Scientist II, Molecular Biology


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Scientist II, Molecular Biology

Austin, Texas Contract Job ID: 2110144062
Estimated Duration: 12 months

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Description
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Scientist II, Molecular Biology in Austin, TX.

Description:
  • The candidate will be responsible for developing new products and will work closely with cross-functional teams including Bioinformatics, Marketing, Technical Service and/or Operations
  • Successful candidates will have a strong molecular biology experience with a background in protein engineering applications including hands-on experience in protein purification, protein expression, and functional protein activity screens
  • The candidate will work independently in a fast-paced environment with very supportive teammates
  • Independently designs experimental plans, analyzes experimental data, generates laboratory protocols, and writes technical reports, quantitative analyses, and product summaries
  • Troubleshoots and solves difficult problems in the design/execution of development projects
  • Investigates, creates, and incorporates new methods and technologies to improve the effectiveness of development workflows
  • Maintains accurate lab notebook to support protection of intellectual property in accordance with relevant client required standards
  • Presents data at scientific conferences (external and internal) Interacts closely with other internal departments (i.e., Marketing, Business Development, Quality, Operations and/or Technical Services)
  • Complies with all company safety, training, and quality regulations


 
Qualifications
Requirements:
  • A Master's degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, or a related discipline and 1-2 plus years of lab experience is required
  • Alternately, a Bachelor's degree with 3 plus years of experience is acceptable
  • Protein evolution/characterization experience is preferred
  • Prior industrial experience is desirable
  • Strong cloning experience (standard cloning, PCR, mutagenesis, sequencing)
  • Experience in characterizing proteins (PAGE gels, functional assays, etc)
  • Experience in protein purification (AKTA) is desired
  • Background in working with proteins and bacterial functional screens
  • Proven proficiency in data analysis, research design, troubleshooting, and the evaluation of new techniques and procedures for manufacturing reagents, systems, products or technologies
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit www.pdstech.com

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PDS Tech, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.
If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please click here or call 1-800-270-4737 to contact us. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

The law requires PDS Tech, Inc. to post a notice describing the Federal laws prohibiting job discrimination. For information regarding your legal rights and protections, please click on the following links: EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement

PDS Tech, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay. Please see the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision for more information.

As a Federal Contractor, PDS Tech, Inc. is required to participate in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.
For information please click on the following link: E-Verify