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Scientist II – R&D

Carlsbad, CA

Order: 47344

Company Overview:

Creating value by bringing together the right people to achieve results is our motto. Our clients and employees say they choose to work with us because of how we work with them - with service that exceeds their expectations and a personal commitment to their success.



Our client, is an American multinational, biotechnology product development company, seeks an accomplished “Buyer - Engineering”.


Position: Scientist II – R&D (#2538)

Location: Carlsbad, CA 92008

Duration: up to 12 months


Pay Rate: $22/hr W2 - $24/hr W2 (depending upon experience)




Job Description:

  • We are seeking a Scientist II to join our R&D team for development of next generation sequencing assays for use in clinical laboratories. Responsibilities will include sample preparation, instrument calibration and operation, and data analysis. A background in molecular biology, biochemistry, or similar discipline is required. Significant hands-on experience in a molecular biology laboratory setting is a must.

  • Working with a multidisciplinary technology team for the development of next generation sequencing assays that will be used in clinical laboratories.

  • Responsibilities will include sample preparation, instrument operation and data analysis.


Minimum Requirements Qualifications:

  • A background in molecular biology, biotechnology or biochemistry is required

  • BS Degree, 3+ years/ MS Degree, 1+ years of industry/academic experience

  • Strong skills in molecular biology (including DNA, RNA and protein handling, PCR, qPCR, quantification methods)

  • Knowledge of basic data analysis and interpretation (proficient in Microsoft Office)

  • Basic knowledge of genomics

  • Ability to follow molecular biology protocols and strictly adhere to all steps

  • Be comfortable working in a large and busy laboratory with many other team members


Preferred Qualification (nice to have):

  • Work experience in a clinical laboratory or core laboratory facility

  • Experience with design control documentation

  • Broad knowledge of sequencing and molecular amplification methods

  • Experience with NGS


I'd love to talk to you if you think this position is right up your alley, and assure a prompt communication, whichever direction.


If you're looking for rewarding employment and a company that puts its employees first, we'd like to work with you.


Lalit Malgotra


Tel: 925-297-6480

Email ID: Lmalgotra@ameritconsulting.com


NOTE: Candidates that are offered a position are required to pass pre-employment drug and background screening. Qualified candidates with criminal histories, are considered in a manner that is consistent with local, state and federal laws