Scientist II, Process Development

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

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GENEWIZ is seeking a Scientist II, Process Development to join our Next Generation Sequencing team.

Title:                      Scientist II, Process Development

Location:              South Plainfield, NJ


  • Work with internal teams to manage the transition for assay development from conceptualization, feasibility testing, and assay validation in a CLIA/CAP and/or GCP/GLP setting

  • Support wet lab validation development including but not limited to molecular biology workflows (NGS, qPCR, Sanger, nanostring), equipment, and systems

  • Independent design, authoring, and testing of newly validated methods

  • Monitor activities in the development team to ensure smooth transfer of knowledge and capabilities

  • Proactively recommend process improvements

  • Communicate project requirements, status, and deadlines with internal teams

  • Provide support to Operations team to deliver projects as needed


  • MS or PhD in Biological Sciences, required

  • Experience in CLIA/CAP and GCLP method validation

  • Strong knowledge of molecular biology, especially next-generation sequencing, including wet and dry lab, required

  • Previous experience working in a high complexity testing lab or CRO, preferred

  • Strong track record of wet lab assay development, required

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written

  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, customer-oriented environment

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