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Research Associate - Biochemistry, SBX Workflow

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Seattle
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

The PositionRoche Diagnostics acquired Stratos Genomics (SBX Nanopore Sequencing) in 2020 for its novel Sequencing by eXpansion (SBX---) technology. SBX--- uses unique applications from chemistry, biochemistry, electrochemistry, and protein engineering to sequence DNA by nanopore in rapid time with high accuracy and low cost.The Biochemistry SBX Workflow team is passionate and dedicated to our SBX--- technology and the impact high throughput, low-cost DNA sequencing will have on patient outcomes. We are looking for individuals who share this passion and are excited to join a dynamic, cross-functional and collaborative group. This is a salaried laboratory position with hours dependent on lab needs and project deadlines. The successful candidate will be self-driven and highly motivated to quickly learn new skills and techniques in order to support rapidly evolving projects. This position is a great opportunity for growth and advancement within the team. Please include a cover letter outlining why you want to work with us, your specific interest in our technology, and how you would contribute.Main Responsibilities and Contributions

  • Independently operate custom liquid handling platforms to support the Xpandomer production pipeline
  • With guidance, execute and evolve assays to facilitate Xpandomer production
  • Communicate data in a clear and concise manner
  • Analyze and brainstorm alternative approaches to solve problems and find solutions. Suggest ways to improve workflow efficiency.
  • Inventory, prepare and maintain critical reagents and consumables involved in production runs
  • Assist in maintaining laboratory organization and cleanliness
  • Assist in regular maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Assume accountability for electronic lab notebook documentation, ensuring protocols and results are recorded timely, accurately, consistently, and according to established formats
  • Communicate actively, effectively, and promptly with manager on project status, data analysis findings, and process deviations
  • Support management decisions and goals in a positive, professional manner. Embrace priorities and responsibilities set forth by managementRequired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Previous work or internship experience in a biotech/molecular biology lab setting
    • Knowledge of basic laboratory techniques (e.g., pipetting, sterile technique, solution preparation, etc.)
    • Experience with preparing reagent solutions (ie. buffers, chemical stock solutions)
    • Experience working with automated liquid handling equipment
    • Experience with standard molecular biology techniques
    • Very good organization skills with excellent attention to detail
    • Comfortable working with Google Docs & Microsoft office suite
    • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with individuals and groups at all organizational levels
    • Ability to receive constructive feedback and turn this into an opportunity for developmentDesired Skills and Abilities
      • Experience with commercial DNA sequencing kits and platforms
      • Experience with scripting languages (ie. LabView, Python)
      • Experience with microfluidics and sample prep automationQualifications:
        • Education: Master's or Bachelor's degree in Bioengineering, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Physical Sciences or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work-experience.
        • 2 years related lab experience. 3-4 years preferred.The expected salary range for this position based on the primary location of Seattle, WA is $63,000-$90,000. Actual pay will be determined based on experience, qualifications, geographic location, and other job-related factors permitted by law. A discretionary annual bonus may be available based on individual and Company performance. This position also qualifies for the benefits detailed at the link provided .Who we areAt Roche, more than 100,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we've become one of the world's leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.If you have a disability and need an accommodation in relation to the online application process, please contact us by completing this form .

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Seattle , Research Associate - Biochemistry, SBX Workflow, Other , Seattle, Washington

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