology and improvements in human health.
We have developed a foundational new approach to sequencing at
scale that overcomes limitations due to the high costs of current
technologies. We are well-funded and have raised approximately $600
million from global top-tier investors. Our team brings together
unique and diverse expertise across multiple disciplines, from
healthcare and life sciences, to engineering, to technology and
software and beyond. We are a collaborative group of more than 350
employees, including successful entrepreneurs, chemists, hardware
and software engineers, genomics and biotechnology experts,
molecular and computational biologists, software and algorithm
experts, and operations and commercial leaders. Join us to develop
and commercialize technologies that unleash the power of genomics
at scale and empower the future of human health.
We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Research Associate to
join our team!
How You'll Contribute
Method optimization, incl. molecular biology and overall workflow,
NGS library prep, nucleic acid amplification, development of
Independently executes various molecular biology assays and
Independently collects and analyzes data; communicates findings to
Spends most of their working hours in the lab (90% lab work, 10%
Works in a multidisciplinary environment comprising biochemists,
molecular biologists, and engineers to drive toward company
Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge & Abilities
BS or MS degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, bioengineering,
biophysics, chemistry, or a closely related field.
BS plus 3+ years or an MS plus 2+ years of hands-on experience
working in a molbio wet lab environment post-graduation is a
Proficient and comfortable with the safe use of common molecular
biology lab equipment.
Highly organized and has outstanding time/operation management
abilities. Follows protocols and experimental instruction in
greatest detail. Excellent communicator.
Fast learner with a strong sense of urgency, a can-do attitude.
Loves and thrives in a fast paced and demanding startup
Must adhere to company guidelines & policies, this includes safety,
environmental, and COVID related matters.
Biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry experience preferred.
Knowledge with microscopy is preferred.
We provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and
employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical
conditions), gender identity, gender expression, national origin,
ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, military
or veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual
orientation, genetic information, or any other basis protected by
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