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Research Scientist/Scientist - Biotech

Avirmax, Inc.
25503 Whitesell St, Hayward, CA 94545
Full-time, Contract

Location

25503 Whitesell St, Hayward, CA 94545

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

Avirmax is a leading preclinical stage company that leverages its expertise in precision protein engineering and Bac-to-AAV technologies to enable the discovery and development of AAV-mediated gene therapies. We have demonstrated our high yield AAV production and a series of AAV capsid structures for specific selectivity to retina tissues which enables to explore the AAV mediated gene therapy in ophthalmology.

We are seeking a highly motivated Research Scientist with a strong background in protein biochemistry to join our R&D team. This position will provide the candidate an opportunity to perform a wide range of activities and to expand/learn new techniques.

Ph.D. with >2 years of relevant working experience

Experience: It requires a Ph.D. with >2 years of relevant experience in biochemistry, molecular and cell biology and other biological sciences.

Motivation: She/he should be highly motivated in an entrepreneurship environment. She/he will work on AAV-mediated biotherapeutic innovation and development.

Initiative: He/she is able to initiate projects under minimal supervision, executes and delivers results on timely manner.

Knowledge: depth knowledge in biological sciences and apply to daily work. He/she is capable problem solving independently; Familiar with a variety of the concepts, practices, and procedures in biological experiment design and execution.

Skill: Very skillful in designing and interpret data independently; Specific hands-on skills includes cloning and expression of protein in mammalian, insect and microbial systems at lab or pilot scales. Isolation and purification of protein from cell cultures, characterization of protein using in vitro assays. The candidates with prior research experience in neovascularization and receptor tyrosine kinase regulation is a plus.

Leadership: May lead a research team and report to management on key findings of market research initiatives conducted for major biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and healthcare organizations relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. May lead and direct the work of others.

Direction: A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

Communication: Effective communication within the project team, company, and outside activities.

Report: write fluently SOPs, experiment reports, internal reports and draft of publications, patents and clear demonstration in public.

Avirmax is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA).

Avirmax Inc. offers competitive incentive option plan, medical insurance, dental and vision programs.

Job Type: Full-time

Location:

  • Hayward, CA 94545 (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Hayward, CA 94545: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Education:

  • Doctorate (Required)

Experience:

  • Biochemistry: 1 year (Required)
  • Laboratory Experience: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: One location