Location: San Jose, CA
Type: Full time

Job description

 

At Loop Genomics we strive to build genomics tools that bring clarity to genetic data. Our technology platform integrates innovation in molecular biology with the design constrain of Illumina’s cost-effective short-read sequencers to bring researchers long read-lengths and ultra-low error rates.

 

We are looking for an outstanding team player to join our NGS sample prep team and report to the Director of Molecular Biology. The individual will provide next generation sequencing service to our customers that incorporates Loop Genomics's long read technology with Illumina's short read sequencing platforms. This includes applying the standard operating procedure during NGS library preparation, as well as custom solutions tailored to the specific sequencing projects. The individual will also assist in testing and improving the robustness of Loop Genomics’s library preparation kits. This role requires excellent laboratory liquid handling skills and consistent performance of various wet lab operations. 

 

The ideal candidate is a dedicated and detail-oriented individual who thrives in a fast-paced work environment, has a solid background in molecular biology techniques, and shares our passion in bringing technology to change the current paradigm of DNA sequencing.

 

 

Key responsibilities

 

  • B.Sc or M.Sc with wet lab experience in molecular biology or equivalent

  • Ideal candidates will have at least 1-2 years of benchwork experience in industry

  • The position involves processing customer samples in an NGS service department

  • Involves 80% benchwork and 20% data analysis

  • Needs to be dedicated to work in industry

  • Full time 5 days per week on site at our San Jose facility

  • Stock options and benefits

 

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