Research Associate, NGS Sequencing

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Molecular Biology
  3. United States
Brisbane, USA
Posting date: 10 May 2021

Proclinical is recruiting for a Research Associate of NCG Sequencing for a molecular diagnostics company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of clinically differentiated, high-value diagnostic solutions for transplant recipients.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Receive and process laboratory samples following standard procedures with great attention to details
  • Track and maintain sample inventory, including use of LIMS and database queries
  • Isolate RNA from human samples manually and/or on automated platforms
  • Generate sequencing libraries and perform next generation sequencing with and without automated liquid handling platforms
  • Perform gene expression analysis by RT qPCR (TaqMan), dPCR, Nanostring and other techniques
  • Support lab efforts to develop technologies, reagents, and controls for transplant diagnostics products
  • Keep detailed records/notebooks
  • Communicate work verbally or in writing

Skills and Requirements:

  • BS or MS in Molecular Biology or a related discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience with qPCR and NGS
  • Experience working in the biotech industry strongly preferred

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Sofia Amark at (+1) 646-367-2764 or

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