Company: Ambry Genetics
Location: Aliso Viejo
Posted on: January 12, 2022
The position is responsible for planning, initiating, driving, and
managing the development of one or more assays. The position will
evaluate relevant literature, research data, new technologies, and
software programs to support new assay development at Ambry.
Lead the development of specific assays based on general product
concepts using NGS, PCR, and other existing and/or novel high
throughput molecular methods.
Document assay development plans, strategies, data, decisions, and
changes to specifications.
Coordinate projects with R&D team members and employees from
Assist in troubleshooting of problems in the laboratory. Devise
solutions to overcome technical issues based on experimentation and
Research and assess new technologies, software, and
reagents/chemistries for potential implementation in new assays, or
performance improvements or budgetary savings for existing
M.S. or Ph.D. in molecular biology, biomedical sciences, cellular
biology, biochemistry, or related field
Strong knowledge of the principles, tools, and existing and
emerging techniques for nucleic acid isolation, manipulation, and
Background in cancer biology, oncology, molecular genetics, or
Hands-on experience generating, troubleshooting, and analyzing
large complex datasets, such as those obtained from high throughput
functional genomics screens, microarray, NGS, and/or proteomics
Proficient with a broad range of standard molecular biology
techniques, such as PCR, qPCR, RT-PCR, nucleic acid isolation,
molecular cloning, NGS library construction, etc., the output of
those techniques, how the output is assayed, and the analysis and
interpretation of those results.
Ability to communicate complex information clearly, effectively,
and accurately as evidenced by first author publication(s).
Hands-on experience designing both hypothesis and data driven
Desire to work both independently and as part of focused or
Ability to speak effectively one-on-one and in group settings with
clients, vendors, and employees of the organization.
Strong computer and bioinformatics skills. Programming experience
and/or use of command line tools is a plus.
Ph.D.: 5 -7 years research experience in an academic setting and 0
- 2 years industry experience.
M.S.: 3-5 years research experience in an academic setting and 7+
years industry experience.
Ambry Genetics Corporation is a CAP-accredited and CLIA-licensed
molecular genetics laboratory based in Aliso Viejo, California. We
are a genetics-based healthcare company that is dedicated to open
scientific exchange so we can work together to understand and treat
all human disease faster.
At Ambry, everyone is welcome. A career at Ambry Genetics is a
chance to be part of a dynamic company that aims to improve health
by understanding the relationships between genetics and human
disease. We earned our reputation as industry leaders by
responsibly introducing cutting-edge genetic testing solutions and
continually sharing what we learn with the global scientific
At Ambry you will be learning, challenging yourself, and having fun
while collaborating with teammates through the open exchange of
ideas. Our outstanding benefits program includes medical, dental,
vision, 401k, FSA, and generous paid time off (PTO) program. Ambry
Genetics is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and we maintain a
drug-free work environment.
Ambry Genetics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race (and traits historically associated with race, including,
but not limited to hair texture and protective hairstyles such as
braids, locks, and twists), color, creed, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, gender expression (including
transgender status), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status
or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against
on the basis of disability, protected medical condition as defined
by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other
characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local
laws and ordinances.
Ambry does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual
recruiters, third party recruiting agencies, outside recruiters or
firms without an executed contract in place. We are not responsible
for any fees related to resumes that are unsolicited or are
received by Ambry. Such resumes will be deemed the sole property of
Ambry and will be processed accordingly.
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