Contractor - Research Associate
Pacific Biosciences - Menlo Park, CA

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THIS IS A TEMPORARY POSITION

Pacific Biosciences seeks a research associate scientist to join a team to develop and characterize novel devices for cutting-edge, single-molecule, DNA-sequencing applications. The research associate will work with the Surface and Process teams to support functional testing of our devices, and research efforts in the field of process development and throughput enhancements. Experience in the following areas is desired:

o Biomolecules (protein, DNA handling)
o Bioassays
o Working in a complex, multifunctional team environment
o Chemistry and materials science basics
o Data analysis (JMP, R, Matlab)

Education:
Minimum BS or MS in Chemistry, Biology, or related field. We are looking for highly motivated candidates who are self-starters and have excellent organizational and communication skills.

Responsibilities:
The responsibilities will include functional testing (sequencing) on prototype devices, data analysis and presentation to the team; evaluation of new materials and processes; support of the development efforts on the throughput enhancement front. In addition to above, optical inspection and utilizing failure analysis techniques like SEM, TEM, XPS etc. on prototype devices would be needed.

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Pacific Biosciences’ mission is to transform the way humankind acquires, processes and interprets data from living systems through the...