Microbiologist - Experienced

Employer
Pace Analytical Services, LLC
Location
Marion County, Indiana, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 16, 2021
Closes
Jul 30, 2021
Ref
2321266005
Discipline
Genetics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
OVERVIEW:
The scientist will use broad knowledge of microbiological sciences and genetics to improve industrial Streptomyces strains. Will also develop a deeper understanding of natural product biosynthesis during fermentation of various Streptomyces species.Note: This position is expected to last 12 months.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Identify process improvement opportunities through data collection, mining, observation, and technical report writing in collaboration with senior scientists and techniciansEnsure all experiments are well designed and documented with clear objectivesTechnically design and execute genetic engineering experimentsAseptically work with different bacteriaManage small-scale fermentation and additional laboratory projects, as requiredResponsible for mentoring, training and scientific development of junior scientist and technicians through sharing best practices on laboratory operations, reviewing technical data and informationAccurately document work in electronic notebook and/or batch recordsWrite and present technical summaries in reports and at department technical meetings and reviewsCollaborate technically with scientist in supported manufacturing areas sharing key learnings

QUALIFICATIONS:
BS in Microbiology, Biology, Biochemistry, or a related major AND 5+ years POST academic experience in microbiology or genetic engineering OR MS in Microbiology, Biology, Biochemistry or a related major AND 5+ years academic experience in microbiology or genetic engineeringPrevious laboratory experience including: PCR, primer desing cloning, restriction digestion, DNA isolation, microscope, bacterial culturing in liquid and on solid media, etcCandidates must have experience in experiment designCandidates must demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skillsTechnically inquisitive, attentive to detail and must exhibit good problem solving skillsHigh learning agility, able to multitask, and able to prioritize activitiesAble to work independently and collaboratively with othersDemonstrated strong communication skills, both oral and writtenDemonstrated problem solving abilitiesThe candidate should be acquainted with basic statistics and be proficient with the use of Microsoft software productsIND1

About SPS at Pace Analytical:
Our Scientific Professional Services division partners with companies that have scientific needs both inside and outside of the laboratory. We hire quality candidates for our lab and regulatory teams so that our customers have an elite workforce supporting their company. Our Scientific Recruiters are passionate about finding a position that is the right fit for you. Were proud to offer careers that are both challenging and meaningful- as well as a comprehensive benefits package to all of our regular, full-time employees. If you work with us, youll be part of a dynamic team focused on delivering science better.

OFCCP Statement:
Pace Analytical is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, age, religion, sex, veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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