Scientist III, Protein Biology

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Employer
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location
Carlsbad, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Closes
Jun 15, 2021
Ref
2202369837
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Job Title: Scientist III, Protein Biology R&D
Requisition ID: 126231BR
When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, 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.
Location/Division Specific Information
Carlsbad, CA | Biosciences
How will you make an impact?
Be part of the genome engineering revolution. This scientist will develop tools and techniques to support genome engineering. This scientist will be expected to work in a highly collaborative team environment, supporting some projects with some supervision of a senior scientist and leading some projects independently. Projects may include, but not be limited to, cloning, purification and characterization of proteins, developing gene editing strategies in various cell lines, and developing assays to monitor editing.
What will you do?
- Protein engineering (experience in improving enzyme function)
- Genomic editing (TALEN and CRISPR based editing, design and implementation)
- Molecular biology:
- Plasmid subcloning, DNA preparations, sequencing, in vitro transcription of RNA, PCR
- Generation of genome engineering tools
- Mammalian cell culture (Culture of many cell types)
- This individual will also be expected to support and participate in R&D and project management meetings.
- Responsible for supporting or executing these plans to meet agreed upon deliverables and timelines
How will you get here?
Education
- Master's in relevant course work with a minimum of 2+ years industry experience
- PhD in cellular biology, molecular biology, immunology or other relevant disciplines (preferred)
Experience
- 3+ years or protein engineering
- 5+ years of experience in molecular biology techniques (DNA/RNA/protein)
- 2+ years of experience in mammalian cell culture
- 4+ years of overall research experience
- Protein engineering/design
- Protein biochemistry
- Complicated design and cloning of DNA constructs
- Genome engineering (CRISPR, TALEN, ZFN)
- Mammalian cell culture and transfection
- Engineer/evolve proteins in a high-throughput setting
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
- Observe deviations from the expected outcomes and trouble-shoot
- Succeed with a moderate level of supervision and guidance
- Design and plan experiments independently
- Participate in a strong teamwork orientation with demonstrable skills
- Maintain a detailed lab notebook and present your findings in a group setting
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.
Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com
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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.

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