Scientist II

Ridgefield, CT 06877

Posted: 10/02/2018 Industry: Biotech/R&D/Science Job Number: 47431
Duties
  • Perform essential molecular biology experiments that will support the generation of new and novel biotherapeutic drugs.
  • Plan and execute molecular biology experiments, interpret the results and propose next steps.
  • Implement new technologies such as high throughput cloning of antibody genes into expression vectors
  • Analysis of DNA sequence after cloning
  • Using Genedata Biologics database for entry of sequences and vector maps
  • Work closely with other areas in the department to communicate timelines and coordinate activities
  • Contributes to lab organization, reagent tracking and group administration.
  • Compliance with all applicable regulations; Ensure that work performed is conducted in a safe and compliant manner
  • Maintenance of proper records in accordance with SOPs and policies.
  • Present results in group meetings.
Skills
  • Solid background in molecular biology.
  • Knowledge of antibody structure and function.
  • Hands-on molecular biology cloning techniques including Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), recombinant DNA technology, DNA digestion, gel purification, running agarose and SDS-PAGE gels.
  • Knowledge of Lasergene core suite, Vector NTI and sequence analysis software such as GeneCodes Sequencher is desirable
  • Knowledge of database such as GDB or ProteinWorks is desirable
  • Ability to work within a highly collaborative team environment and multi task.
Education
  • Requires a Master' s degree plus 0-2 year industry experience in molecular biology or a Bachelor' s degree plus 6-8 years industry experience in related field or equivalent.
Required Skills: MOLECULAR BIOLOGY CLONING PCR RECOMBINANT DNA ELISA ASSAYS Additional Skills: DNA ELECTROPHORESIS MICROSOFT OFFICE DNA SEQUENCING

Mark Sereduk

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