Associate Scientist, Clinical Development

Associate Scientist, Clinical Development

Location: South Plainfield, New Jersey, United States of America

GENEWIZ is a leading global genomics service company and trusted provider for DNA sequencing, gene synthesis, molecular biology, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and GLP regulatory services. Our customers depend on GENEWIZ to achieve results in a rapid, cost-effective manner through specialized expertise and customizable, scalable services. ​


We are seeking an Associate Scientist I to join our Clinical Development Services department. This position will primarily be responsible for nucleic acid extraction, qPCR setup, and next-generation sequencing library preparation and is a great entry-level role with room for growth and advancement. If you have the desire to work in a casual yet results-driven environment that embraces innovation- then you’re just what we’re looking for!

Title:                     Associate Scientist I

Location:             South Plainfield, NJ


Responsibilities:

  • Independently carry out nucleic acid extractions from a variety of sample types
  • Perform quantitative PCR (qPCR) set-up and data analysis
  • Prepare libraries for high-throughput sequencing
  • Carry out DNA sequencing on next-generation DNA analyzers
  • Perform routine maintenance of DNA analyzers and related equipment
  • Check inventory and replenish consumable sequencing supplies
  • Communicate with customers by phone and e-mail in a friendly and professional manner
  • Follow SOPs and guidance of supervisors
  • Be an effective team-player committed to company goals

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences required
  • 1+ years biological lab experience is required
  • Experience working in a regulatory environment (e.g. CLIA/CAP, GLP, GMP, GCLP, and/or GCP) is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of standard laboratory processes
  • Follow and help to develop Standard Operating Protocol (SOP)
  • Strong communications/interpersonal skills, both verbal and written, and attention to detail are essential.

GENEWIZ is a leading global genomics service company and trusted provider for DNA sequencing, gene synthesis, molecular biology, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and GLP regulatory services. Our customers depend on GENEWIZ to achieve results in a rapid, cost-effective manner through specialized expertise and customizable, scalable services that contribute to the advancement of life sciences and technologies.

GENEWIZ employees have a winning attitude and champion innovation, teamwork and accountability through a results-oriented, customer-centric, and fun culture. We offer various health and financial benefits, learning opportunities, competitive compensation, rewarding bonus programs, and a wide range of work/life benefits designed to make your life easier.

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