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Scientist II, Binding Analysis
At Lyell, our vision is to develop curative cell-based immunotherapies for solid tumor cancers. We have innovative science originating from our founder’s world class labs and a unique and disruptive approach to research and development. Our company is first and foremost focused on understanding the science. We are a learning organization, dependent on deep collaborative relationships between all of our colleagues, partners and founders. Our culture is based on Respect, Science, Courage and Intensity, and it reflects who we are and the environment we are creating.
We are seeking a talented PhD-level Scientist to join our Protein and Cell Engineering group at Lyell, which applies cutting-edge protein design, high-throughput (HT) molecular biology, and next-gen sequencing to engineer CAR T cells with new functions that enable them to be effective against solid tumors.
This position will lead efforts to investigate how protein binding affinities affect function for several high-priority projects. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, creative, and able to independently generate hypotheses and design experiments. The ideal candidate will have experience with SPR/Biacore systems in an industry research setting. The candidate will collaborate closely with other members of the Protein and Cell Engineering team, as well as Lyell’s T Cell Engineering and Biology team. We are looking for candidates with initiative who will thrive in a fast-paced startup environment.
- Analyze protein binding kinetics
- Independently plan experiments and analyze data
- Generate and test new hypotheses based on experimental data
- Learn new protocols quickly and think critically
- Effectively communicate and discuss results with other scientists on the team
- Ph.D. in relevant field (e.g. Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, Immunology, Cell Biology)
- 3+ years of industry research experience
- Experience with SPR/Biacore and BLI/Octet
- Hands-on experience characterizing protein binding kinetics and determining rate constants
- Familiarity with key principles of cellular and molecular immunology
- Familiarity with protein structure and PyMOL visualization software
- Familiarity with lab automation
- Flow Cytometry
- Mammalian cell culture
At Lyell, we believe that highest performing teams include people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences who respectfully challenge each other. We are committed to building an open, diverse and inclusive culture for all employees.
We’ve learned from experience that some of the best people don’t always match our requirements perfectly - if you’re interested and think you could fit, please don’t hesitate to apply.
Lyell is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status or any other characteristics protected under applicable federal, state and local laws.
If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process or are limited or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, please contact us via our company website.
Director Of Bioanalytical Science (Ligand Binding Assay)
Do you want to watch clinical development change, or do you want to be the one to shape it?
Because we're hoping you're here for the latter.
Who are we?
We Are PRA Bioanalytical Labs, with locations in Lenexa, KS USA and Assen, Netherlands, EU.
We are part of the 16,000+ employees strong for PRA Health Sciences, operating in more than 85 countries. We are committed to saving lives and we are constantly striving to be the best at what we do. Our impact is real and we see it every single day. We help get life-saving drugs into the hands of those who need them most.
Who are you?You are a leader with a tremendous amount of scientific expertise who wants to help support and grow PRA's laboratories. In this role you will oversee the development of complex methods, ensuring the methods that are developed are rugged, robust and efficient for implementation in routine bioanalysis. You will be PRA's leading expert in Ligand Binding assays in support of pharmacokinetic and immunogenicity studies. You will be responsible for providing global scientific leadership, leading customer interface on a scientific level, laboratory strategy and innovation, leading publications and presentations in your area of expertise and interfacing with business development and marketing. You will be on the front-lines of contributing to cutting edge data from non-clinical through late-stage clinical research projects for tomorrow's most important therapies. Come join our dynamic team and be a part of the evolution of medicine; and to watch your career evolve with it!What do you need to have?
10+ years scientific leadership in a Bioanalytical or Biomarker Laboratory.
Thorough knowledge of international and national bioanalytical regulations, preferably some clinical trials development experience
Preferably knowledge of business administration principles
Read, write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language required.
Degree in biology, biochemistry, analytical chemistry, pharmacy or other laboratory related degree
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.
PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
CFD Research has an open position in our Drug Discovery Division, for a motivated researcher who enjoys both working in the lab (microbiology and synthetic biology experiments) and also computational biology (bioinformatics). Applicants should be prolific with experimental techniques required to perform the described work, including: aseptic technique, PCR, cloning, and bioinformatics. Experience with CRISPR, protein engineering, microbe engineering, and/or DNA vector design is desired.
The candidate will use skills and understanding in micro, synthetic, and molecular biology to support research focused on development of new antimicrobials and biosensors. A primary function of this position will be to isolate bacterial natural products using a functional metagenomics pipeline.
The scientist will construct metagenomic libraries from rare environmental samples, screen and test clones in various bacterial hosts using a range of different vectors (fosmids, BAC, etc.). We will be performing various experiments to advance our existing drug candidates. Additionally, we use a variety of computational methods for DNA sequence analysis, synthetic circuit design, and protein engineering to improve on our existing platform technologies.
Applicants should have a passion for research and learning. This means a desire to keep up with current research, develop new ideas, and effectively trouble shoot and problem solve. The ability to learn quickly through literature searches and work independently is a must.
Master's Degree in Biology, Chemistry, or Chemical Engineering (or similarar STEM Discipline) - PhD is a plus
Candidate MUST be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Sponsorship not available)
Candidate should have experience redesigning natural biological systems for discovery purposes (preferred candidate will have application for antimicrobials)
Experience with aseptic and other related microbiology techniques is required
Preferred candidate will have experience with antimicrobial susceptibility testing, bioinformatics, and/or CRISPR techniques
About the Company:
CFD Research is the technology leader in engineering simulations and innovative designs. Our services are used by many Fortune 500 and emerging high-tech companies, national laboratories, and universities worldwide. CFD Research develops cutting-edge technologies (software & hardware, designs and prototypes) with Federal agencies and provides the highest possible leverage to our industry partners.
CFD Research offers competitive salaries and excellent employee benefits, including an employer matching 401(k) and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). CFD Research offers a highly competitive insurance package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance. We offer company paid long-term disability, accidental death and dismemberment, and life insurance.
Performance appraisals occur each year and pay increases are based upon corporate goals, personal development, performance, and outstanding achievements. In addition, group and individual bonuses are awarded for exceptional performance.
CFDRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Synthetic Biology Research Associate
- Target Start Date May/ June 2019
LanzaTech is turning our global carbon crisis into a feedstock opportunity with the potential to displace 30% of crude oil use today and reduce global CO2 emissions by 10%. LanzaTech's carbon recycling technology is like retrofitting a brewery onto an emission source like a steel mill, but instead of using sugars and yeast to make beer, bacteria convert pollution to products! Imagine a day when you can power a plane by recycled carbon emissions, when your yoga pants or sneakers started life as pollution from a steel mill. This future is possible using LanzaTech technology. The first commercial facility is operating in China with Shougang converting steel mill emissions to ethanol. Additional commercial facilities are in development in Belgium with the world's largest steel maker, ArcelorMittal, in India with Indian Oil using refinery offgases, in South Africa with Swayana, using ferroalloy offgases and using agricultural residues with ethanol producer, Aemetis in California. LanzaTech has already produced synthetic jet fuel from recycled carbon emissions and the world first flight using recycled carbon took place in October 2018 when Virgin Atlantic flew a Boeing 747 from Orlando, Florida to London, UK.
In 2019 LanzaTech was listed in FastCompany's Top 50 Innovative Companies at #27 and #1 in the Energy Category. In 2018 and 2017, LanzaTech was recognized as the #1 Hottest company in the Advanced Bioeconomy by Biofuels Digest, the world's most widely-read bioeconomy daily. In 2017 the company was also inaugurated into the Cleantech100 Hall of Fame, having been listed in the top 100 cleantech companies over the last 7 years. In 2016, the company won the Young Global Leader Award for Circular Economy at the World Economic Forum, LanzaTech was also the top biofuels company in the 2018 and 2016 CNBC Disruptor 50 Companies list. In 2015, LanzaTech was awarded the U.S. EPA Presidential Green Chemistry Award for Greener Synthetic Pathways. The company's accomplishments were recognized through a number of prestigious awards in 2014, including the Guardian Sustainable Business Innovation Award for Carbon and Energy Management, Breakthrough Innovation Award at the Platts Global Metals Awards, and the Technical Development Award from the World Petroleum Council. In 2013, the company was named a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer.
