We are seeking a creative
and highly motivated Scientist to join our R&D team to
participate in the evaluation of new technology, the development of
new products, and continuous improvement for the existing NGS
This is a
laboratory-based position and the individual will plan, execute,
and analyze experiments for both new and existing NGS products.
This position will interact with a diverse and cross-functional
team of scientists working in a variety of R&D efforts, and to
collaborate as part of a cross-functional team including R&D,
Software, Product Managers, Manufacturing, and external
- Research related to NGS
applications. Maintain a high level of expertise in this area to
provide support to the broader scientific team.
- Take accountability for
delivering quality results on time and in a highly ethical and
- Implement project plans
and oversee their execution.
- Participate in internal
scientific seminars and may represent company/division through
talks, tutorials, and publications.
- Transfer new products and
processes to Manufacturing.
- Support product launch
activities and perform on-market product and manufacturing
troubleshooting with a strong customer-first
- Maintain in-depth
knowledge of relevant fields and techniques relevant to the NGS
- Ph.D. with 3 + years
of post-doctoral experience in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or
other related disciplines, or equivalent industrial
- Masters degree with at
least 3 years of R&D-related experience (academic or industry)
and strong knowledge of sequencing can be
- Direct research
experience with NGS necessary.
- Strong knowledge and
skills in molecular biology (including DNA, RNA and protein
handling, PCR, qPCR, quantification methods) and relevant
- Demonstrate mastery
of laboratory methods and show the ability to develop new
- Advanced data
analysis is a plus.
experience in Product Development is a
- Ability to analyze
experimental data, and effectively explain conclusions. Ability to
design and execute follow-up experiments
- Ability to use word
processing, graphing, presentation, and spreadsheet programs
- Demonstrate effective
communication skills through formal and informal discussions with
peers, supervisors, and team.
resourcefulness and the ability to identify and solve difficult and
complex multi-factorial problems.
- Ability to work
independently and collaboratively in a team.
- Must be tolerant to
change, ready to take on new challenges, and open to learning new
- Must be organized and
keep clear records of experiments and data.
This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive
statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements, but a
general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts
the companys rights to assign or reassign duties and
responsibilities to this job at any time.
Paragon Genomics Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion,
sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis
of disability or any other federal, state or local protected
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About Paragon Genomics:
Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, Paragon Genomics is a
fast-growing precision medicine company. Our patented targeted
sequencing technologies , , and provide comprehensive solutions to
precision diagnostics in oncology, infectious disease, inherited
disease, reproductive health, neurology, cardiology, and many other
applications. Our technologies and products have been adopted by
hundreds of prominent Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) labs
globally. With our platforms, we can efficiently and rapidly
produce unique and customized next-generation sequencing (NGS)
assays to meet the needs of researchers, testing labs, and
biopharma precision medicine projects.
The Company was selected by a distinguished panel into the
California Life Science Association F.A.S.T. Program in March 2016
and was accepted into the prestigious Stanford StartX Medicine
Accelerator Program in September 2016.
Paragon Genomics offers a competitive and comprehensive employee
benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and life
insurance, flexible spending account, 401K, paid time off, and
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