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NGS Assay Development Scientist

Oxfordshire   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

In this lab-based role you will focus on the design, development and commercialisation of NGS assays and clinical workflows with world class performance, ease-of-use and hands-on time.

You will collaborate highly effectively with the broader R&D team on project planning, execution and reporting.

You will contribute to all aspects of NGS assay development, including:

Generation of a wide variety of targeted and whole-genome sequencing libraries and controls in pursuit of development goals.

Design, development and testing of assay reagents and workflows.

Execution of a number of concurrent assay development projects.

Supporting implementation of a Quality Management System and comply with its procedures.

Skills and Experience:

Postgraduate Degree in appropriate scientific subject

Specialist knowledge of NGS assays, especially whole-genome and targeted DNA and methylation sequencing

Experience with reagent formulation and assay workflow design and optimisation

Ability to concentrate and work under pressure

Good organisational skills.

Good communication skills (verbal and written)

Strong team working ability

Ability to develop and apply new concepts and methodologies

Wide experience of both commonly used and specialised molecular biology methods, including troubleshooting

You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: SRG
  • Reference: J2157566
  • Posted: 24th December 2020
  • Expires: 21st January 2021


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