Scientist - Enzymology
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 15, 2020
Protein engineering group is seeking a talented and driven
enzymologist to help us use the power of protein engineering to
further revolutionize genomics and human health. This Scientist
will join a dynamic interdisciplinary group that is responsible for
the development of novel protein reagents for Next Generation
Sequencing (NGS). The successful candidate will initiate, execute
and analyze research in the area of protein characterization and
engineering applied to NGS.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
- Plan, execute and analyze various laboratory experiments to
assay, characterize and engineer novel enzymes for NGS, with
defined goals and timeframes.
- Participate in multi-disciplinary protein engineering projects
and interact with engineers, chemists, and protein scientists, to
deliver protein variants with desired properties.
All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential
functions to this position; however, business conditions may
require reasonable accommodations for additional task and
Preferred Educational Background:
- PhD in enzymology or biochemistry.
Preferred Experiential Background:
- 3+ years of hands-on experience in assay design and kinetic
characterization of nucleic acid binding proteins (e.g. DNA repair
proteins, ligases, polymerases, recombinases, etc.)
- Experience with protein engineering and/or directed evolution
is also an advantage.
- Sound understanding of the latest genomics technologies and
- Good communication skills.
EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/DisabilityIllumina believes that
everyone has the ability to make an impact, and we are proud to be
an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment
opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender,
religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national
origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical
condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran
status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you require
accommodation to complete the application or interview process,
please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more, visit:
Keywords: Illumina, San Diego , Scientist - Enzymology, Other , San Diego, California
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!