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Scientist - NGS for High-Throughput Transcriptomics
Are you an Molecular Biologist with experienced in Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)? Do you wish to apply this knowledge in a role that is connected to our wider mission to show what science can do? If yes, we might have the role for you!
We seek a talented and highly engaged Molecular Biology/NGS scientist to join the Disease Molecular Profiling - NGS & Transcriptomics team at AstraZeneca in Gothenburg, Sweden. You will contribute with applying molecular biology and NGS expertise to our drug discovery portfolio and working on cutting edge technologies within the field.
This is a consulting assignment with Randstad Life Sciences. Randstad Life Sciences is specialized in competences within Life Science. As a consultant with us, you get a competitive salary, benefits and collective agreements. Your consultant manager is always there for you and ensures that you get varying and developing assignments at different companies, within different industries. At Randstad Life Sciences, your personal development is in focus, and you are offered a large network and many social activities.
What you will do:
To deliver according to plans over agreed timelines such that the objectives of the project are met, including delivery of more than one agreed area of work in parallel where appropriate.
To be an effective member of Drug Discovery Project Teams, contributing novel ideas and using judgment and knowledge where appropriate to influence the work of the project.
To work in partnership with colleagues in Discovery Sciences and across therapy areas and sites to ensure the delivery of high quality sequencing data to projects.
Proposing experimental strategies, troubleshooting and contributing to the practical delivery of NGS projects.
Extensive hands on NGS experimental techniques including:
Bi-weekly coordinated Amplicon-seq
DNA isolation and fragmentation.
Fragment analysis and nucleic acid Q.C.
Library preparation of various protocols.
Operation of NGS instrumentation.
Processing, handling and movement of large sets of data.
Using Automation to process samples for NGS library preparation.
Significant molecular biology skills, including PCR, analysis and Q.C.
Essential for the role:
MSc/PhD degree with significant molecular biology relevant experience, preferably in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry.
Experience of wet-lab work of various NGS library prep methods (eg. Amp-seq & RNA-seq).
A practical understanding of a wide range of methods and technologies as applied to cellular engineering. For example, mammalian cell growth, Precise genome editing.
Measuring off-target effects of precise genome edited cells.
Good problem solving skills, good scientific judgement and communication skills.
Excellent team working and networking skills with effective interaction across teams.
Desirable for the role:
Working with laboratory automation / liquid handling systems, method and technology development and optimization.
Hands-on experience with Single Cell Transcriptomics or Spatial Transcriptomics.
Tissue dissection, single cell dissociation, microscopy, flow cytometry/FACS
Hands-on laboratory experience running NGS platforms (Illumina, Oxford Nanopore etc).
Sample Tracking by LIMS systems.
About the company
About randstad life sciences
Randstad Life Sciences is specialized in competencies within Life Science. As a consultant with us, you get a competitive salary, benefits, and collective agreements. Your consultant manager is always there for you and ensures that you get varying and developing assignments at different companies, within different industries. At Randstad Life Sciences, your personal development is in focus, and you are offered a large network and many activities.
Deadline: 2022-12-09, selection and interviews will be ongoing.
The position may be filled before the last day of application, therefore, apply as soon as possible. For more information: Please contact Katan Ali, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget
Konsultchef Katja Löfström
Konsultchef Camilo Garcia Sanchez