Sr. Research Scientist

Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, we are a provider of instruments and reagents for molecular profiling applications.  Our mission is to empower precision medicine at the local level.  Our next-generation sequencing (NGS)-adapted chemistry and instrument platforms automate sample processing and can quickly, robustly, and simultaneously profile hundreds or thousands of molecular targets from samples a fraction of the size required by competitive technologies, enabling customers to do more molecular profiling with less sample.

Additional information about us is available at www.htgmolecular.com.

Position Summary:

The role of Senior Research Scientist is responsible for contributing scientific and technical expertise to initiate, conduct and direct complex product and technology research, and provide support to the development of novel products. This individual will interact with and support various internal and external stakeholders, and may act as a liaison with internal functions and/or outside collaborators and partners. 

This role requires an in-depth understanding of first-principle mechanisms applicable to molecular biology, cancer biology, gene expression profiling and next generation sequencing (NGS) technologies. The role will also require participation in optimizing and improving current commercial assays and establishing workflows, processes and technologies by providing scientific, technological and subject matter expertise as needed.  The incumbent will lead execution of research, clinical and analytical laboratory studies from study design through final data analysis and study report.   

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Physical, Mental, and Environmental Requirements:

Some weekend and evening work may be required in order to meet deadlines. Work is indoors in a seasonally heated and air-conditioned environment. The position is sedentary and requires lab work, typing and the ability to move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.  Occasional travel is required.

Nestled at the foothills of the majestic Catalina Mountains, and ringed by 4 other mountain ranges, a young and family friendly modern metropolis, Tucson offers 276 days of sunshine, unparalleled golf, museums, historic sites and hiking trails where one can experience the wide variety of animal and plant life of the Sonoran Desert, one of the most biodiverse spots on the planet.

HTG offers competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package including 100% employer paid medical and dental benefits, long term disability and life insurance, an employee stock purchase plan, and the unique ability to work with cutting edge technological advances.

Please apply here

HTG is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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