Location: Irvine, CA

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Essential Functions

  • Develop and implement methods for expression, purification and biochemical and biophysical characterization of recombinant proteins.
  • Ensure data generated is well-controlled and interpreted appropriately, and clearly and precisely documented.
  • Communicate findings and strategies effectively to colleagues and management.
  • Stay current with the relevant scientific literature, and present and explain key concepts to colleagues.
  • Write and review manuscripts and intellectual property documents.


Education and Experience

  • Expertise in protein chemistry with demonstrated skills, experience and publications
  • Requires a Ph.D degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or related field
  • Candidate should be well versed in recombinant protein expression, purification and characterization.
  • Candidate should be competent in the biochemistry skills necessary to complete the research, including:
    • Design experiments
    • Bacteria and yeast fermentation
    • Protein purification, FPLC
    • Characterize protein and enzyme stability and activity.
  • Requires at least one first author scientific publication.
  • Demonstrates well-developed written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to establish highly functional relationships with diverse personalities, both within and outside the company. Open, customer-focused style of communication.


Core Competencies

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills, with high attention to detail.
  • Capacity to prioritize assignments and work effectively under deadlines.
  • Self-motivated, independent, and results driven.
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Strong communication skills, and ability to report and present experimental results and analysis to colleagues and senior management in a clear and concise manner.
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