We are searching for a Research Associate to join LanzaTech's Synthetic Biology team to work on a cross-functional team supporting our next generation sequencing (NGS), genome engineering efforts and high-throughput experimentation. This is a diverse, dynamic, team-oriented environment integrating microbiology, genomics, and molecular biology. Successful candidates will perform cutting-edge molecular biology techniques such as automated high-throughput nucleic acid extraction, library preparation for NGS, and genomic activation, repression, and modification.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Preparation of libraries for DNA and RNA sequencing;
Processing and analysis of DNA sequencing data;
Implementation of next-generation technologies that make strain engineering more efficient;
Implement next-generation nuclease technology for genomic modification;
Loading and routine operation of DNA sequencer;
High-throughput experimentation and data handling;
Isolation of DNA and RNA;
Loading and routine operation of liquid handling robots;
Maintain records and QC data in LIMS system as required;
Working in cross-disciplinary, collaborative teams;
Attend seminars and participate in group and project meetings or lab activities as required.
M.Sc. or B.Sc. (or equivalent) in Synthetic Biology, Bioengineering, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Chemical Engineering or a related field with 1-2 years of relevant experience in a laboratory setting;
Experience with DNA sequencing and sequence analysis tools;
Use of Microsoft Excel, word processing, data collaboration tools, presentation and spreadsheet applications, and familiarity with concepts in statistics and tools to analyze data;
Desire to work with robotic platforms;
Strong organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills;
High attention to detail and careful record keeping;
Independent and highly self-motivated;
Awareness of safety issues in the work environment.
Experience in biotech industry;
Experience different cloning methods such as Gibson or Golden Gate assembly and genetic tools such as CRISPR and homologous recombination;
Experience with Automation and high-throughput experimentation;
Strong computer literacy, including Office, SharePoint; Experience in scripting and working with large datasets is preferred;
Ability to conduct research independently and manage multiple tasks in parallel.
This position is open to candidates authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer. LanzaTech is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.
Synthetic Threat Environment Software Engineer
Interested in working in an area that provides a product to some of the major fighter platforms currently being flown around the world? Interested in ensuring that the warfighter has the latest and greatest capabilities at their fingertips?
If so, the Combat Environment Simulation (CES) team is looking for several Software Engineers to be part of a dynamic team that models the constructive environments in support of flight training devices for several fixed wing fighter programs. The final product is utilized by experienced instructors to create realistic and high fidelity training scenarios to simulate real-world combat scenarios in order to maintain mission readiness and train the next generation of fighter pilots. Engineers on this team are responsible for all phases of the modeling lifecycle including derived requirements, architecture, design, implementation and test.
This includes the tools and applications associated with the planning, operating, monitoring and controlling of a real time constructive forces simulation. They are also directly involved in planning their own work as part of the agile methodology, with a focus on technical excellence and customer satisfaction.
Please state clearance and date granted clearly at the top of resume. US Citizenship and the ability to obtain other clearances is a must.
The successful candidate will:
Have knowledge of radar, electronic warfare, infrared environment, weapon systems, physics, JMPs and MATLAB is a plus.
Have software skills, as the suite of applications this group is responsible for is varied across many software languages.
Be willing to work extended hours when needed.
Be willing to assist other members of the development team in the performance of day-to-day operations in a fast-paced agile development environment.
Occasional domestic travel may be required.
Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians.
Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.
Training and Professional Svcs
Relocation Assistance Available
Yes. Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.
This position requires an active Secret U.S. Security Clearance. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.)
