Associate Scientist II, NGS



GENEWIZ LLC seeks an Associate Scientist II in South Plainfield, NJ.

Responsible for sample receiving and quality control including both experiments and documentation for VIP customers with high priority. Handle project consultation and operation issues for Japan office. Communicate in Japanese with customers from Japan. Handle challenging QC projects including large number and/or difficult samples. Lead troubleshooting efforts. Prepare DNA and RNA library for high-throughput sequencing on Illumina platform. Prepare medium and perform bacteria/tissue culture and perform subsequent DNA and RNA extractions. Operate high-throughput automation platform/QIA cube HT. Monitor key reagents usage and maintain/improve inventory system. Assist lab managers in allocating lab resources to meet/exceed project turnaround time requirement. Assist in training entry level ASI employees in studying SOP and providing multi-phase hands on training to Japanese exchange coworkers. Participate in project troubleshooting; and formulate new and continuous improvement of existing SOP.

Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences with 1.5 years of experience. Experience in NGS library construction, qPCR, regular PCR, nucleic and isolation/purification, mammalian & bacteria cell culture, gel electrophoresis, and molecular cloning. Must have ability to read, speak and write Japanese.

Must also have authority to work permanently in the U.S. Applicants who are interested in this position may apply at Job ID: 76799 for consideration.