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Principal Scientist I/II

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Company: Roche

Location: Pleasanton, CA

Date Posted: May 20, 2014

Source: Roche

2768966754
Principal Scientist I/IIWho we are
At Roche, 85,000 people across 150 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, weve become one of the worlds leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.
The Position
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Expertise in molecular diagnostics of infectious diseases, especially Virology virus desired paired with management experience of small research groups. Nucleic acid based technology background including PCR assay design experience for infectious disease agents is essential. Next-generation sequencing experiencing is highly desirable. Computational expertise to analyse large sequence datasets, and/or programming skills a plus.
* Manages a distinct area(s) with subordinates. Responsible for establishing plans for area(s) of responsibility with input from senior management. Focused on deliverables of own distinct area(s) ensuring that its objectives are aligned with broader areas objectives. Conceives, plans and conducts advanced independent Research/Development experiments from project inception ...

2768966754
Principal Scientist I/IIWho we are
At Roche, 85,000 people across 150 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, weve become one of the worlds leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.
The Position
*
Expertise in molecular diagnostics of infectious diseases, especially Virology virus desired paired with management experience of small research groups. Nucleic acid based technology background including PCR assay design experience for infectious disease agents is essential. Next-generation sequencing experiencing is highly desirable. Computational expertise to analyse large sequence datasets, and/or programming skills a plus.
* Manages a distinct area(s) with subordinates. Responsible for establishing plans for area(s) of responsibility with input from senior management. Focused on deliverables of own distinct area(s) ensuring that its objectives are aligned with broader areas objectives. Conceives, plans and conducts advanced independent Research/Development experiments from project inception through product launch and field support, defining project milestones and applying advanced scientific knowledge to complete projects. Designs experiments to test hypothesis related to project outcomes, and analyzes and interprets data/results. Recommends new or creative approaches, and/or expansion or curtailment of investigations based on experimental data or new scientific information arising from area of responsibility. Participates in project planning, process updates, and experimental design. Assumes responsibility for timely completion of projects, ensuring activities are consistent with project critical path and responding appropriately to changing priorities. Ensures technical activities under delegated supervision are conducted within internal and external guidelines and regulations. Interacts with other departments to further project goals.
* Accurately and consistently records experimental methods, materials and results in electronic laboratory notebooks. Analyzes data, evaluates results, forms conclusions, and determines future experiments.
* Presents findings or comprehensive project status reviews at internal seminars/meetings Applies advanced technical writing skills to produce reports and documents. Prepares summaries, internal reports, presentations, manuscripts, etc.
* Has expertise in own discipline which is recognized outside of RMD (but within Roche). Applies expertise to set direction and resolve problems for own team and or supervisors.
* Positions with people management responsibility have full HR responsibility for direct and indirect reports which includes hiring/firing recommendations, interviewing, selection, performance feedback, discipline, pay decisions and handling employee grievances/complaints.
* Works on complex problems requiring significant analysis and evaluation of intangible variables; may refer to established precedents and policies.
* Frequent contact with external resources and contacts at various management levels concerning operations or scheduling of specific phases of projects.
* Provides input to budget and helps to allocate expenditures efficiently for activities individual manages. Forecasts resource needs. Identifies opportunies to reduce costs.
* Sets goals that have short-term (0-3) years positive impact on team members and the organization.
* Positions with people management responsibility have full HR responsibility for direct and indirect reports which includes hiring/firing recommendations, interviewing, selections, performance feedback, discipline, pay decisions and handling employee grievances/complaints.Who you are
Youre someone who wants to influence your own development. Youre looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies.

Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

Qualifications:
* Bachelors in Biological/Life Sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field,Ph.D. preferred.
* Minimum 7 years relevant industry experience,8-10 years preferred.
* Experience in assay optimization, experimental design, versatile laboratory practice, data analysis, and data and concept presentation. For Development, FDA product regulatory experience desired. Experience in quality systems regulations. Demonstrates basic understanding of other scientific disciplines.
The next step is yours. To apply today, click on the "Apply online" button below.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status.
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* Job functionResearch
* LocationUnited States

California Pleasanton
* Company/ DivisionDiagnostics
* ScheduleFull-time
* Job typeRegular Employee
* Job levelIndividual Contributor
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