Research Associate / Scientist, Protein Science

Menlo Park, CA, United States
Mar 03, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
Pacific Biosciences is seeking a Research Associate/Scientist (level commensurate with experience) to work in an interdisciplinary team developing enzymatic reactions for our DNA sequencing system. Duties will include primarily laboratory work along with experimental design, data analysis, and presentation of results with limited supervision. Experience with automated liquid handling systems and database management are beneficial.

All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional tasks and responsibilities.

Position Requirements:
  • Masters or PhD in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biophysics, or a related field
  • Technical proficiency in general laboratory practices and record keeping
  • Experience with biochemical assay development and execution
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Effective communication and the ability to work within a collaborative team environment
  • High level of curiosity and a desire to learn more about the fundamentals of biochemical reactions and enzyme function

Question for applicant, please answer the following in your cover letter:
  1. Describe an exciting scientific problem that you have worked on and what aspects of it you found most appealing.
  2. What aspects of PacBio technology are you most interested in?

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability, gender identity, and sexual orientation.