Molecular Biology Scientist – Stockholm, SwedenLocation: Stockholm, Sweden

We are looking for an exceptional scientist to drive new research and product development efforts at our Stockholm R&D facility, with an emphasis on spatial transcriptomics. The ideal candidate will have a proven track-record of developing creative and novel molecular biology protocols for solving complex biological problems, as well as a broad understanding of next generation sequencing and its applications. He/she should be driven by making great products and enjoy working in a truly multi-disciplinary environment. This position will part of our Molecular Biology department and interact closely with colleagues across R&D departments in both Stockholm and Pleasanton, CA. Job level and title will be commensurate with experience. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Conceive and develop novel molecular biology assay schemes for use of 10x Genomics technology platforms, with emphasis on spatial transcriptomics.
  • Plan and perform systematic workflow and reagent optimization by modeling, identification of limiting steps and use of formal design of experiment (DOE) approaches.
  • Contribute molecular biology expertise and leadership to cross-disciplinary product development teams.
  • Work closely with computational biologists to interpret data generated by novel and optimized assay schemes.
  • Work closely with process development staff to develop quality control and manufacturing strategies for novel or optimized reagents.

Required Skills and Background

  • PhD in molecular biology, biochemistry, or a similar field with a minimum of 3 years post-graduate experience in academia and/or industry.
  • Proven ability to design novel molecular biology assay schemes, as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications, published patents or launched products.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and quickly changing environment
  • A strong desire to build game-changing technologies and impact the world of life science research

Desired Skills and Background

  • Experience in spatial transcriptomics, in situ RNA or protein assays or other technologies for analysis of complex tissues.
  • Experience in single-cell genomics, functional genomics or immunology.
  • Experience developing high-throughput assays based on next generation sequencing.

Experience in computational analysis of next-generation sequencing data.