Scientist II / Senior Scientist – Spatial Product Development

Job Description
About the role:

We are seeking an outstanding Scientist II/Sr. Scientist to join the New Product Development group to lead development efforts of our Visium spatial products. New Product Development is a rapidly growing team that acts as the interface between R&D and Production. The team is involved in all stages of product development from concept to post-launch activities. All candidates must have experience with product development, proven-ability to troubleshoot complex issues, and deep understanding of molecular biology. An ideal candidate will have experience with microscopy or spatial assays, experience working with vendors and/or service providers, experience in reagent manufacturing, and have great communication skills.

What you will be doing:

Lead efforts in reagent development for new products in the Visium platform
Work with key internal and external partners to develop and optimize reagents
Working with partners in Operations and R&D to ensure new products meet 10X’s high quality standards
Design new assays for reagent QC, create work instructions for manufacturing, and quality control documentation
Perform statistical analyses on key assay and QC metrics.
Update manufacturing documents and present results.
Minimum Requirements:

MS or PhD in molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, analytical chemistry, or related fields.
3+ years (PhD) or 5+ years (MS) of relevant experience in reagent or assay development and optimization, preferably in the Biotechnology industry
Experience with a broad variety of molecular biology and analytical techniques including qPCR, nucleic acid isolation, use of plate readers, Bioanalyzers, gel imagers, real-time PCR instruments, etc.
Experience troubleshooting complex issues in manufacturing or R&D.
Experience developing new QC assays
Experience with reagent transfer
NGS experience/knowledge is required
Strong collaboration, communication, and presentation skills.
Preferred Skills/Experience:

Customer support experience.
Technology transfer or product sustaining experience
Previous work with FFPE tissues.
Previous work with spatial assays.
Experience with microscopy and imaging systems


About 10x Genomics

At 10x Genomics, accelerating our understanding of biology is more than a mission for us. It is a commitment. This is the century of biology, and the breakthroughs we make now have the potential to change the world.

We enable scientists to advance their research, allowing them to address scientific questions they did not even know they could ask. Our tools have enabled fundamental discoveries across biology including cancer, immunology, and neuroscience.

Our teams are empowered and encouraged to follow their passions, pursue new ideas, and perform at their best in an inclusive and dynamic environment. We know that behind every scientific breakthrough, there is a deep infrastructure of talented people driving the life sciences industry and making it possible for scientists and clinicians to make new strides. We are dedicated to finding the very best person for every aspect of our work because the innovations and discoveries that we enable together will lead to better technologies, better treatments, and a better future. Find out how you can make a 10x difference.

Individuals seeking employment at 10x Genomics are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

10x does not accept unsolicited applicants submitted by third-party recruiters or agencies. Any resume or application submitted to 10x without a vendor agreement in place will be considered unsolicited and property of 10x, and 10x will not pay a placement fee.

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