GRAIL is a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. GRAIL is focused on alleviating the global burden of cancer by developing pioneering technology to detect & identify multiple deadly cancer types early. The company is using the power of next-generation sequencing, population-scale clinical studies, & state-of-the-art computer science & data science to enhance the scientific understanding of cancer biology, & to develop its multi-cancer early detection blood test. GRAIL is located in Menlo Park, California. It is supported by leading global investors & pharmaceutical, technology, & healthcare companies. For more information, please visit www.grail.com
As a Research Associate 2 within the Assay R&D team, you will contribute to GRAIL's product development activities by advancing NGS assay technologies to the clinical laboratory. You will be responsible for planning & execution of assay development, verification & validation experiments under general guidance from the Position Manager. You will be expected to adhere to good laboratory practice, maintain accurate & detailed documentation, & uphold standards for a safe work environment. The ideal candidate should have experience developing assays for nucleic acid analysis, possess strong troubleshooting skills, & be a self-motivated team player.