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills and Experience):
- Bachelor Degree or higher in engineering, computer science, mathematics or physics. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills and Experience):
Knowledge of languages such as C, C++, C#, or Fortran.
Knowledge of Physics (dynamics, RF, IR).
Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's and 2 or more years' experience or a Master's degree with experience.
Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.
Yes, 10 % of the Time
Contingent Upon Program Award
Glbrc Microbial Synthetic Biology Lab Support
Successful candidates will work as part of a team within the Microbial Synthetic Biology (MiSynBio) Lab in the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC). The central goal of the MiSynBio Lab is to engineer and develop microbial organisms that can effectively and efficiently convert sugars from sustainable and renewable plant biomass into biofuels, which can help relieve the dependence on both domestic and foreign petroleum.
List of Duties
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's degree required, in microbiology, genetics, molecular/cell biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, chemical engineering or relevant field.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
At least 1 year of post Bachelor's degree laboratory research experience is required, including experience with microbiology, molecular and cell biology, and biochemistry techniques as well as genetic approaches with yeast and bacteria.
Specific experience with chemical genomics assays, molecular biology and genetic engineering techniques, and effectively working with others as part of a research team will be advantageous and is preferred.
Full Time: 100%
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $31,427 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
Please apply by the assured consideration date as instructed on the UW jobs site. You will be required to upload a cover letter and CV.
Technical Sales Specialist, Synthetic Biology - Remote, Chicago
Job ID :
US - Illinois
Job Title Technical Sales Specialist, Synthetic Biology
- Remote, Chicago, IL (IA, IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI)
When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.
Location/Division Specific Information
Territory IA, IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI
Location: Remote/Field – Chicago, IL
Reports to: TSS Sr. Manager, Synthetic Biology
How will you make an impact?
The Technical Sales Specialist (TSS) is a field sales position supporting products in our Biosciences Division, specifically within our Synthetic Biology portfolio which includes reagents, services and consumables. The successful candidate will provides technical and sales support, have the ability to build relationships with Key Opinion Leaders and life science customers, position and sell relevant products and services across customer applications.
The position manages sales execution of the Synthetic Biology portfolio in an assigned geography in accordance with approved sales and marketing plans. The TSS will have the ability and drive to promote the product features, benefits and applications to successfully sell the company products and services to achieve or exceed the assigned territory sales plan. The Technical Sales Specialist will be recognized as a technical leader within the sales force that drives strategic objectives and adoption of new products.
Based remotely in Chicago area.
What will you do?
Must be well versed in the language and technology of Genome Editing, Gene Synthesis, and Protein Expression.
Achieve or exceed sales quota and objectives, while maintaining profitability and ensuring 100% customer satisfaction
Maintain contact with customers to promote new products, close deals, and grow sales, as well as develop new prospects
Develop strong working relationship with Marketing, Technical Support, Customer Support and Production
Organize and conduct technical seminars related to the portfolio
Develop a strong working knowledge of assigned products and services as well as applications utilized by our customer base, as well as strong working knowledge of the features and benefits of competitive products
Candidate will work both independently and alongside a team of account managers in order to fully penetrate his/her territory and drive sales revenue.
Responsibilities include: lead generation, team selling with regional sales team, moving the sale through the sales cycle, facilitating communication between the customer, the regional sales team, and the business segment, and forecasting and territory analysis.
Train/enable/support commercial representatives for base business maintenance and grow key accounts in the sales territory.
Keep abreast of current and potential activities in the territory on items such as competitor products and user requirements.
Participate and attend sales and marketing meetings, as required.
May be required to perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.
How will you get here?
Requires a minimum Master's Degree in Cell Biology, Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or related field; or the equivalent knowledge and industry/functional experience.
At least three years' experience in a similar marketing, R&D or sales role.
Position requires 50-70% travel
Business development skills and cross-functional team leadership experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Excellent technical skill and experience in in Cell and Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Genome Editing (siRNA and CRISPR technologies), Genetics, Protein Expression and/or a related field is preferred.
