Senior/Scientist, Molecular Biology

Company Description

Fapon is a renowned IVD platform organization that has achieved remarkable success in the industry, recognized by numerous prestigious awards and groundbreaking partnerships. We are at the forefront of innovation, offering an exceptional range of biomarkers, bioactive raw materials, and cutting-edge Open Instrument Systems and Reagents, all aimed at enabling earlier disease identification and providing more convenient, accurate, and affordable diagnoses. Our well-established open platforms, including chemiluminescent analyzers, PCR systems and SBS-based gene sequencers, have revolutionized biomedical studies and applications, delivering real-time, high-quality data from DNA/RNA samples.

Joining Fapon means being part of a dynamic and thriving organization that values innovation, fosters professional growth, and embraces collaboration. Embark on an extraordinary journey with us and make a lasting impact on the future of healthcare. Apply now and seize the opportunity to shape the future of diagnostic technology with Fapon.

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Job Description

Key Responsibilities

SequLITE Genomics (a subsidiary of Fapon Biotech) is a growing life science company developing an NGS platform to enable sequencing for everyone. We are seeking an enthusiastic scientist to join our NGS Product Development team as a Scientist II or staff scientist, depending on the qualifications. The ideal candidate for this position will be a creative, proactive, and highly collaborative development scientist with profound knowledge in molecular biology or a related field. In this role, you will develop and optimize reagents in the current and future NGS platforms. This position will work with a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and engineers to solve challenging chemistry, biochemistry, and engineering problems.

  • Develop enzymatic assays, optimize reagent formulations, and advance into robust, high-quality DNA sequencing products.
  • Optimize DNA sequencing with NGS platforms.
  • Present scientific results to project teams and internal / external collaborators.
  • Write technical documents and SOPs and transfer technologies to different functional groups.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, chemistry, or other biological disciplines; M.Sc. with 4+ years of industrial experience
  • Solid wet-lab skills and a firm understanding of molecular biology and/or enzymology.
  • Highly motivated individual with a great work ethic.
  • Creative problem-solving skills with a track record of independent studies.
  • Excellent data analysis skills.
  • Good communication skills and team player.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Someone who keeps current on new scientific knowledge and discoveries to identify opportunities in the biotechnology field.
  • Deep understanding of next-generation DNA sequencing.
  • Product development experience

Additional Information

Join our team and grow with us:

  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives, and retirement plan
  • Health care and well-being programs including competitive medical, dental, vision & medical benefits
  • Generous paid time off including vacation, sick time, holidays, and discretionary winter shutdown
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • Other comprehensive voluntary benefits include but are not limited to pet insurance, life insurance, employee assistance program (EAP), discount programs, and many more
  • We continue to optimize our benefits & wellness programs as we grow our organization to make sure they meet our diverse workforce needs
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance year over year.
Job Title
Senior/Scientist, Molecular Biology
Job Type
Pleasanton, CA, USA
Date Posted
February 2024
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