Overview

Salary: $100,000.00 – $140,000.00

Client is seeking a Principal Scientist, Enzyme Engineering to join their team.

We are looking for a talented, highly motivated and team-oriented Scientist who is passionate about revolutionary next-generation sequencing technology. The Principal Scientist I will provide hands-on scientific and technical guidance on several ongoing projects. The candidate will be able to work with multiple cross-functional teams and also external collaborators to contribute expertise in enzymology, enzyme engineering, enzyme display methods and enzyme-nucleic acid-nucleotide interactions.

The selected candidate is expected to:

  • Provide expertise in biochemistry and protein engineering
  • Perform hands-on high-throughput screening to engineer enzymes with favorable kinetics for nanopore sequencing
  • Ph.D. in biochemistry, biophysics or related discipline
  • Technical expertise in fluorescent plate-reader assays and stop-flow kinetic assays is a must
  • Prior experience with high throughput enzyme engineering is a plus
  • Expertise in protein expression, purification, and characterization is a plus
  • Enjoys working independently under general direction in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and good team work
  • Experience with computer databases, statistical software (JMP), or computer programming languages preferred
  • Experience mentoring. managing junior scientists required.

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