BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for San Diego's Scientific community. We are currently looking for a Research Associate to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company.
We are seeking a motivated and results-driven research associate with 1-3 years of laboratory experience in protein or enzyme expression field. This position will work within a small team to provide support for enzyme production project effort within the laboratory. The team member will be involved in the execution of efforts at the bench, the analysis of generated data and results, and the communication of these activities to team members and relevant individuals.
Knowledge and Skills: The candidate should have 1-3 years experience utilizing general culture growth and biochemical techniques at the bench with an emphasis on protein expression. These skills include;
Experience with aseptic techniques, growth and manipulation of bacteria and yeast
Experience with DNA and Protein (SDS-PAGE) gel electrophoresis and analysis
General knowledge and experience with microbial protein expression techniques
Experience with enzyme assay and purification a plus
Proficiency using Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and fast-paced environment, both independently and in a team setting.
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
Flexibility, creativity and detailed scientific approach required to multi-task, achieve targets, and maintain detailed records of activities.
Strict attention to detail and highly organized.
A Bachelorâ€™s degree in biology or related sub-field of biology is required. One to three years of experience conducting research involving general molecular biology and biochemical skills.