Associate Scientist, Next Generation Sequencing / NGS (m/f/d)

Associate Scientist, Next Generation Sequencing / NGS (m/f/d)

Location: Leipzig, Saxony, Germany

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GENEWIZ Germany @ Azenta Life Sciences is looking for a:

Associate Scientist, Next Generation Sequencing / NGS (m/f/d)

Location: Leipzig/ Wiederitzsch

How you will add value

You will be part of our specialized Leipzig laboratory team around Next Generation Sequencing at Azenta Life Sciences (formerly also known as GENEWIZ). Besides the execution of multiple laboratory processes you will act as an interface to management, customer support and process development. This is a great opportunity to grow and expand your genomics/NGS knowledge and skills!

What you will do

  • Performing quality controls for samples and libraries

  • Execution of automated lab processes

  • Coordination of lab tasks in consolidation with lab management

  • Project-related communication to customer support

    • Inquiries for delivery time

    • Complaint handling and troubleshooting

    • Changes in the prioritization of projects

    • Requests to repeat certain process steps

  • Interface to process development regarding technical feasibility of projects in consolidation with lab management

  • Performs a wide variety of laboratory tasks and experiments

  • May also develop and maintain record keeping for experiments performed

  • Performs troubleshooting and calibration of instruments

What you should bring

  • You have successfully completed training in one of the above-mentioned areas or have a comparable qualification, preferably master’s degree

  • Ideally, you already have experience in the field of molecular biology, especially with Next Generation Sequencing

  • You bring a high level of self-motivation and team spirit

  • They are characterized by independent, efficient and very precise working methods

  • You are familiar with the common office software

  • Profound knowledge of German and English is a prerequisite

Our offer

  • Attractive place to work with cutting-edge technology in our genomics European headquarters in Leipzig.

  • Company Pension & Life Insurance.

  • Amazing learning opportunities in NGS.

  • Permanent employment.

  • 30 days vacation.

  • Life Insurance & Company Pension.


GENEWIZ Germany GmbH

Joana Langner, Human Resources


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About us

At Azenta, formerly Brooks Life Sciences and GENEWIZ, 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. 
Azenta Life Sciences is a global leader in the life sciences space with headquarters in Chelmsford, MA, and offices and operations worldwide. We are a market leader in automated bio sample management solutions and genomic services across areas such as drug development, clinical and advanced cell therapies for the industry's top pharmaceutical, biotech, academic and healthcare institutions globally.   We provide unparalleled capabilities with our lab analysis, sample management and storage services, informatics software, and consumables, with the largest installed base managing over 1 billion samples globally.

Leipzig is home to the European headquarters of our Genomic Services (previously known under the GENEWIZ brand) with its recently opened state-of-the-art laboratory for Sanger and Next Generation Sequencing.

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