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Scientist - Genomics

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March, 2015
Job vacancy for a Scientist - Genomics (cancer biology)
TRON (http://www.tron-mainz.de/) is a transdisciplinary, not-for-profit research organization seeking to diagnosis and treat unmet medical needs through innovative biomarkers and immunotherapies. TRON is located in Mainz, Germany has strong connections to the University of Mainz and local start-up companies and is developing novel platforms for therapies and biomarkers.  As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues, develop and expand your career, be on the cutting-edge of science, and help treat disease.
TRON is expanding a multidisciplinary department with experience in biostatistics, genomics, bioinformatics, biotechnology, next-generation sequencing (NGS), immunology, and molecular biology.  We are searching for a Scientist - Genomics (cancer biology) to focus on the development and implementation of new and commercial next generation sequencing related methods.
  • Development and implementation of innovative next generation sequencing related methods for challenging samples
  • Optimization of in-house sample preparation pipelines
  • Implementation of next generation sequencing protocols on automated liquid handling platforms
  • Tight interactions with bioinformatics, molecular biology, immunology  and clinical teams
  • Apply findings in both R&D and clinical projects for biomarkers and immunotherapy’s
  • Demonstrated proficiency with next generation sequencing applications
  • Significant experience with, and understanding, of general molecular biology methods
  • Experience with laboratory automation is desired
  • Affinity with NGS data analysis is preferred but not required
  • Self-starter who works effectively in an agile start-up environment 
  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Degree (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) in biological sciences
TRON is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, please email a single PDF (max. 2 MB) including a cover letter, CV, and certificates, quoting ‘Scientist - Genomics’ to Kerstin Lehrbach (jobs@tron-mainz.de).
We look forward to your application. 
March, 2015


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