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Senior Research Associate
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Menlo Park, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • Experience with NGS assay protocols including sample preparation, in line QC and library preparation for sequencing
  • Previous experience as a hands-on Research Associate in Product or Process Development , or related occupation in Assay Integration with automated liquid handlers
  • Attention to detail, safety, good laboratory and documentation practiceStrong verbal and written communication skills and willingness to collaborate cross-functionally in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Plan, execute, and record R&D experiments in collaboration with senior scientists and senior engineers by following best practices of the assay and instrument operations in compliance with safety guidelines
  • Perform assay processes characterization to determine critical process parameters and tolerances of the system
  • Support process development by participating in requirements gathering, process mapping, and risk assessment
  • Support troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and investigation activities for Quality events such as deviation, incident report, and CAPA
  • Support continuous process improvement activities through change control for implementation in Operations
  • Evaluate and present experimental data analysis, methodology, and results at technical meetings as well as document experimental plans and results in reports
Desired Qualifications
  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or relevant disciplines with a minimum of 2-4 years of work experience in an industry setting Experience with the development and implementation of clinical laboratory tests under CAP/CLIA or FDA/regulated environments is a plus
  • Experience with statistical programming or software (e.g, R, JMP) is a plus

501-1,000 employees

Designs cancer screening tests
Company Overview
GRAIL's mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. They are working to change the trajectory of cancer mortality and bring stakeholders together to adopt innovative, safe, and effective technologies that can transform cancer care.
  • Outstanding People - Join a team of passionate and dedicated professionals, committed to collaboration, education, and proactive problem-solving.
  • Strong Compensation - We offer competitive salaries and savings plans to provide for long-term financial planning.
  • Complete Health Coverage - Take advantage of comprehensive health coverage, with medical, dental and vision, to keep you and your family healthy.
  • Work-Life Balance - Make everyday life more manageable with flexible time off – we trust you to do great work and take time for yourself.
Company Core Values
  • Grit - We are determined and resilient because patients are counting on us.
  • Respect - We value diversity and challenge each other respectfully.
  • Accountability - We own our decisions and keep our commitments.
  • Integrity - We adhere to our principles of humility, transparency, and rigor.
  • Leadership - We make each other better by making leadership everyone’s responsibility