Excellent oral presentation skills required.
Strong communication skills as well as analytical, project management and planning skills necessary
Ability to navigate accounts in broad geography effectively and advance the large order sales process consistently.
High motivation and energy level to develop new business and the ability to work independently.
Has or will rapidly develop contact with external customers, internal customers as well as all levels of Company employees.
Proven ability to see new business opportunities, set and meet aggressive objectives, and develop strong working relationships preferred.
Must be willing to travel 50-70% of time
What in it for you
Opportunity to work within and contribute to high performing team
Fantastic opportunities to develop and progress your career with a world leading organization
Excellent flexible benefits and competitive salary
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.
Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
Sr. Research Scientist II, Synthetic Biology Technology Development
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We are seeking a creative, experienced and motivated Senior Scientist to join our team. You will use your background in synthetic biology to develop next generation technologies in cell therapy as you support our efforts focused on solid tumors indications. Specifically, you will be a key contributor in a team focused on advancing our syn
NotchTM dual tumor antigen sensing platform. The successful candidate will have a strong record of accomplishments and will be expected to work in a collaborative cross-functional team environment, performing experiments, organizing and analyzing results, communicating and presenting findings in team meetings.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Employ strategies for the genetic modification of human T cells using next generation chimeric antigen receptors (CAR) and/or T cell receptor (TCR) based technologies.
Develop novel protein or RNA based technologies for cell therapy.
Design and oversee in vitro functional assays of human T cells.
Work with immunologists to engineer therapeutic circuits and proteins to test novel adoptive cell therapy approaches.
Effectively communicate plans and results in both oral and written form.
Ability to work in a highly dynamic collaborative team environment.
Coordination of tasks across multiple projects, demonstrating prioritization and planning.
Interpret and effectively execute experiments in line with project timelines and goals.
PhD Degree in Synthetic Biology/Immunology related fields with 3-5 years of industry experience.
Direct experience managing Research Associates and/or Scientists.
Previous experience engineering mammalian cells preferred but not required.
Protein, RNA, and/or circuit engineering background strongly preferred.
High proficiency with Golden Gate cloning.
Nice to Have: Experience with lentiviral or retroviral transgene delivery. Familiarity with T cell
phenotyping cytotoxicity assays, proliferation, and cytokine/chemokine measurements.
Self-motivated and willing to accept temporary responsibilities outside of initial job description.
Comfortable in a fast-paced company and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities.
Strong organizational skills and record keeping.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential in this collaborative
Kite is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of innovative cancer immunotherapies with a goal of providing rapid, long-term durable response and eliminating the burden of chronic care. The company is focused on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) engineered cell therapies designed to empower the immune system's ability to recognize and kill tumors. Kite is based in Santa Monica, CA. For more information on Kite, please visit www.kitepharma.com. Sign up to follow @KitePharma on Twitter at www.twitter.com/kitepharma.
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Synthetic Natural Environment Engineer
Qualis Corporation has multiple Synthetic Natural Environment Engineer positions open for immediate hire. These positions will support the Army mission in Orlando, FL.
This series covers positions managing, supervising, leading, and/or performing professional engineering and scientific work involving the design, construction, and operation of computer systems, including hardware and software and their integration.
Bachelor's degree in STEM field with at least 3 years of applicable experience
Knowledge of software development methodologies and software engineering processes.
Knowledge of the application of current Synthetic Natural Environment (SNE) technology as related to the design of electronic computer-based simulation or training systems equipment.
Knowledge of systems engineering techniques to include requirements analysis and design methodologies.
Knowledge of current modeling and simulation principles, techniques, and processes.
Must hold an active DoD Secret Security Clearance
Ability to plan and execute complex, multi-faceted projects within established financial and time constraints.
Understanding of terrain source data formats.
