Scientist II in Carlsbad, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 7/30/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Carlsbad, CA
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
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Job Description

Scientist II  

Volt Workforce Solutions is currently seeking a Scientist II for a large Bio-Tech company in the San Diego, CA area. This is a long-term contract assignment with their R & D Team.

Responsibilities will include:

  • 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.
  • Sample preparation, instrument calibration and operation, and data analysis.
  • Development of diagnostic assays that comply with various regulatory standards
  • Development of testing protocols and compilation of project reports
  • Product verification and validation


  • A background in molecular biology, biochemistry, or similar discipline is required.  Significant hands-on experience in a molecular biology laboratory setting is a must.
  • 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
  • Work experience in a clinical laboratory or core laboratory facility (Preferred but not required)

Volt is an equal opportunity employer