RESEARCH ASSISTANT - 1&2 (2 temporary positions are available)
Elcriton Inc. is looking for a research assistant that can perform daily
tasks in standard molecular biology and microbiology techniques.
Specific tasks would include polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
amplification of DNA, recombinant DNA manipulation (e.g. constructing
gene expression plasmids), cloning recombinant DNA into Escherichia
coli, solid and liquid E. coli cell culture and analytical assays (HPLC,
GC, optical density measurements, etc.). Good candidates must have
experience with most if not all these techniques and most importantly
impeccable aseptic-culture technique. Candidates will also perform
regular laboratory maintenance and management duties.
Experience in molecular biology, microbiological and aseptic technique
are a must. This position requires a high level of recombinant DNA
manipulation knowledge, and preferably laboratory experience in applying
such knowledge to E. coli. Ideal candidates will have considerable
knowledge of microbial physiology with an emphasis on anaerobic
metabolism. Candidates must have or show significant promise to acquire
laboratory management skills, and should be experienced in keeping
superb documentation of experiments.
A bachelor degree in biology, bioengineering, chemical engineering,
microbiology or a related field as well as laboratory experience is
required. Three to five years of experience in the field is ideal.
Candidates must also be able to work under the direction of a PhD level
scientist, but eventually assume responsibility for some of their own
experiments and projects. Excellent written and verbal communication
skills in English are essential.
Elcriton, Inc. is a high-tech, bioengineering start-up company that is
looking for motivated and innovative personnel to contribute to our
company goals. This is a six-month temporary position with no guarantee
for renewal or promotion into a full-time position. Subsequently,
health insurance, retirement, and disability benefits are not offered.
Elcriton, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to
race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
This position is open until closed. Interviews will begin on Friday, January 20th.
HOW TO APPLY
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