Senior Scientist, Directed Evolution
Location: Pleasant Hill
Posted on: May 15, 2022
Kelly Science and Clinical is the world's most recognized brand
in science and clinical staffing with more than 100 locations in
North America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim. Our scientists
contribute to the research and development of the next generation
of small molecule drugs, biologics and cellular therapies. Overview
We are seeking a Senior Scientist, Directed Evolution for one our
clients, a start-up biotechnology company in Berkeley, CA that is
developing a massively parallel, single-molecule protein sequencing
platform that will transform proteomics and usher in a new era of
insights into human biology and disease. The successful candidate
will possess a PhD in bioengineering, computational biology, or
related fields with an emphasis on protein structure and function.
Previous experience with high-throughput experimentation and
laboratory automation is preferred. Responsibilities
- Developing experimental and computational methods to discover
and reprogram enzyme target specificity or protein binding
- Screening and maturing protein variants using experimental
methods such as PACE, phage-display, yeast-display, or other
- Designing and developing automated high-throughput laboratory
pipelines. Analyzing high-throughput data to drive experimentation.
- PhD in bioengineering, computational biology, or related field.
Needs to be interest in working outside of one specialties:
in-depth molecular biology experience: cloning, protein
purification, next generation sequencing, qPCR, etc.
- Ideal experience with evolving enzymes for enhanced specificity
and/or specificity reprogramming.
- Experience building high-throughput automated experimental
pipelines. Experience in data-driven quantitative biology.
- Of interest, but not necessary: ability to design quantitative
protocols for use in machine learning or similar data-driven
- Experience with molecular visualization software such as PyMOL
or similar is preferred. Team player with excellent verbal and
written communication skills.
- Previous experience managing either RAs or undergraduates You
should know: Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may
be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and
governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share
more details with you during the interview process. Why Kelly - ?
Kelly - Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific
and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like
you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that
fit their skills and interests-it's the way we think job searching
should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a
professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or
two about the science market and how to get you noticed. About
Kelly - At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and
advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full
potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for
temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow
flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a
better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton
of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is
what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide
variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the
world. Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to
employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to,
minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected
veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment
Opportunity is The Law. ]]
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