16 days old

Sr. Scientist, R&D

Berkeley, CA
**Sr. Scientist, R&D**

Locations:Berkeley, California

Job Family: Research & Development


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** Siemens Healthineers

**Business Unit:** Strategy & Innovation

**Requisition Number:** 217351

**Primary Location:** United States-California-Berkeley

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Mid level

**Education Required Level:** Bachelor's Degree

**Travel Required:** 15%

**Division Description:**

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the worlds largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.

**Job Description:**

Senior Scientist

Siemens Healthcare

Laboratory R&D

Berkeley, CA

This Senior Scientist will

report to the Head of R&D and Technology for the Siemens Healthcare

Laboratory in Berkeley, CA. The successful candidate will be responsible for

development of new assays to be utilized in research, clinical trials, and as

laboratory developed tests. Ability to work in multi-disciplinary project

teams, effective coordination between R&D sites, and clear communications

with external collaboration partners are all essential skills for this


Siemens Healthcare

Laboratory is one of 160 Siemens research centers around the world employing

27,800 researchers and developers. It is a center of excellence for clinical

laboratory science, molecular virology and precision medicine.

SHL R&D provides our

pharmaceutical industry partners and molecular services customers with

expertise in development of new and unique diagnostic tests that enable

physicians to treat patients more effectively.



Senior Scientist will be responsible for design and implementation of prototype

assays, leading optimization and performance verification studies, documentation

and communication of results, and coordination of test method transfer to

clinical operations


responsibilities include training and oversight of junior scientists,

troubleshooting of technical issues, and ensuring compliance with applicable

quality and regulatory requirements

**RequiredKnowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**


degree in a relevant scientific field is required. 5+ years of experience is

expected. An advanced degree may be substituted for a portion of required

working experience in the IVD or clinical laboratory industry


handson experience in design and prototyping of molecular tests and

immunoassays; excellent communications and technical writing skills; and

ability to work in a team environment are required

**PreferredKnowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**


technical expertise includes nucleic acid extraction from blood cells,

plasma/serum, and FFPE tissue; insitu and invitro analysis of DNA, RNA and

proteins; and singlecell analytical techniques or targeted enrichment

strategies for subsequent analysis by genomic or proteomic platforms


skills include design and optimization of hybrid-capture methods; DNA

sequencing data analysis and applications programming; data quality assessment and

error correction; and mutation analysis in heterogeneous samples such as tumors

or viral quasi-species


knowledge of clinical laboratory testing is an advantage


and certification in histology or molecular pathology is a plus


knowledge of oncology, virology, immunology, cardiovascular disease, neurology,

or other medical fields of application for molecular diagnostics is preferred.


**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

**EEO is the Law**

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**

Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .


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