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PDS Tech Inc Scientist II, Cell Biology in Eugene, Oregon

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Scientist- Cell Biology in Eugene, OR

Position Summary:

  • The Scientist II will be responsible for supporting development of workflows and products for single cell analysis using advanced sequencing and imaging instrumentation.


  • Method development and optimization of automated single cell analysis workflows

  • Benchmark single cell assays and instrumentation

  • Culture a wide variety of mammalian cell lines (including primary cells, PBMCs, T-Cells)

  • Work with biologists, engineers and software developers on a cross-functional team

  • Maintain a detailed lab notebook documenting all testing and protocol development

  • Plan and perform experiments, and analyze data with minimal guidance

  • Clearly communicate and present results

Minimum Qualifications :

  • M.S. Degree in biology, bioengineering or related field, with relevant industrial or academic experience or a B.S. with 2 years of relevant industrial or academic experience

  • Experience with automation and other high-throughput tools and instrumentation

  • Expertise in bulk and single cell experiments and data analysis

  • General cell biology experience, including cell culture, sorting, and counting

  • Familiarity with diverse sample types and processing methods, including adherent and suspension cell lines

  • Experience in next generation sequencing

  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies quickly

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Must be detail-oriented, and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously

Pr ef er r ed Q ual i f i c ati o ns ( nice to ha v e ) :

  • Familiarity with single cell assays and platforms (10x Genomics, Dolomite Bio, 1CellBio, Mission Bio, BD, Fluidigm, etc.)

  • Experience working with and isolating PBMCs from blood

  • Experience with quantitative cell-based assays using fluorescence microscopy, high content screening and flow cytometry

  • Familiarity with automated liquid handling platforms (Hamilton, Tecan, Biomek, etc.)

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.