Expertise in areas associated with the development and representation of SNE within modeling and simulation training systems. These include;
Geographic Information Systems
Mapping, Charting, Geodesy, and Imagery (MG&I)
Terrain database (TDB) modeling systems and formats
Atmospheric/ocean model representations
Environmental/weather effects models
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Synthetic Chemistry Intern
The synthetic chemistry intern will be working with our Advanced Technology Group, performing synthesis in an exciting arena with a strong interaction with an expert chemist. Specifically, the intern will synthesize bioluminogenic and fluorogenic compounds for cellular analysis.
Under supervision, this intern will perform laboratory experiments, tasks, and associated paperwork as assigned. May present experimental results to individuals and groups. Generally assist in the operations and maintenance of the laboratory.
Working towards BS degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry
We would expect that the intern has been exposed to at least two semesters of organic chemistry in a classroom setting, with some concomitant experience at the bench doing synthesis. An extensive level of bench work is not imperative. Some exposure to analytical chemistry a plus!
Perform routine laboratory tasks assigned by supervisor using basic organic chemistry research techniques. Performs and monitor chemical reactions Process and purify reaction products using standard laboratory techniques.
Characterize reaction products using standard analytical tools, such as NMR Spectroscopy, IR, Spectrometry, and Mass Spectrometry Responsible for accurate scientific research documentation of test procedures and results, and explanation of process to supervisor. Maintain laboratory area according to established company/ department practices. Perform all laboratory assignments in accordance with established safety procedures in assigned laboratory or work area.
Maintain adequate laboratory supplies to ensure laboratory assignments are accomplished efficiently. Understand and comply with all elements of the PBI quality system outlined for this position All employees must complete assigned duties in a safe manner, thoroughly familiarizing themselves with safety concerns, such as reading safety data sheets, wearing necessary protective clothing, including safety glasses, chemical resistant gloves, respirators, etc. All employees are required to attend regularly scheduled safety meetings. Responsible for monitoring safety practices of assigned area
Must be able to move about and walk frequently throughout the laboratory area.
Must be able to lift and carry objects weighing 25 pounds or more occasionally throughout the shift.
Ability to stoop, bend, kneel, push and pull objects. Must be able to read and understand labels, procedures, SDS's, and distinguish colors. Must have good hand, arm and finger dexterity. Requires corrected vision for near (within 20 cm) and far (greater than 3 m) activities.
The primary work areas are the laboratories. In some areas there is the possibility of minimal exposure to chemical vapors that are used in the production and analysis of products.
Exposure will be below OSHA permissible exposure levels. Appropriate personal protection equipment will be provided per company policy including gloves, safety glasses, lab coat, respirator, etc.
Promega Biosciences, located in San Luis Obispo, blends innovative research in chemistry with excellence in manufacturing to meet the rapidly changing needs of the scientific community. We synthesize and manufacture essential reagents to help Promega succeed as a life science leader.
Our areas of expertise include synthesis, process design and scale-up, and commercial manufacturing (grams to kilograms) of modified luciferins and coelenterazines. These pro-bioluminescent products aid in life science research. We bring pride, passion, and purpose to our work and the products we provide.
Promega Biosciences offers its employees a work environment that encourages creativity, work-life balance, and personal and professional growth. We support community involvement and are committed to being good stewards and reducing our impact on the environment.
Promega fosters a positive, fun, and warm family culture. To learn more about our values, please visit our Corporate Responsibility website.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including comprehensive medical insurance, dental and vision insurance, 401k matching, company-paid life insurance, time-off benefits, and more.
Our San Luis Obispo facility is at the heart of California's beautiful central coast. San Luis Obispo is a destination for wine aficionados, nature lovers, and pleasure-seekers alike.
You might enjoy views of the Pacific Ocean from one of our scenic Nine Sisters, a chain of volcanic peaks that run along the coast. Or, spend a day gallivanting around the many wineries, local boutiques, and renowned restaurants in the area. Proclaimed as the "happiest town in the USA", our community provides a rich and rewarding place to live and play. To learn more about San Luis Obispo, check out the VisitSLO website.
Diversity is important at Promega. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and make employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
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