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Next Generation Sequencing Scientist

Company: RX2 Solutions
Location: Dayton
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

TITLE: - Next Generation Sequencing Scientist
TYPE: - Direct Hire
LOCATION: - Dayton, NJ
ONSITE/REMOTE/HYBRID: - Onsite
START DATE: - Immediate
SHIFT: - Flexible
VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: - None


We are looking for a Next Generation Sequencing Scientist at our Dayton, NJ location.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES


  • As an NGS you will develop, validate, qualify, and implement NGS tests for tumor FFPE tissues and cell-free DNA (cfDNA) which can include somatic as well as germline gene alterations.
  • Act as a SME for all analytical method issues and lead or participate in tech transfer of analytical methodologies.
  • Work on the method validation plan and draft testing protocols and SOPs. You will review all NGS protocols and implement applicable reference materials and assay QC parameters where needed and apply the correct assay orthogonal testing. Examples e.g. PCR, ddPCR to verify a NGS assay.
  • Coordinate with internally and externally groups to process sequence data into reportable genetic calls and contribute to and draft assay validation reports, and prepare scientific presentations and deliver them to project teams and management.
  • Review and approve protocol/procedure deviation investigations. and work with QA representative to establish corrective action/preventive action (CAPA) plan.

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    QUALIFICATIONS


    • Bachelor's degree in Science.
    • At least 3 years of hands-on experience in NGS at a clinical lab, pharmaceutical company and/or academic or at least 7 years of experience in NGS method development on Illumina TSO500 (preferred) or any other Illumina platforms, including library construction, sequencing, BI interpretation and reporting.
    • Experience with nucleic acid extraction, plasma, manually and via automated extraction.
    • Strong knowledge of molecular biology and biochemical techniques relevant to assay development and Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.

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      EOE STATEMENT
      We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Keywords: RX2 Solutions, Trenton , Next Generation Sequencing Scientist, Other , Dayton, New Jersey

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