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Senior Scientist - Molecular

Company: Precision Medicine Group
Location: Houston
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Senior Scientist - Molecular
at Precision Medicine Group (View all jobs)
Houston, TX, USA Position Summary: This position will lead molecular projects through assay design and development, validation, and sample testing in a timely manner. Performs assays according to SOPs, and support development of new procedures and improvement of existing SOPs. Supervises assigned laboratory staff to ensure efficient organization, quality, development, and execution of project(s). Communicates results effectively to clients and develop lasting relationships to support future work. Essential functions of the job include but are not limited to:

  • Leads the development and implementation of molecular scientific services to support the translational research needs of Precision customers
  • Designs and performs experiments independently, and accurately analyze and present data
  • Maintains a high-quality output with the ability to build efficiency into improving productivity metrics
  • Coordinates with management to develop project timelines and deliver on these timelines
  • Trains and mentors junior staff in molecular techniques, data analysis, collation, and presentation
  • Assists in establishing and improving all procedures and required SOP documentation
  • Responsible for trouble shooting and correcting scientific issues/problems
  • Responsible for ensuring that all experiments are performed on qualified equipment and that use and maintenance logs are up to date when performing experiments.
  • Maintains and supports safe lab practices and environment
  • Collaborates with other technical teams in resource sharing and providing technical expertise
  • Monitors project related expenses
  • Serves as a scientific resource to external clients and internal stakeholders
  • Assists with writing reports and presentations for clients as appropriate
  • Supervises assigned project related laboratory staff to ensure quality, development, and execution of project(s).
  • Other duties as assigned Qualifications: Minimum Required:

    • D. in Genomics/Genetics, molecular sciences, or related fields and 6+ years' relevant laboratory experience OR
    • Master's Degree and 10+ years' in an academic core or industry is required Other Required:

      • Experience in molecular biology or genomics
      • Must have next generation sequencing (NGS) and pcr experience using a variety of technologies, preferably Illumina platform, with key responsibilities in preparation and formulation of unique library prep reagents
      • Ability to prioritize tasks and function in a team-oriented environment
      • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
      • Must have the ability to organize and analyze data, as well as prepare reports
      • Excellent use of judgment and discretion required
      • Extended work hours may be occasionally necessary in order to meet business demands
      • Ability to lift and carry between 1-15 lbs.; Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. overhead with assistance; frequently required to sit, grasp, and use right/left finger dexterity; May be exposed to a cold freezer environment (Freezer temperatures range between -20--C -196--C)
      • Must be able to read, write, speak fluently and comprehend the English language Preferred:

        • A solid understanding of current GLP and/or ISO/CAP/CLIA standards
        • Experience supervising technical personnel Precision is required by law in some states or cities to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This compensation range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to: skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Precision, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. This role is also eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, health insurance, retirement savings benefits, life insurance and disability benefits, parental leave, and paid time off for sick leave and vacation, among other benefits. Reasonable estimate of the current range $85,900 - $121,200 USD Any data provided as a part of this application will be stored in accordance with our Privacy Policy. For CA applicants, please also refer to our CA Privacy Notice .


          Precision Medicine Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. -- 2020 Precision Medicine Group, LLC


          If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact Precision Medicine Group at QuestionForHR@precisionmedicinegrp.com .

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