ArsenalBio’s mission is to develop efficacious and safe cellular therapies for patients with chronic diseases, initially cancer. Our products are being designed to herald the transition of adoptive cell therapy from a hospital based treatment to outpatient therapy, like most other cancer treatments. Our people are our greatest asset, they bring scientific talents in molecular biology, immunology, pharmacology, protein chemistry, computational biology, automation, genome engineering, software and other fields to make the future happen now.
We are seeking an outstanding scientist to drive NGS sample preparation and analysis methods. The ideal candidate will have a broad understanding of next-generation sequencing and its applications and a proven track-record of developing innovative NGS protocols for solving complex biological problems. As a strong technical contributor, this role will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to advance ArsenalBio research.
What You Will Do:
Advance NGS technology utilization and understanding across the company
Create NGS libraries from single cells, tissues, and isolated DNA/RNA to drive both product and platform development
Develop new NGS library preparation strategies for bulk and single-cell applications
Contribute NGS expertise and leadership to cross-disciplinary product/platform development teams
Work closely with computational biologists to interpret data generated by novel and optimized assay schemesWrite protocols, develop procedures, and maintain accurate records
What You Will Bring:
Ph.D. (preferred) or Masters in a relevant scientific discipline, with 6+ years of full-time, hands-on NGS experience in an academic or industrial setting
Deep understanding of NGS library preparation, the principles of sequencing technologies, and NGS data analysis
Significant experience in troubleshooting, method development, and optimization of molecular biology-based assays
Previous work with a variety of NGS sample preparation workflows and analysis
Experience in high-content screening, single-cell genomics, or functional genomics
Experience with a broad variety of molecular biology and analytical techniques including qPCR, RT-qPCR, ddPCR, molecular cloning, gene editing, primer design, and nucleic acid isolation and manipulation.
Experience operating liquid handling robots or other lab automation for high-throughput assays
Familiarity with cell culture, cell staining, fluorescence microscopy, flow cytometry, and cell sorting
Experience in computational analysis of next-generation sequencing data
Ability to plan and perform systematic workflow and reagent optimization and familiarity with formal design of experiment (DOE) approaches
Meticulous attention to detail and strong record-keeping skills
Entrepreneurial behaviors demonstrated by agility, accountability, transparency, resourcefulness, and ability to get things done
Ability to quickly learn new skills and knowledge on the job, demonstrate productivity, and deliver high-quality results
Flexible mind with the ability to think outside the box, creative approach to problem-solving, and comfort in working with ambiguous data in an open-ended, exploratory processExcellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to perform as a team player
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status
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