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Research Associate, NGS Library Prep, Contractor

Element Biosciences
San Diego, CA
Start date
Sep 27, 2022

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Regulatory, Research/Documentation, Science/R&D, Research
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Biotech Beach
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Job Details

Element Biosciences, Inc is a multi-disciplinary startup focused on innovating genetic analysis tools for the research and diagnostic markets.

Our Headquarter – San Diego site is looking for an energetic and talented individual to join the Genomic Applications Group.


You will be executing experiments on NGS Library Prep assays, oligonucleotide quantification, DNA/RNA isolation, making buffers, etc. Keep lab records and collect data. The successful candidate will deliver high quality of library requested from internal groups in timely manner. Perform application assay evaluation with the guidance from supervisors. Be able to read through protocols to perform basic wet lab experiments independently.


The ideal candidate will have the following background/skill set but not limited:

  • Pay attention to details.
  • High accuracy in working document and experiment data.
  • Hands on experience with NGS Library Prep workflow, Library QC, PCR and qPCR workflow, SPRI clean-up, DNA/RNA extraction and quantification, etc.
  • Hands on experience with nanodrop, gel electrophoresis, PCR/qPCR instrument, plate reader, and other standard bio-lab equipment.
  • Familiar with NGS sequencing technology.
  • Good communication and organizational skills.


  • BS+. in Molecular biology, Biochemistry, protein chemistry and chemical engineering or a related discipline, Title is based on background and industry experience.
  • 1+ years NGS library prep wet lab experience.


At Element Biosciences, our mission is to empower the scientific community with more freedom and flexibility to accelerate our collective impact on humanity. Our proprietary approach to improving the signal-to-noise ratio allows us to provide groundbreaking innovations in surface chemistry, instrumentation, and biochemistry to drastically decrease the run cost and capital cost while delivering high sequencing data quality. Founded in 2017, our headquarters is located in San Diego, California, with additional operations located in the San Francisco Bay area.


Find Us
(619) 353-0300
10055 Barnes Canyon Road
San Diego, CA 92121
United States
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