Technology Development Intern (188638)

Job Description

Seeking an intern to contribute to the Siemens Healthineers Molecular Diagnostics R&D Business located in Berkeley, CA. Must be comfortable in a fast-paced start-up environment. Contributions are expected at the individual level. 


The intern will be a member of the R&D team responsible for the development of the next generation PCR technology at the company.  The intern will participate and contribute in the following endeavors:

  • Improving efficiency of sample preparation for PCR
  • Understanding chemistries critical in sample preparation for PCR
  • Understanding of bead-polymer interactions and surface chemistries
  • Understanding of polymer behavior in solution
  • Experimental design, analysis, interpretations and reporting of results

The intern will learn how to plan, execute, optimize, and design experimental ideas in a fast paced industrial R&D.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • MS/PhD Degree in Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biophysics, Chemistry, Biology or a related field with experience in research demonstrating basic knowledge as described above
  • Good understanding of polymer properties in solution, microfluidics, suspension physics
  • Experience with: wet bench experiments, liquid handling, sample preparation for pcr
  • Ability to multi-task and to work in a fast-paced and quickly changing environment
  • Must be detail-oriented, highly organized and highly collaborative, and have the ability to work with and coordinate with members within the R&D team
  • Self-motivated



Job ID: 188638

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Student (Not Yet Graduated)

Job Type: Full-Time temporary

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