Senior Technical Associate – Molecular Biology and Microbe Editing at Wisecorner labs


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“Unlock Your Potential: Senior Technical Associate – Molecular Biology and Microbe Editing”

Job Title: Senior Technical Associate – Molecular Biology and Microbe Editing

Job Overview:

We are seeking an experienced and innovative Senior Technical Associate to lead a cutting-edge project focused on molecular biology and the genetic editing of microbes. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in designing, implementing, and optimizing molecular biology techniques to engineer microbes for enhanced performance, supporting our organization’s commitment to advancing biotechnological solutions.

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Responsibilities:

  • Genetic Engineering and Editing:
    • Lead the design and execution of molecular biology experiments for the genetic modification of microbial strains.
    • Utilize advanced gene editing tools, such as CRISPR/Cas9, to engineer microbes for improved characteristics.
    • Optimize and troubleshoot gene editing protocols for various microbial species.
  • Microbial Strain Development:
    • Develop and implement strategies for the improvement of microbial strains, focusing on enhanced productivity, stability, and desired traits.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate genetic modifications into the microbial production platform.
  • Molecular Characterization:
    • Conduct molecular analyses to assess the success of genetic modifications, including PCR, qPCR, and DNA sequencing.
    • Utilize analytical techniques to characterize and quantify gene expression and protein production in engineered microbes.
  • Data Analysis and Interpretation:
    • Analyze complex molecular and genetic data sets to draw meaningful conclusions and guide further experimentation.
    • Work closely with bioinformaticians and data scientists to integrate genetic information into broader datasets.
  • Documentation and Reporting:
    • Maintain detailed records of molecular biology experiments, protocols, and outcomes.
    • Prepare comprehensive reports on project progress, highlighting key achievements and providing recommendations for optimization.
  • Collaboration and Leadership:
    • Collaborate with scientists, researchers, and engineers to integrate molecular biology findings into overall project goals.
    • Provide technical leadership, mentorship, and guidance to junior team members.
    • Contribute to project planning and strategy discussions.

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or Master’s degree in Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in genetic engineering and editing of microbial systems.
  • Proficiency in molecular biology techniques, including PCR, cloning, and DNA sequencing.
  • Experience with CRISPR/Cas9 or other gene editing technologies.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and leadership abilities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in industrial or biotech settings.
  • Familiarity with high-throughput screening techniques.
  • Knowledge of synthetic biology principles.
  • Understanding of microbial metabolism and physiology.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Collaborative and innovative work environment
  • Free Lunch and Cab service

CONTACT:

Please send your CV to [email protected]

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