Scientist/Staff Scientist

Maravai LifeSciences
San Diego, California
Oct 10, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

TriLink Biotechnologies is seeking a Scientist or Staff Scientist to join our team. TriLink is a leader in the areas of oligonucleotide and messenger RNA manufacturing and is at the forefront of exciting new therapeutic areas such as gene editing, gene replacement and self-amplifying vaccines. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of prior molecular biology lab experience and/or chromatography experience and be able to design and execute experiments and interpret data independently. The ideal candidate will be, well organized, able to work both independently and with a team and able and meet project timelines.

Responsibilities include:



  • Development and implementation of new processes and process improvements.
  • Prepare for experiments by reviewing schedule; studying and clarifying specifications; calculating requirements; assembling materials and supplies
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment.
  • Able to follow current good manufacturing practices (cGMP), and standard operating procedures
  • Present data to group and participate in analytical discussions
  • Document research by completing forms, reports, logs, and records of equipment and batches
  • Update job knowledge by participating in training opportunities


  • A Bachelor of Science or advanced degree in a scientific field, preferably in molecular biology or chemistry
  • At least 5 years of relevant laboratory experience, preferred at least 1-2 years’ experience in a biotechnology setting.
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Results driven self-starter.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and analytical skills applied to investigations.
  • Self-motivated and able to organize and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Preferred experience: Strong chromatographic method development skills, Nucleic acid purification techniques, RNA handling using RNase free technique, Enzymatic reactions
  • Other relevant experience: PCR and Real Time PCR, Gel electrophoresis, UV Spectrophotometry, Western Blot, ELISA, Mammalian cell culture



TriLink Biotechnologies is a rapidly growing biotech firm in San Diego, CA that offers competitive wages and a full benefit package including medical, dental, vision, LTD, and a retirement plan.

TriLink is an EEO Employer.