Scientist II in Carlsbad, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/23/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Carlsbad, CA
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  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Currently seeking a Scientist II, Cell Biology for a large Scientific company in the Carlsbad CA area.

Ideal candidate 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.


  • 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


  • Master's degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, or a related discipline and 1-2 plus years of lab experience is required. A Bachelor’s degree with 3 plus years of experience is acceptable.
  • Protein characterization experience is preferred.
  • 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

Volt is an equal opportunity employer