Biophysicist

Location
Cardea Research Facilities at Keck Graduate Institute
Salary
Market competitive plus generous benefits
Posted
May 03, 2021
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
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.