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Research Associate III (Spatial Biology)

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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 III (Spatial Biology) 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: NanoString Technologies is seeking an energetic and highly motivated Research Associate III to support Life Science Instrument Development efforts within the Research and Development (R & D) department. The ideal candidate will be detail-orientated, articulate, high-energy, organized, and able to support multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. The work is highly interdisciplinary and will involve working mainly closely with biologists, pathologists and engineers. Essential Responsibilities: – Design, carry out and interpret experiments with limited supervision – Organize and communicate results to supervisor and senior management verbally and/or in writing – Perform 80-90% bench work on specified projects – Work cooperatively in a product-oriented team environment – Deliver results under tight timelines – Present data to product development teams and management representatives – Write protocols, experimental summary reports, quality documents and other scientific literature associated with projects – Analyze large, complex data sets using spreadsheets and/or other data analysis packages – Maintain and manipulate cell lines associated with your research Requirements: – BS or MS in biochemistry, molecular/cell biology, pathology or a related discipline – Minimum of 4+ years of hands-on laboratory experience – Handling multichannel pipettes, antibodies, and nucleic acids – Must be able to work in a fast-pace environment and multi-task – Works independently and troubleshoots technical problems – Good organizational skills – Highly detail and quality oriented Preferred Qualifications: – FFPE tissue sectioning and immunohistochemistry experience – Experience with fluorescent microscope imaging strongly desired – Preference for candidates with industrial experience in assay or product development – Preference for candidates with experience working in an ISO environment or equivalent – Experience with working in an ISO environment or equivalent a plus 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