BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sr. Scientist, Genomics Applications in San Jose, California

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Job Description

BD is revolutionizing single-cell biology through the invention and application of tools – such as BD Rhapsody™ and BD™ AbSeq – to enable researchers to delineate the complexity of biology through simultaneous analysis of protein and gene expression at the single-cell level. The successful candidate will be part of an interdisciplinary R&D team with specialties in immunology, molecular biology, engineering, and bioinformatics to deliver exceptional products to researchers. He/She will design and perform experiments, as well as generate marketing deliverables or scientifically-relevant data for our single-cell applications projects. Success in this role requires a strong scientific background with molecular and immunology expertise and the ability and flexibility to work in a fast-paced field.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design and perform experiments to investigate novel applications for the BD AbSeq and Rhapsody™ platform in immunology and other biomedical disciplines

  • Conceptualize and perform feasibility experiments on new single cell sequencing technologies

  • Produce technical content and materials for internal and external users of our products

  • Prepare conference abstracts and present cutting-edge single-cell genomics technologies at major scientific conferences

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Ph.D degree in molecular biology, immunology, bioinformatics, biomedical sciences, or related field required.

  • Minimum of 2 years of industry work experience is required.

  • Experience with single-cell RNA-seq assays or other NGS assays.

  • Strong background in molecular biology and immunology.

  • Capacity to work in a fast-paced environment, quick learner with ability to adapt to change

  • Strong written and verbal communication

  • Team-oriented

  • Highly motivated, responsible, independent self-starter, and problem solver

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in generating customer-facing materials desirable.

  • Experience with cell culture, flow cytometry and cell sorting highly desirable.

  • Experience in technical writing, exemplified by publication of peer-reviewed journal articles.

  • Experience with Illumina sequencing is highly preferred.



Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Jose

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status