R&D Specialist, Protein Expression Sciences

Tarrytown, New York
Oct 09, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

We are looking for a Research Specialist to join the Protein Expression Sciences team. The candidate will be responsible for the operation of automated liquid handlers to support our VelociMab antibody discovery efforts. In addition to experience with liquid handling platforms, the successful candidate will have experience with general molecular biology and cell biology techniques.

In this role, a typical day may include:

  • Performing high throughput molecular biology techniques including PCR, cloning, DNA isolation and Next Gen sequencing. 

  • Operating and troubleshooting automated protocols on automated systems from, but not limited to Hamilton Robotics and HighRes Biosolutions.

  • Seeding and transfecting of CHOt cell line on automated platform.

  • Data recording in ELN (electronic lab notebook) and LIMS

This role may be for you if you:

  • Enjoy working in a fast passed environment

  • Exhibit adept technical and problem-solving skills

  • Have excellent communication and organizational skills, exhibit meticulous attention to detail

  • Are comfortable working in a dynamic environment where priorities can change from day to day

To be considered for this role, you must have a B.S or M.S. in Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology, Biology or related field with 4+ years of laboratory experience. Experience with general molecular biology skills such PCR, DNA sequencing, mutagenesis, plasmid subcloning and mammalian cell transfection. Familiarity with automated liquid handlers is desired (preferably Hamilton Stars). Experience in high-throughput assays is a plus. strong communication and organizational skills are also required.