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Research Associate 2 – Chemistry Technology Development

Location: Pleasanton, California

10x Genomics builds products and services that interrogate, understand and master biology to advance human health. Our products have been utilized by researchers around the world and have been cited in research papers on discoveries across the life sciences, including oncology, immunology and neuroscience. We are proud to have our products adopted by 93 of the top 100 global research institutions and 13 of the top 15 global pharmaceutical companies.

Come and join the 10x difference and be a part of a dynamic experience that will take you from scientific curiosity to discovery. By joining our team, you collaborate with highly skilled colleagues and become an integral part in helping our customers discover breakthroughs that will help transform the world in the coming decades. 

We are looking for an outstanding individual to join the Chemistry Technology Development team as a Research Associate. This is a unique, multi-disciplinary position that will work closely with a variety of groups including Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Computational Biology and Microfluidics. The candidate should have experience working independently in a chemistry, biochemistry, or molecular biology laboratory.  In addition, the candidate should be a team player with exceptional attention to detail and a demonstrated ability to critically analyze data and clearly communicate results to the team. They must bring strong initiative and sense of purpose to our fast-paced product development efforts.

Key Responsibilities
Planning and execution of Single Cell genomic experiments.
Support the ongoing evolution of next-generation single cell platforms and processes.
Assist in the development of novel chemistries with a clear rationale for their associated performance in biochemical assays.
Organize, evaluate, and communicate key findings at project meetings and make recommendations for follow-up studies and prioritization.

Required Skills and Background
BS/ MS in chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, bio-engineering, or a related field.
3+ years relevant laboratory experience in life science applications, such a next-generation sequencing library preparation, mammalian cell culture, flow cytometry, microscopy, PCR, or other nucleic acid-based technologies. 
Experience executing molecular biology assays. 
Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret complex data sets and communicate results in a clear and concise manner. 
Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team. 
Desired Skills and Background
Proven research outcomes such as publication in a peer-reviewed journal, patent, presentation in a public forum, or thesis. 
Experience troubleshooting and optimizing molecular biology assays. 
Experience working with microfluidic devices.

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