Danaher Corporation Research Scientist III in Redwood City, California
IDT is the leading manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is complex and cutting-edge, and our team members are curious, creative thinkers who understand that good data drives smart decisions. At IDT, we realize that although science may be uniform, people are unique. We promote a culture where engaged people are motivated and have opportunities to achieve their full potential, as part of one global team.
IDT is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.
Job Title: Research Scientist III
Location: Redwood City, CA
The Research Scientist III in the NGS product development department independently conducts bench scientific experimentation that advances the basic science of nucleic acids and nucleic acid biochemistry and assists with development and characterization of new IDT genomics products in NGS . This position is involved in new NGS product development and R&D collaboration activitie s in volving the x Gen line of NGS products.
Essential Functions :
Contributes to scientific projects exploring NGS assay applications and new product development
Understand IDT’s NGS products and offer scientific support to other divisions within IDT
Independently develop and execute experimental plans with minimal supervision
Represent IDT and present work at scientific conferences
Assists with training of other scientists
Represent R&D in projects with multiple functional groups
Write technical protocols, application notes, manuscript, and invention disclosures
Significant experience as a bench scientist with large practical knowledge base in molecular biology/biochemistry which can be applied to NGS product development
Experienced in experimental design, execution, analysis, and presentation
Strong scientific communication skills – both written and verbal
Prior hands-on experience with NGS and data analysis preferred
BS degree and 6+ years of experience, MS degree and 4+ years of experience, or PhD
Other Job Qualifications:
Ability to train others in basic laboratory techniques and equipment operation.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to multitask and maintain several projects at one time.
Excellent Good verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to communicate with peers and all levels of management.
Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values.
What We Offer:
Generous Paid Time Off Accruals
16 Hours PAID Volunteer Time Off
10 Paid Holidays
Up to eight (8) weeks of 100% paid parental leave to eligible U.S. associates
401(k) with Company Match
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Options
Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.
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