Scientist (Molecular Biology)-PCR

Employer
Kelly
Location
San Bruno, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 28, 2021
Closes
Aug 26, 2021
Ref
2344589858
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Scientist (Molecular Biology), San Carlos, CA

Direct Hire

*Essential Responsibilities: *

-Invent and develop novel molecular biology techniques related to DNA assembly.

-Work closely with engineers and external partners to develop protocols for gene synthesis on microfluidic platforms.

-Lead the molecular biology efforts through the process scale-up, validation and commercialization stages of the project.

-Develop analytical methodologies to aid product development and work closely with bioinformatics to develop sequencing-based QC techniques.

-Develop protocols into reproducible standard operating procedures suitable for commercial release and support product documentation.

*Requirements:*

-Ph.D. in chemistry, molecular biology, synthetic biology or a related field.

-Deep expertise in molecular biology techniques. Particularly PCR, gene manipulation, DNA analysis and purification.

-Experience in solid phase assay chemistry, preferably related to nucleic acid immobilization and amplification.

-Previous experience in devising, troubleshooting and optimizing protocols for molecular biology workflows on automated instrumentation.

-Strong track record of working in a highly collaborative environment on multidisciplinary projects.

-Self-starter, with a strong passion for developing and implementing new molecular biology techniques.

*Preferred Candidate Qualifications: *

-In-depth knowledge of PCR based gene assembly techniques.

-In-depth knowledge of PCR troubleshooting of highly multiplexed systems and previous experience with commercialization of PCR based assays.

-Experience working with biochemical assays on microfluidic devices, especially reactions on solid supports.

-Basic scripting skills in Python.

-Working knowledge of synthetic biology techniques, especially de novo gene synthesis, and strong understanding of synthetic biology applications.

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