Research Associate, Single Cell Genomics

SINGLE CELL RNA SEQUENCING

JOB DESCRIPTION

Celsius Therapeutics is seeking motivated scientists to build an industrial-scale single-cell and NGS workflow that will help identify novel medicines for patients with cancer and autoimmune diseases. Your work will be key team efforts to utilize single cell genomics and other NGS methods to discover new targets for drug discovery. We seek people who are curious about new science, comfortable being independent, confident in voicing their opinions, flexible to change as needs arise, and open to working with others on a diverse team.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implementation of NGS workflows with a focus on single cell genomics (including library construction, quantification, QC and sequencing).
  • Handling and tracking of clinical samples.
  • Operation and integration of high throughput approaches and automation.
  • Clear communication of research findings in cross-functional project team meetings.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in molecular/cellular biology or a related discipline.
  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience in academia or industry.
  • Expertise with current molecular biology techniques (e.g. cloning, PCR) is required.
  • Experience working with RNA is a must.
  • Prior experience working with NGS applications (preferably Illumina) is highly preferred.
  • Experience using automation is a plus.
  • Excellent organizational and documentation skills.
  • Exceptional attention to details and dedication to excellence.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Desire to learn about and implement new technologies.
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