K.A. Recruiting

Genomic Research Scientist

Bangor, ME 04401

Job Type: Laboratory Jobs Job Number: JAW1033

(Reference Code: JAW1033)

A top research lab in Central Maine is looking for an experienced Genomic Scientist to join their team! This position is with an organization that specializes in the discovery of precise genomic solutions for human disease while placing emphasis on empowering the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health!

Job Summary

The Genomics Scientist is responsible for the management and execution of sequencing based projects as well as development, testing, validation and implementation of new genomic technologies and protocols. They will ensure that sample preparation and sequencing production is maximized and will drive new technology development, process optimization, and pipeline and protocol development.

Job Responsibilities

• Development, testing, validation, and implementation of new genomic technologies and methodologies, improvement and optimization of protocols, including development and optimization of protocols for HTS library preparations. 
• Engage in sample/sequencing QC analysis and, when necessary, provide input and suggestions for additional features and improvements on the protocols and data analysis.
• Initiate scientific projects by applying new technologies and analysis capabilities to showcase their robustness and discovery power. 
• Publish in peer review journals; contribute to scientific research papers, grant applications and reports.
• Other duties as assigned.


  • Ph.D. in Genetics, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and extensive experience in different aspects of genomics, including an excellent understanding of sequence data and its applications.
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in genomic technology, sequencing or molecular biology field.
  • Experience working in a customer facing role with a focus on genomics preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in sequencing based molecular approaches and sequencing based interrogation.
  • Experience in protocol development and optimization procedures.
  • Demonstrated team player with the ability to work independently as well as part of a diverse team.
  • Experience in validation and documentation of new and complex molecular biology methods, and in HTS library preparation, operation and downstream data QC.
  • Strong publication record, and extensive experience in the preparation and handling of scientific manuscripts and reports
  • Prior LIMS (Laboratory Informatics Management System) experience is preferred.
  • Strong background & technical skills in molecular biology and sequencing technology improvement and optimization are required. 

A cover letter outlining general interests and career goals as well as three letters of recommendation should be submitted with CV/resume to consider application complete.


For more information, please Apply now or send an updated resume to jermel@ka-recruiting.com!

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Jermel Wright
Associate Healthcare Recruiter

Jermel Wright is an Associate Healthcare Recruiter at KA Recruiting, Inc in Boston, MA. He specializes in permanent placements of Allied Healthcare Professionals in the Laboratory space. He received his B.A. in Healthcare Administration from Stonehill College.

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