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Scientist II, Cell Biology


PDS Tech is seeking candidates for Scientist II role in Carlsbad, CA

How will you make an impact?

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.

What will you do? 
Successful candidates will have a strong cell biology experience with a background in genome editing applications including hands-on experience in mammalian cell culture, handling large cloning projects, and functional protein activity screens. The candidate will work independently in a fast-paced environment with very supportive teammates.

  • Work with the team to design 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 Client 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

How will you get here?
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 characterization experience is preferred. Prior industrial experience is desirable.

  • Strong mammalian cell culture experience in multiple cell lines, including primary T cells
  • Cell transfection experience
  • Cloning experience (standard cloning, PCR, mutagenesis, sequencing)
  • Experience with genome editing (CRISPR, etc)
  • Experience with in vitro transcription, working with mRNA

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Have a positive attitude, with the ability to learn new techniques quickly
  • Demonstrated ability to generate reliable and repeatable data
  • Perform standard laboratory math calculations and solutions/media preparation
  • Maintain a detailed lab notebook and present your findings in a group setting
  • Proven proficiency in data analysis, research design, troubleshooting, and the evaluation of new techniques and procedures for manufacturing reagents, systems, products or technologies

Job Number: 2010115483
Job Location: Carlsbad, CA
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 06/22/2020
Attention: Jordan Smith
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
800 Phone: 866/224-2745

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