Research Associate I/II, Molecular Biology

Location
94608, Emeryville
Posted
Jun 18, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

*This job is located in the East Bay*

 

BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for California's Scientific community. We are currently looking for multiple Research Associates to work for a leading Bay Area biotechnology company.

 

 

Research Associate I/II

 

SUMMARY:

Support method development for high throughput strain engineering.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build DNA assemblies
  • DNA analysis and design
  • Microbial transformation and culturing
  • QC strains by performing PCR, DNA and protein electrophoresis, western blotting, and spectrophotometry
  • Media and buffer preparation
  • Document and communicate results

REQUIREMENTS:

  • BS/MS in molecular biology, biochemistry, microbiology, bioengineering, or closely related discipline
  • At least 1 year of relevant research experience
  • Hands-on experience with techniques such as: cell culture (bacteria, yeast or mammalian), cloning, PCR, DNA assembly, DNA sequencing sample prep, microbial transformation, bench-scale fermentation
  • Ability to troubleshoot
  • Experience with liquid handling robotics preferred
  • Experience with advanced techniques such as Golden Gate assembly, Gibson assembly, and/or CRISPR is a plus