Scientist II, NGS

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

Azenta Life Sciences is seeking a Scientist II to join our Next Generation Sequencing team.  


Title:        Scientist II, NGS 

Location:      South Plainfield, NJ 

Why Work at Azenta Life Sciences: 

At Azenta, formerly Brooks Life Sciences, new ideas, new technologies and new ways of thinking are driving our future. Our customer-focused culture encourages employees to embrace innovation and challenge the status quo with novel thinking and collaborative work relationships.

All we accomplish is grounded in our core values of Customer Focus, Achievement, Accountability, Teamwork, Employee Value and Integrity. At Azenta, we are dedicated to enabling life sciences organizations around the world to bring impactful breakthroughs and therapies to market – faster.



  • Prepare amplified template libraries for high-throughput sequencing

  • Carry out routine NGS lab duties including qPCR, multiplexing and sequencing.

  • Perform routine maintenance of DNA analyzers and related equipment

  • Work closely with other team members to ensure timely and effectively completion of projects. 

  • Participate in troubleshooting efforts including communication with internal and external resources. 

  • Provide technical support to customers in a professional and friendly manner.  

  • Develop and improve standard operation procedures. 



  • MS Degree in Biological Sciences with 5+ years of experience in molecular biology required

  • Ph. D in Biological Sciences preferred 

  • Experience in genomics is preferred

  • Strong communication/interpersonal skills, both verbal and written, are essential 

  • Closely follow Standard Operating Protocols (SOPs) 

EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet