Research Associate/Senior Research Associate

BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for San Diego's Scientific community. We are currently looking for a RA/SRA to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company.

Research Associate/Senior Research Associate

The ideal candidate will have strong practical knowledge of molecular biology techniques spanning genetics, biochemistry & microbiology disciplines.

  • Experience and demonstrated excellence at the bench conducting research and development in a team and structured program      environment.
  • Demonstrated experience with:
    • Genetic manipulation of Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic strains
    • Small scale cultivation of strains including media preparation and culture maintenance
    • Modern synthetic biology (DNA assembly, nucleic acid purification and manipulation, cloning, DNA sequencing, PCR, etc).
    • Basic molecular biology techniques (PCR, SDS-page, gene cloning, DNA sequencing, RNA isolation, Western Blotting, etc)
  • Under general direction of senior staff, has responsibility for execution of multiple experiments in support of project goals and timelines.
  • Innovative mindset with strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Generate detailed and complete notebook and communicate data to group in written and oral reports
  • Interact effectively within a multidisciplinary team

  • BS or MS degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology or a related field with a minimum of 2-5 years of experience in industry or an academic lab.
  • Experience with microbial molecular biology (i.e. transformation, clone selection, evaluation).
  • Experience with systematic execution of high-throughput/ high-dimensional experiments such as library construction and screening as part of protein engineering work flows is desirable.
  • Practical knowledge of genome engineering tools, including CRISPR-cas9, is highly desirable.
  • Proven ability to budget time and manage several distinct experiments at once
  • Eagerness to develop, learn and adopt new methods

  • Location: San Diego
  • Type: Contract to Perm
  • Job ID: BR771771118