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Scientist / Senior Scientist of NGS Services



Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Passionate about precision medicine and advancing the healthcare industry?

Recent advancements in underlying technology have finally made it possible for AI to impact clinical care in a meaningful way. Tempus' proprietary platform connects an entire ecosystem of real-world evidence to deliver real-time, actionable insights to physicians, providing critical information about the right treatments for the right patients, at the right time.


  • Optimize and develop custom NGS workflows for challenging projects, including:
    • Sample preparation and nucleic acid isolations from biospecimens of limited quantities and/or degraded biospecimens
    • Custom library preparation and enrichment processes
    • Branched workflows and multiomic analysis
  • Review individual client needs / project objectives and establish a scientific approach to best meet the desired outcomes
  • Manage all studies, design/development, and test execution within assigned projects
  • Collaborate with Tempus-wide NGS product development and R&D groups including troubleshooting, emerging technology assessment, etc.
  • Mentor and direct junior scientific laboratory staff


  • Previous molecular assay development and validation experience
  • Experience in nucleic acid isolation from various biospecimen types
  • Experience in various NGS library preparation methods
  • Understanding of NGS data products and the ability to collaborate with BI analysts
  • Highly organized and systematic, superb attention to detail and ability to complete tasks with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly and adapt to new processes smoothly
  • Ph.D. and or a M.S. 5+ years experience in molecular assay development required


We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.