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ASSISTANT SCIENTIST - MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

SUMMARY

Myriant Corp. is looking for a talented, energetic, highly motivated Assistant Scientist to join our Molecular Biology Department in Woburn, MA, for work on engineering bacteria and yeast for the production of specialty chemicals. A Bachelor's degree is required. Two or more years of laboratory experience in gene cloning is preferred.  A Bachelor's degree is required. Two or more years of laboratory experience in gene cloning is preferred.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  Conduct shake flask and Fleaker (small anaerobic flasks with pH control) evaluations of bacteria and yeast strains

  Conduct gene cloning and plasmid construction experiments with bacteria and yeast

  Construct new genetically engineered strains of bacteria and yeast

  Assist supervisor with laboratory tasks

  Construct tables and graphs of data

  Record all data in laboratory notebooks

  Write summaries of research activities

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  BA, BS, MA, or MS in Molecular Biology or related field.  Course work should include inorganic and organic chemistry and molecular biology or genetics.

  Two or more years of laboratory experience in genetic engineering.

 

EQUIPMENT USED

  Centrifuges, PCR machine, computers, gel electrophoresis equipment, electroporator, Fleakers, autoclaves, microscopes

 

 

 Myriant offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Please submit resume and a list of at least two references by email to resumes@myriant.com

Principals only, no recruiters or phone calls please.

Equal Opportunity Employer