Cardea Research Facilities at Keck Graduate Institute
Market competitive plus generous benefits
May 03, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

We are looking for an experienced and passionate Biophysicist in San Diego or Claremont, CA with 3-5 years of experience in biomolecule characterization techniques and analysis. This person will be primarily responsible to lead an interdisciplinary team to conduct electronic real-time characterization of biomolecules.

Required Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of post-doctoral (industry or academia),
  • Background in biophysics and chemistry.
  • PhD in biophysics, structural-biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, or other related engineering fields.
  • Understanding of protein structure (include statistical behavior, and mathematical description).
  • Understanding of techniques for characterizing bio-molecules such as Cryo-EM, crystallography,  single molecule biophysics.
  • Familiarity with cryo-EM and/or protein structure studies are a plus.
  • Strong data analysis skills and ability to determine next steps.
  • Experience with DOE (Design of Experiments).
  • Highly creative and inventive problem solver with a can-do attitude.
  • Eager to be part and participate in a fast pace multi-disciplinary team.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and writing skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with nanoscale sensors, single molecule experiments preferred.
  • Familiarity working with data collection systems (LabView), analyzing data sets (Python), and troubleshooting experiments.

Responsibilities, but not limited to:

  • Work independently as a discipline expert to design electronic measurement system for analyzing single-molecule experiments and help to design future experiments.
  • Work with nano-technology fabrication team.
  • Effectively work within multidisciplinary teams and routinely interact with, other departments to solve problems and devise experimental plans.
  • Develop experimental plans, deliverables and milestones.
  • Protocol development and timely delivery of experimental reports.