Research Associate III

  • Myriad Genetics, Inc
  • SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA
  • Apr 14, 2019
Research

Job Description


Myriad Genetics, Inc
Myriad is an equal opportunity employer and as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train and promote, in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or status as a protected veteran. Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. We believe that diversity lends a regional, national, and global advantage to the clients we serve. Our workforce consists of dynamic individuals, with a range of backgrounds, talents, and skills.


US-CA-SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO

Job ID 2019-8026
Name Myriad Women's Health

Overview

As a Research Associate for the Myriad Women's Health R&D team, you will assist with the procedures required to effectively transfer technology from R&D into a CLIA accredited production laboratory setting.

Responsibilities

  • Method Research: invent assay methodologies that will enable expansion into new target markets
  • Assay Development: develop new assay chemistries with the goal of minimizing cost and turnaround time while maintaining accuracy
  • Sequencing Protocol Design: design panels for the latest sequence capture methods and optimize protocols for targeted clinical sequencing assays


Qualifications

  • You have a BA/BS or MS in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry (or similar field), and/or 3+ years of full-time experience working in a laboratory utilizing molecular biology techniques.
  • Previous experience working with minimal supervision is a plus.
  • Able to accurately document your work and effectively communicate progress in written and verbal form.
  • You are quantitative-minded and know your way around a computer. Actual programming experience and/or training in statistics is desirable.
  • You are familiar with next-gen sequencing protocols and operation of Illumina or Ion Torrent instruments.
  • Previous experience working with laboratory automation is a plus (Tecan, Bravo, Biomek, etc).
  • Most importantly, you do not rest until you've optimized your experiments, and want to see them used in the clinical care of millions of patients.


About Our Company

Myriad Genetics Inc., is a leading personalized medicine company dedicated to being a trusted advisor transforming patient lives worldwide with pioneering molecular diagnostics. Myriad discovers and commercializes molecular diagnostic tests that: determine the risk of developing disease, accurately diagnose disease, assess the risk of disease progression, and guide treatment decisions across six major medical specialties where molecular diagnostics can significantly improve patient care and lower healthcare costs. Myriad is focused on three strategic imperatives: maintaining leadership in an expanding hereditary cancer market, diversifying its product portfolio through the introduction of new products and increasing the revenue contribution from international markets. For more information on how Myriad is making a difference, please visit the Company's website: www.myriad.com.

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