Scientist Microbiome: Germany

QIAGEN offers a position of a Senior Scientist.

Position Description

  • Development of innovative life science products and technologies for nucleic acid extraction, especially as they relate to the microbiome field
  • Collaboration within interdisciplinary project teams and across company functions
  • Project management with internal and external project partners
  • Scientific presentation and documentation of R&D results, internally and externally
  • Launching new products to market in including technical customer support
  • Life cycle management and technical support for existing product lines
  • Managing and mentoring junior scientific staff
  • Active networking with key opinion leaders in the field of microbiome

Position Requirements

  • Scientific degree (PhD) in biology, microbiology, immunology or a related field
  • Comprehensive knowledge of modern molecular biology techniques, in particular nucleic acid purification and amplification technologies
  • Extensive laboratory experience with molecular biology techniques
  • Specific experience with microbiology, metagenomics and bioinformatics
  • Strong technical writing and presentation skills, for both internal and external audiences
  • Knowledge or prior experience in project management is a plus
  • Experience as independent postdoc in academia or industry is a plus

Personal Requirements

  • Fluent in German and English, both spoken and written
  • Excellent written and oral communication of research results
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Independent, self-motivated, and team-oriented
  • Willingness to travel (up to 10%)
  • Ability to be flexible and creative, and work in a fast-paced research environment
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