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PDS Tech Inc Scientist III in Canoga Park, California

PDS Tech is seeking candidates for a Scientist role in West Hills, CA

Position Summary:

Working within the Molecular Typing NGS group in R&D on new product feasibility, development, data analysis, verification, technology transfer, training, troubleshooting, and improving the existing HLA genotyping related products, reagents, and processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and execute sequencing-based molecular assay feasibility, development, and verification studies

  • Troubleshoot and solve difficult problems in the design/execution of development projects

  • Work on NGS library preparation, sequencing, and data analysis

  • Participate in interdepartmental activities and research efforts

  • Working with other scientists on assay development


  • Ph.D. Degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Cell Biology, Genetics, or a related discipline in Biological Sciences.

  • OR a master’s degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Cell Biology, Genetics or a related discipline in Biological Sciences AND 3 years of experience in product development focusing on NGS technology and its application.

  • Pragmatic self-starter who can manage self, motivate others, and operate effectively in a constantly changing environment

  • Broad and deep knowledge in NGS, DNA isolation and quantification, gene amplification methods, quantitative PCR, Sanger sequencing, and other relevant technologies

  • Well-founded formal problem-solving skills. Experience in designing experiments and interpreting complex data, and solve challenging issues to improve product performance with innovative approaches

  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of peop

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.