BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for San Diego's Scientific community. We are currently looking for a Sr. Research Associate to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company.
Sr. Research Associate
This Senior Research Associate will provide support to the Discovery group focused in isolating and characterizing microbes for commercially relevant end-points as well as nucleic acids from plant-associated microbes
Conduct research contributing to a commercially-viable process for plant-associated microbes.
Provide support in the establishment of a high throughput microbial cultivation using cell sorting.
Provide support in the isolation of nucleic acids from plant-associated microbes.
Knowledge and proficiency in aseptic techniques.
Experience handling bacteria and fungi.
Monitor growth of isolated strains by microscopy and flow cytometry.
Track isolated strains and enter information in databases.
Maintain a culture of safety in the laboratories and scaled facilities.
Comply with company policies including observance of US and California laws and regulations.
Comply with all safety policies and practices.
Bachelors Degree in Microbiology, Biotechnology or related field with 5-8 years, or a Masters Degree with 2 years relevant laboratory experience.
Demonstrated experience handling bacteria and fungi.
Hands-on expertise and proficiency in flow cytometry and high speed cell sorting is essential.
Knowledge and familiarity with automated liquid handling stations.
Excellent communication skills.
High degree of motivation.
Hands-on experience in operation of automated laboratory equipment (Biomek, etc.).
BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for San Diego's Scientific community. The goal of BioPhase is to...