Scientist III in Carlsbad, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Carlsbad, CA
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    8/28/2018
  • Job ID:
    129182
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    714-921-7460

Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is seeking a Scientist lll, Molecular Biology in the Carlsbad CA area

Candidates will work with the 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.

Candidate responsibilities

Candidates will have a strong molecular biology experience with a background in protein engineering applications including hands-on experience in protein purification, protein expression, and functional protein activity screens.

  • 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
  • Independently designs experimental plans, analyzes experimental data, generates laboratory protocols, and writes technical reports, quantitative analyses, and product summaries

Job Requirements

A PhD with 1 plus years of relevant experience or a Master's degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, or a related discipline and 3 plus years of lab experience is required. Protein evolution/characterization experience is preferred. Prior industrial experience is desirable

  • Strong cloning experience (standard cloning, PCR, mutagenesis, sequencing)
  • Experience with cell culture (sterile technique, maintaining cell lines, transfecting mammalian cell lines)
  • Experience with protein functional analysis (Activity assays, western blots, immunocytochemistry)
  • Protein evolution (screens, library design, analysis)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Experience with bacterial screening systems
  • Background in genome engineering or protein characterization
  • Proven proficiency in data analysis, research design, troubleshooting, and the evaluation of new techniques and procedures for manufacturing reagents, systems, products or techno

Volt is an equal opportunity Employer