Oct 28 2021

Research Scientist 4

Website Promega

The Nucleic Acids Technology group at Promega consists of highly experienced and dedicated scientists. The group focus is developing high quality products for amplification related workflows across multiple technologies and disciplines including Life Sciences, Forensics and Diagnostics.

As Research Scientist 4 you would be principally involved with the execution and analysis of laboratory experiments. You will be expected to design, analyze, interpret series of experiments, and may assume leadership to achieve project goals. May take on leadership role on teams when appropriate. Design and execute experimental strategy leading to the achievement of successful project goals. Be an effective communicator and keep current on relevant scientific literature.

We are looking for an experienced, proactively minded scientist with the following technical skill sets:
-Detailed understanding of amplification technologies PCR, qPCR and RT-qPCR
-Experience in design and development of multiplexed quantitative PCR and RT-PCR assays
-Knowledge of NGS methodologies in DNA and RNA sequencing, demonstrated experience preferred
-Understanding of nucleic acid extraction techniques
-Experience with protein purification/analytical techniques is a plus



  1. Recognized as an expert in multiple areas of technical specialization.
  2. Generate clear and concise technical documentation and contribute to internal and/or external literature.
  3. Analysis of issues and data, drawing conclusions and taking actions based on these conclusions.
  4. Work independently, may direct work of others.
  5. Create experimental strategy and identify pitfalls.
  6. Mentor or technical resource for others and begin training others in project planning.
  7. Read and understand peer reviewed scientific literature.
  8. Derive information from multiple sources to design a plan.
  9. Work with team to establish product specifications and determine whether performance of product/service meets customer needs.
  10. Understands and complies with ethical, legal and regulatory requirements applicable to our business.



  1. B.S. degree in scientific discipline with 8+ years post graduate lab experience


2. M.S. degree in scientific discipline or equivalent with 4+ years postgraduate lab experience.

3. Demonstrated competence in the design and execution of complex experimental strategies.



  1. Ability to work at lab bench or fume hood for extended period of time.
  2. Ability to wear protection gear (gloves, lab coat, safety glasses, etc.).
  3. Ability to operate a computer.


Diversity is important at Promega. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and make employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

To apply for this job please visit careers-promega.icims.com.