Scientist I in Carlsbad, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/29/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Carlsbad, CA
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    5/29/2018
  • Job ID:
    114340
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    (714) 921-8003

Job Description

SCIENTIST NEEDED IN CARLSBAD!!

Position Objective

This scientist will execute service-based projects that primarily consist of genome engineering tool generation using the cutting-edge cloning and genomic engineering techniques from the company's portfolio.  This scientist will be expected to support projects and lead projects by leading cloning, sequencing, virus generation, and bio-informatics with an extensive use of automated liquid handling and laboratory information management systems.  This scientist will act in a highly collaborative manner with the rest of the team through design, sequencing, analysis and large-scale manipulations of projects.  Projects may include, but not be limited to subcloning, plasmid preparations, in vitro transcription of RNA, lentiviral production; these projects may be driven by internal project design or by external collaborations.

Scope of Need

The successful individual will directly interact with R&D scientists and project management to execute a large number of specific project workplans.  The scientist will be responsible for executing portions of these plans to meet agreed upon deliverables and timelines.  These activities will require a high level of independence as well as the ability to work in a highly cooperative team.

Education:

Candidates with a bachelor’s degree will be considered.

Experience:

Required:          1+ year experience in cell culture

Required:          experience in automation for liquid handling

Preferred:         experience in flow cytometry

Preferred:         experience in cloning

Preferred:         experience in industry

Preferred:         experience DNA sequencing

Preferred:         experience with bio-informatics/LIMS

VOLT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER