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Scientist/Senior Scientist - Italy  

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Posted on : 03 May 2017

Project Description

Scientist/Senior Scientist   
  • Our company is the leading Italian provider of precision medicine solutions.   
  • Since 2009 our company develops and distributes molecular diagnostic products in Italy and abroad.   
  • The R&D Department is now recruiting a Scientist/Senior Scientist  to expand its offering in Next-Generation Sequencing solutions.
  •  The right candidate will join a dynamic team of scientists that develop CE-IVD products in ISO 9001 and 13485 environments.   

Key Responsibilities:   
  •   Contribute to the ideation of NGS-based cancer diagnostic solutions. 
  •   Execute the proof of concept experiments and data analysis in an iterative process that leads to the beta product. 
  •   Engage in interactions with suppliers, collaborators and testers. 
  •   Contribute to the transfer to manufacturing. 
  •   Provide regular updates to the senior leadership.  

  •   Degree in Biology/Biotechnology – PhD preferable but not essential with adequate industry experience.  

  •   Experience in extraction (manual and automated) and quality analysis of nucleic acids (spectrophotometry, capillary electrophoresis, fluorescence-based) 
  •   Experience in amplification techniques (PCR, RT-qPCR) 
  •   Experience in NGS library preparation. 
  •   Proficient with MS Office and basic statistical analysis. 
  •   Good English working knowledge, some Italian or willingness to learn.  

  •   Experience in the design of NGS oncology panels. 
  •   Experience in the NGS and/or diagnostic industry. 
  •   Experience in R&D in regulated environments.  
  • The candidate should be well organised, self-motivated and comfortable working in a fast-paced, team environment and on multiple projects with constantly changing priorities and deadlines.
  • We offer a permanent position and a competitive compensation package.