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US-CA-SanDiego: Senior Research Associate

Date: 24-May-2011
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Senior Research Associate I,

* Construct and isolate hosts strains (yeast, bacteria) using various cloning techniques * Cultivate small, medium scale, and HTP candidate strains for screening * Characterize strains (growth, metabolite profiling…) * Work and interact on a daily schedule with the molecular biology and fermentation teams * Acquisition, evaluation, presentation of data, and creating/following * standard operating procedures

Qualifications: * BS or MS with at least 5+ years post-graduate experience, preferably in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry * Experience in isolation, culture, storage and archiving of various microorganisms * Experience in host modification and/ or bacterial recombination * Excellent laboratory skills, proficient in a wide variety of molecular biology techniques (DNA cloning, recombination, DNA isolation, etc.) * Basic understanding of fermentation (small scale) is helpful * Very good computer skills, able to manage, organize, and critically evaluate data * Excellent organization and communication skills (both written and oral) absolutely required * Must be self motivated able to work independently and detail oriented * Able to adjust and thrive in a fast paced, dynamic, team driven work environment

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