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Research Associate II


Myriad Genetics, Inc

Job Location

180 Kimball Way, South San Francisco, CA 94080
South San Francisco, CA 94080
United States

Job Description

Myriad Genetics, Inc Location: South San Francisco, CA, United States Job Identification: 1339 Job Schedule: Full time We run one of the largest genome centers in the country and with that comes the necessity to maintain the quality of our testing. This research associate role is part of our Translational Development team and is responsible for developing and transferring technologies and product upgrades from R&D to our CLIA laboratory. The role requires a wide breadth of knowledge in wet and dry bench skills and an eagerness to collaborate across multiple disciplines at Myriad Women's Health. What you'll do: Method Research: invent assay methodologies that will enable expansion into new target markets Assay Development: develop new assay chemistries with the goal of minimizing cost and turnaround time while maintaining accuracy Sequencing Protocol Design: design panels for the latest sequence capture methods and optimize protocols for targeted clinical sequencing assays Suggested qualifications (feel very encouraged to apply even if not all are met): You have a BA/BS or MS in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry (or similar field), and 2+ years of full-time experience working in a laboratory utilizing molecular biology techniques. Previous experience working with minimal supervision is a plus. Able to accurately document your work and effectively communicate progress in written and verbal form. You are quantitative-minded and know your way around a computer. Actual programming experience and/or training in statistics is desirable. You are familiar with next-gen sequencing protocols and operation of Illumina or Ion Torrent instruments. Previous experience working with laboratory automation is a plus (Tecan, Bravo, Biomek, etc). Most importantly, you do not rest until you've optimized your experiments, and want to see them used in the clinical care of millions of patients. #LI-DR2 WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender,national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved. Please answer all questions completely. Please do not provide any information not specifically requested on this Employment Application form. Apply Here: PI181109716