Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Research Associate, NGS (33)

Location
Redwood City, CA, US
Posted
Jun 29, 2018
Ref
R1507892
Discipline
Science/R&D, Research
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Research Associate - NGS

We are looking for an experienced RA to participate in the NGS operations within the antibody lead generation group. NGS is an integral part of ongoing effort to streamline the lead discovery effort within the department. This associate scientist is expected to contribute in every aspect of the NGS operation especially high throughput sample preparation.

Major responsibilities:
• Use molecular biology approach such as RT-PCR to recover transcripts of interest, in high throughput environment from immunized animals.
• Follow current NGS protocols to modify and prepare cDNA samples for NGS.
• Help to run NGS machine and analyze data when necessary.
• Excellent written and oral skills are necessary.
• Accomplish goals under project team time lines.

Qualifications:
• BS degree with 5+ years of relevant experience or MS degree with 2+ years of relevant experience. The degree should be in molecular biology or related field.
• Demonstrated experience in molecular biology techniques especially RT-PCR and PCR is required.
• Ability to handle large number of delicate samples simultaneously is required. Past experience with automation is desirable.
• A good understanding of the principle of NGS (Illumina) is required, and past experience working with NGS is highly desirable.
• Good work ethics and being self-motivated are essential.
• Excellent communication and time management skills are required