Pace Analytical

  • Research Scientist

    Job Locations US-MN-Plymouth
    ID
    2018-2608
    # of Openings
    0
    Category
    Science
  • Overview

     

    Note: Pace Analytical frequently hires Research Scientists and this posting is for future positions that are not open yet. These positions are expected to last 6-12 months. Please apply if interested in hearing about future Research Scientist positions.
     

     

    This Research Scientist will primarily be responsible for creating and evaluating new yeast strains under direct supervision of the lead investigator.

    Responsibilities

    Use the following techniques:

    • Gene cloning
    • Plasmid construction and purification
    • Yeast and bacterial transformation
    • Restriction enzyme digestion
    • DNA and protein gel electrophoresis
    • PCR, qRT-PCR, and small scale fermentations (microtiter, mini-vials, and shake flasks)
    • Enzyme assay and assay development 

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in  Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, or related field
    • 2 years or more of relevant work experience
    • Experience in molecular biology working with plasmid cloning, plasmid prep, sequencing, PCR, electrophoresis
    • Experience in enzymology doing purification, quantification, and enzyme assays 
    • Experience in fermentation with shake flasks 
    • Experience with Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint 
    • Experience Molecular Biology software such as VectorNTI and Clonemanager

    Preferred:

    • Experience working with high throughput systems
    • Microscopy experience

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