|Reference # :||20-06435||Title :||Scientist II|
|Location :||Carlsbad, CA|
|Experience Level :||Start Date / End Date :||07/01/2020 / 12/31/2020|
|Scientist II, Cell Biology|
When you're part of the team at ***, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.
How will you make an impact?
We are seeking a creative and motivated Scientist II to join our rapidly growing genome engineering team. The candidate will be responsible for developing new products and will work closely with cross-functional teams including Bioinformatics, Marketing, Technical Service and/or Operations.
What will you do?
Successful candidates will have a strong cell biology experience with a background in genome editing applications including hands-on experience in mammalian cell culture, handling large cloning projects, and functional protein activity screens. The candidate will work independently in a fast-paced environment with very supportive teammates.
Work with the team to design experimental plans, analyzes experimental data, generates laboratory protocols, and writes technical reports, quantitative analyses, and product summaries
Troubleshoots and solves difficult problems in the design/execution of development projects
Investigates, creates, and incorporates new methods and technologies to improve the effectiveness of development workflows
Maintains accurate lab notebook to support protection of intellectual property in accordance with relevant required standards
Presents data at scientific conferences (external and internal)
Interacts closely with other internal departments (i.e., Marketing, Business Development, Quality, Operations and/or Technical Services)
Complies with all company safety, training, and quality regulations
How will you get here?
A Master's degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, or a related discipline and 1-2 plus years of lab experience is required. Alternately, a Bachelor's degree with 3 plus years of experience is acceptable. Protein characterization experience is preferred. Prior industrial experience is desirable.
Strong mammalian cell culture experience in multiple cell lines, including primary T cells
Cell transfection experience
Cloning experience (standard cloning, PCR, mutagenesis, sequencing)
Experience with genome editing (CRISPR, etc)
Experience with in vitro transcription, working with mRNA
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Have a positive attitude, with the ability to learn new techniques quickly
Demonstrated ability to generate reliable and repeatable data
Perform standard laboratory math calculations and solutions/media preparation
Maintain a detailed lab notebook and present your findings in a group setting
Proven proficiency in data analysis, research design, troubleshooting, and the evaluation of new techniques and procedures for manufacturing reagents, systems, products or technologies