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Contract Scientist 1 - Assay Development Team

  • Location: San Diego
  • $ Salary: US$25 - US$30 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 11 days ago

  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Contact: Amber Mitchell
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Expiry Date: 11 October 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -092023-481447

Scientist Opportunity!

Location: San Diego, CA (Onsite)

Duration: 6-Month Contract

Pay Rate: $25-30/hour. As a w2 contract worker you are eligible to a benefits package including health/dental/vision/life insurance, a 401k vehicle and more.

Are you ready to be part of groundbreaking innovations in genomics? We are seeking a Contract Scientist 1 to join our dynamic assay development team in San Diego. As a key contributor, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping the future of genomics technologies while gaining invaluable hands-on experience.


  • Design and execute experiments under general direction
  • Understand and troubleshoot assays
  • Analyze and characterize experimental results by key assay performance metrics to inform next steps
  • Organize and present experimental data clearly and concisely using JMP or R
  • Maintain excellent documentation of experimental details that can be tracked and shared with the broader team


  • BS/MS in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Biology, Bioengineering, or related disciplines
  • 1-2 years of relevant hands-on laboratory experience
  • Understanding and previous experience in biochemistry, molecular biology, and/or enzymology
  • Good knowledge of standard molecular biology/nucleic acid-based techniques, assays, and protocols with sound laboratory skills

Additional experiences that are desired, but not mandatory:

  • Experience with next-generation sequencing (NGS) platforms and library prep protocols

Join our client in their mission to unlock the power of the genome and be a part of the future of genomics technology. If you're a passionate scientist with a desire to make a difference, we encourage you to apply.