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Sequencing Chemistry Integration Manager

Kelly Services
Menlo Park, CA 94025
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**Kelly Science and Clinical** is the worlds most recognized brand in science and clinical staffing with more than 100 locations in North America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim. Our scientists contribute to the research and development of the next generation of small molecule drugs, biologics and cellular therapies.


We are seeking a Technical Lead to manage the Chemistry integration team within the Sequencing Integration Group, with one of our clients, a genomics company in Menlo Park, CA This position is in a fast-paced environment, interacting with R&D and Process Development scientists and engineers from a variety of backgrounds. The selected individual will be working toward the development and integration of new sequencing reagents for their sequencing systems. The candidate needs to be comfortable functioning as a technical lead across a complex multi-disciplinary environment.


+ Manage chemistry integration team and plan experiments for characterizing sequencing chemistry performance on prototype devices and platforms

+ Determine from test results and failure analysis the root cause of observed suboptimal performance and propose improvements

+ Collaborate closely with Reagent R&D, Reagent Process Development, SMRT Cell Process and Instrument Workflow teams to optimize sequencing chemistry formulations for optimal sequencing performance, long-term stability, and ease of use


+ PhD or equivalent experience in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biophysics or related scientific field

+ 5+ years of industry experience preferably in an NGS system integration environment, with at least 2+ years of management or team lead experience

+ Technical proficiency in general laboratory practices (biochemistry/molecular biology)

+ Working knowledge of fluorescence and its application

+ Practical understanding of the kinetics of enzymatic reactions

+ Highly motivated self-starter having strong organizational, analytical, problem solving, troubleshooting, presentation and communication skills

+ Experience in analysis of large datasets in R or a similar statistical package is preferred

+ Experience working with complex, prototype instrumentation is desirable


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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. (

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Posted: 2021-10-13 Expires: 2021-11-13

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