Active Motif Inc
  • Carlsbad, CA, USA
  • Full Time


Service Associate II (Multi-Omics Data Generation Specialist)

Who Are We?

Active Motif is the industry leader in developing and delivering innovative tools to enable epigenetics and gene regulation research. We are committed to providing the highest quality products and superior service & support to serve the life science, clinical and pharmaceutical/drug discovery communities. Whether you are an expert in the field of epigenetics or a researcher interested in integrating epigenetics research into your studies, Active Motif offers a comprehensive portfolio of epigenetics-related products and services and the support of our team of epigenetic experts to provide complete and innovative solutions to tackle your scientific inquiries.

What Do We Value?

In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following:

  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and customers in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.
  • Suggest and implement improvements to internal processes to increase productivity and streamline department workload.
  • Perform other duties as required and/or assigned by management.

Position purpose

  • Perform next-generation sequencing based techniques including single cell technologies, library generation and sequencing within the Epigenetic Services group.

What's the Job all About?

We are looking for a diligent Research Associate to join our Services department. The Research Associate's responsibilities ...

  • Become an expert in multiple next-gen sequencing based technologies and generate data as part of a high performing team.
    • Techniques include:
      • ChIP-Seq
      • ATAC-Seq
      • RNA-seq
      • scATAC-seq
      • scRNA-seq
  • Perform library generation using Active Motif's automated system.
  • Perform next-generation sequencing using an Illumina sequencer.
  • Contribute ideas and suggestions to improve standard laboratory techniques, improve protocols, processes and equipment.
  • Understand data, draw conclusions and troubleshooting where required.
  • Propose and drive improvements.
  • Other duties as required and /or assigned

What You Can Offer!

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of next-gen sequencing based laboratory techniques, equipment and materials, and data analysis required.
  • Experience running an Illumina Sequencer
  • Experience with the 10X genomics single cell platform is a plus
  • Organizational skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Biochemistry or other related discipline, with additional two years research lab experience.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

What We Offer You!

  • Medical Insurance (m/d/v)
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • 10 days of PTO
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Working with a team that is driven by collaboration and communication!

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