Scientist I

WuXi NextCODE is seeking a motivated, independent, and enthusiastic Scientist to develop, optimize, and perform Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) assays in a CLIA/CAP laboratory.


WuXi NextCODE is seeking a Scientist to develop, optimize, and perform Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) assays in a CLIA/CAP laboratory.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Sample accession and management
  • DNA/RNA extractions, QC, and reporting
  • Writing SOPs
  • Develop and validate transferred NGS assays and write validation reports
  • Perform regular PQ/PT tests
  • Work with lab manager to keep the lab in compliance
  • Prepare auditing documents

Required Education and Experience

  • MS in Molecular Biology or related or BS with equivalent work experience required
  • Minimum of 2-4 years NGS technology experience
  • Must have excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and be able to work with a wide variety of staff
  • Must be motivated, independent, and enthusiastic

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Experience with lab automation and NGS in CLIA/CAP lab is highly desirable

EEO Policy Statement: It is the policy of WuXi NextCODE to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, WuXi NextCODE will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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Improving Lives Through Genomics

WuXi NextCODE is a genomic information company using sequence data to improve health for people around the world.

With offices in Shanghai, China, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Reykjavik, Iceland, we offer unique and comprehensive capabilities for generating, organizing, mining, sharing and applying genomic data. This platform enables our partners to correlate genome and phenotype data at scale and speed, in population genomics projects, clinical diagnostics and applications, as well as scientific wellness – all with the aim of delivering better health for patients. We are using it to advance our own growing range of sequence-based diagnostics and wellness products in China.

Employee Benefits include:

-Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

-Life / Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

-Short and Long Term Disability Insurance

-Pet Insurance, Legal Insurance

-Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

-Generous 401(k) Matching Program

-Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)

-Commuter Reimbursement Program

-Employee Referral Bonus Program

-Tuition Reimbursement Program

-Cell Phone Usage Reimbursement

-Reservable Bicycles