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Aerotek Research Associate in South San Francisco, California


We are seeking a skilled scientist to operate in a state-of-the-art next generation sequencing lab to support our client's research efforts to develop transformative cell based therapies for cancer. The individual will be responsible for setting up novel sequencing workflows for transcriptomics and epigenomics profiling of bulk and single cells from in vitro and in vivo studies, as well as conducting studies using validated assays. The candidate should have hands-on experience in implementing next generation sequencing workflows, including single-cell technologies. The applicant must demonstrate experience in all wet-lab NGS elements, including nucleic acid isolation, single cell sample preps, library preps, sequencing biochemistries, and relevant data QC. This position requires an innovative and collaborative candidate to work alongside a motivated team to evaluate and develop new technology to meet the needs of a growing R&D organization.

Essential Functions: • Implementation of NGS lab workflows for bulk and single cell profiling and automation • Partner closely with biologists across functional groups to ensure the generation of high-quality, reliable next gen sequencing data to fulfill research objectives • Generation and maintenance of electronic lab notebook reports • Analysis and presentation of experimental data to project teams • Engage in continuing scientific and technical education to ensure the latest expertise and knowledge is available to meet challenges in cutting-edge cell based therapy research


NGS, single cell profiling, automation, biomeq, Next Generation Sequencing, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, In Vitro Studies, Library Prep, Nucleic Acid Isolation, Single Cell Sample Preps

Top Skills Details:

Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Single Cell Profiling Automation

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Preferred Experience: • Proficient using Illumina NGS platforms • Prior experience supporting cell based therapy research

Preferred Education: • B.S or M.S in Genetics, Molecular and Cell Biology, Biochemistry or relevant field with 2 + years of experience with next-gen sequencing technologies

Preferred Additional Skills (i.e., Communication skills) • Ability to work independently and collaboratively among cross-functional teams. • Ability to work efficiently, balance competing priorities and meet deadlines. • Excellent communication skills, self-motivated, energetic, and results oriented. • Data analysis using relevant software packages.

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.