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Scientist II, Molecular Biology

Employer
PDS Tech, Inc.
Location
Austin County, Texas, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 1, 2021

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Sector
Academic / Research, Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Informatics / GIS
Discipline
Genetics, Biology
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Scientist II, Molecular Biology in Austin, TX.

Description:
  • We are seeking a creative and motivated Scientist II to join our rapidly growing 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
Responsibilities:
  • Successful 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
  • The candidate will work independently in a fast-paced environment with very supportive teammates. Independently designs 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 in accordance with relevant cient required standards
  • Presents data at scientific conferences (external and internal) Interacts closely with other internal departments (i.e., Marketing, Business Development, Quality, Operations and/or Technical Services)
  • Complies with all company safety, training, and quality regulations


Requirements:
  • A Master's degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, or a related discipline and 1-2 plus years of lab experience is required
  • Alternately, a Bachelor's degree with 3 plus years of experience is acceptable
  • Protein evolution/characterization experience is preferred
  • Prior industrial experience is desirable
  • Strong cloning experience (standard cloning, PCR, mutagenesis, sequencing)
  • Experience in characterizing proteins (PAGE gels, functional assays, etc)
  • Experience in protein purification (AKTA) is desired
  • Background in working with proteins and bacterial functional screens
  • Proven proficiency in data analysis, research design, troubleshooting, and the evaluation of new techniques and procedures for manufacturing reagents, systems, products or technologies


PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:
  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit www.pdstech.com

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