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NGS Scientist

Experience Dependent
Job Reference: J5633316
Updated On: 29/07/2020
Status: Under Offer
Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Sectors: Biotechnology, Contract Research Organisation, Life Sciences

Skills: Life Sciences - Biomarkers, Life Sciences - Genomics

Job Information

Role Overview

We are currently looking for an NGS Scientist to join an exciting Genomics CRO, as they build their new NGS team in Cambridge. As the NGS Scientist you will be responsible for delivering on customer sequencing projects, including library preparation and / or running NGS platforms.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Your duties as the NGS Scientist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Independently, or within your unit, perform library preparation and run customer samples on next generation sequencing (NGS) platforms. This may also include infectious disease testing.

2. Actively troubleshoot process failures, hardware problems and sample related issues

3. Respond and report results to customer enquiries via telephone and email, and provide support to commercial team.

4. Continue to develop skills in DNA sequencing and next generation sequencing, learning the workflow. Be trained on and comply with GCP guidelines as needed.

Role Requirements

To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the NGS Scientist we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree degree in a Biological Sciences discipline such as Immunology, Genetics, Genomics, Biology, Life Science, Biotechnology or Molecular Biology

2. Proven experience and a good understating of understanding of NGS, including library preparation, running of NGS platforms or data analysis. This may be within research, CRO's, biotech or pharma companies.

3. A practical experience using the Illumina NGS platform - MiSeq, NextSeq, NovoSeq 6000 and automated screening is desirable,

Keywords: MiSeq | NextSeq | NovoSeq 6000 | PCR / qPCR / Digital PCR / PCR Assay / Molecular Biology / DNA / RNA / NGS / Illumina MiSeq / bioinformatics / DNA extraction / RNA extraction / PhD / Post - Doc / Synthetic Biology / Next Generation Sequencing / Research / Cell Free DNA | Genomics | Genetics | Cambridge | East Anglia
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DisclaimerHyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.