Senior Scientist - Applications

Mountain View, CA /
Biology /
Deepcell is an early-stage Stanford spin-off company that has developed a unique platform for use in research, diagnostic testing, and therapeutics. It uses deep learning, microfluidics, and genetics to identify and extract live, single cells based on visual features. Come join Deepcell and make a difference! We're a small team of stellar innovators in biomedical engineering, artificial intelligence, and molecular biology. Our technology has won multiple prestigious awards and is backed by top-tier venture capitalists in Silicon Valley including Andreessen Horowitz and Bow Capital.  
 
The Senior Scientist at Deepcell will work with a multidisciplinary team to generate proof-of-concept data and develop biological applications through internal technology development and external collaborations. The ideal candidate has a deep understanding of biology at the cellular and molecular level, and a passion for applying new technologies to different areas of biology.  

Responsibilities:

    • PhD in the biological sciences (e.g. cancer biology, immunology, neuroscience, developmental biology or similar)
    • 2-3 years of industry experience in fields such as cytometry, single-cell multi-omics, cell therapy, and diagnostics  
    • Experience in driving internal R&D projects and engaging with external collaborations.
    • Excellent communication skills and experience working in a cross functional team environment
    • Highly motivated, proactive and flexible in changing direction and priorities
    • Maintains strong understanding of state-of-the-art science and technology development in relevant fields

Key Qualifications:

    • PhD in the biological sciences (e.g. cancer biology, immunology, neuroscience, developmental biology or similar)
    • 2-3 years of industry experience in fields such as cytometry, single-cell multi-omics, cell therapy, and diagnostics  
    • Experience in driving internal R&D projects and engaging with external collaborations.
    • Excellent communication skills and experience working in a cross functional team environment
    • Highly motivated, proactive and flexible in changing direction and priorities
    • Maintains strong understanding of state-of-the-art science and technology development in relevant fields

Additional Desirable Skills:

    • Expertise in the following cell biology technologies: flow cytometry, cell sorting, microscopy. 
    • Experience with single-cell genomics technologies such as 10X, BD Rhapsody, Drop-seq…etc. 
    • Expertise in different sample preparation methods (eg. Tissue dissociation)