Scientist – Spatial Product Development

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Scientist – Sustaining Spatial Product Development

About the role:

We are seeking an outstanding Senior Research Associate or Scientist I to join the New Product Development group to assist in sustaining 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, experience with NGS, and have great communication skills.

What you will be doing:

Assist in testing new materials, tools, and workflows to improve 10x’s state-of-the-art Visium Gene Expression products.
Work with key internal and external partners to troubleshoot any issues that may arise in 10x’s Visium product line.
Execute experiments to assess the impact of protocol, reagent, or process changes on 10x’s Visium Gene Expression Assays.
Perform statistical analyses on key assay and QC metrics.
Update manufacturing documents and present results.
Minimum Requirements:

Degree molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, analytical chemistry, or related fields.
Recent PhD graduate, 3+ years (MS) or 5+ years (BS) of relevant experience in reagent or assay development and optimization, preferably in the Biotechnology industry
Experience with next generation sequencing library preparation and workflows
Ability to execute experiments to measure the impact of process improvements and/or formulation changes.
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.
Strong collaboration, communication, and presentation skills.
Desired skills & background:

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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