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Senior Scientist Next Generation Sequencing (W2, direct hire)

Kelly Services
Stony Brook, NY 11790
**Senior Scientist Next Generation Sequencing (W2, direct hire)**


**Overview:** Kelly Services is seeking an experienced Senior Scientist with strong interest and expertise in advancing Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technologies to support various R&D and clinical projects. The successful candidate will be able to take ownership of the NGS platform by analyzing various samples and developing new methods in the rapidly growing areas of functional genomics in cancer research including, but not limited to, single cell sequencing.


This is a direct hire role for a rapidly growing, exciting company that provides molecular technologies enabling vaccine research, supply chain security, anticounterfeiting and anti-theft technology, product genotyping, diagnostics and pre-clinical nucleic acid-based therapeutic drug candidates.


**JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:**


Develop and execute complex molecular biology protocols, specifically various NGS-based library preparation and characterization protocols, using established molecular biology techniques and novel solutions.


Lead NGS team to develop and implement genomic analytical solutions for pathogen identification and cancer clinical research.


Identify and implement new technologies to accelerate NGS workflows.


Responsible for data accumulation, data analysis and interpretation.


Provide technical support to existing methods and analysis solutions.


Write technical reports and method/instrument SOPs.


Perform Method and instrument qualification and validation.


Participate in proposal/grant writing.


Coordinate tasks across multiple projects, demonstrating prioritization and planning.


Interpret and effectively execute experiments in line with project timelines and goals.


Recruit and mentor junior scientists and research associates with relevant expertise.


**EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:**


Ph.D. in a relevant biology discipline, with a minimum 3 years of Post-doctoral NGS industry experience spanning DNA extraction through sample analysis and data interpretation.


Expertise with basic molecular biology techniques (i.e., PCR, and qPCR) as well as nucleic acid extraction and analysis techniques (i.e., Nanodrop, DNA fragment analyzers, ddPCR, etc.).


Advanced understanding of NGS platforms, specifically Ion Torrent platforms.


High-level understanding of NGS analysis pipeline setup and execution.


Experience with data analysis tools and programming languages would be beneficial for this role given the large amounts of data typically found in next generation sequencing.


Knowledge of and/or experience with other sequencing platforms (i.e., Illumina) is a plus.


Familiarity with liquid handlers and other automation tools.


Outstanding organizational skills, the ability to cross-train and, be able to work independently


Exceptional problem-solving skills.


Ability to multitask and work to tight deadlines.


A natural collaborator.


Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Please note that this is a direct hire role and resumes from third parties will not be accepted. All candidates must be presently authorized to work for any employer in the US.


Apply today for immediate consideration or send your resume directly to


**Marina.Hart@kellyscientific.com**


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-05-03 Expires: 2021-06-03

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