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Research Associate II/III, Product Enablement

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NanoString Technologies Inc

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Seattle, Washington

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Mon, 26 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Apply on Company Website Research Associate II/III, Product Enablement NanoString Technologies, Inc. Seattle, WA Posted 17 hours ago Apply on Company Website Who We Are NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ: NSTG) is a leading provider of life science tools for discovery and translational research. The company’s nCounter Analysis System is used in life sciences research and has been cited in more than 3,800 peer-reviewed publications. The nCounter Analysis System offers a cost-effective way to easily profile the expression of hundreds of genes, proteins, miRNAs, or copy number variations, simultaneously with high sensitivity and precision, facilitating a wide variety of basic research and translational medicine applications. The company’s GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiler enables highly-multiplexed spatial profiling of RNA and protein targets in a variety of sample types, including FFPE tissue sections. Built on pioneering principles in 2003, NanoString is blazing new trails and exploring new frontiers to adapt to the everchanging landscape and becoming smarter and more innovative in the process. We are dedicated to advancing scientific discovery and providing solutions that can have a meaningful impact in research and discovery. Our purpose is to Map the Universe of Biology. We enable scientists to answer questions they have always wanted to ask to explore the boundaries of cellular structures and create an atlas of biological interactions that define life. We are relentless in our quest to Catalyze the Next Biological Revolution leading to Advancing the Human Condition. In addition to a pioneering spirit, we value: Grit. Authenticity. Ambition. Ingenuity. Customers. Join our team! Job Summary: As part of the Customer Experience Organization, the Research Associate II/III, Product Enablement, carries out the daily activities and outcomes of a customer-facing new technology laboratory. The Research Associate will be a key contributor to a multidisciplinary team working to educate customers and generate technical content for NGS assays on the GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiling (DSP) platform. This individual will execute wet-bench experimentation (>50% benchwork required) and subsequent data analysis activities. The individual will work directly with customers performing demos and training in pre-sales and post-sales environments. Essential Responsibilities: – Execute molecular biology protocols to generate technical content for NGS assays for GeoMx DSP – Organize, manipulate and analyze large complex NGS data sets in R and/or Excel (R preferred) – Execute experiments on the GeoMx DSP platform using NGS and nCounter readout – Manage, order, and organize lab reagent inventory – Assist with creation of new product training and video content for customers – Work directly with customers and effectively collaborate with other team members, including engineers, scientists, and biologists Requirements: – 3-5 years of relevant laboratory experience, experimental design, implementation, troubleshooting, and data analysis – Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, or related field. – Experience with methods used for the analysis of gene expression, with hands-on NGS experience preferred – Experience with Immunohistochemistry (IHC) and/or In situ hybridization (ISH) – Strong analytical and organizational skills exemplified by clear oral presentations and written documentation – Able to work effectively with customers and under pressure to meet scheduled deadlines and to handle multiple activities simultaneously – Must be detail-oriented and highly motivated; independent yet enjoys working in a multidisciplinary, collaborative team environment Preferred Qualifications: – Experience in histopathology, FFPE tissue prep, and fluorescent microscopy – Experience in data analysis with Excel or any biostatistics software (R preferred) – Strong product enablement or development experience within the life sciences industry NanoString is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. NanoString does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that it does not have a signed agreement with. Accommodations If you require assistance or accommodation when applying for open positions please contact .