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Research Scientist, Biosynthetic Pathway Discovery

United States   •  Permanent, Full time


CK Group are seeking a Research Scientist, Biosynthetic Pathway Discovery to join the research and development team with a next generation industrial biotechnology company producing plant-based ingredients for a range of sectors including pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.

Location:
This Research Scientist, Biosynthetic Pathway Discovery will be on a full time, permanent basis located in Cambridge, MA.

Role:
? Apply your knowledge of chemistry, biochemistry, and gene discovery to propose enzymatic routes for recreating biosynthetic pathways to produce desired natural products (NP) and NP-like compounds
? Design, construct, and test performance of enzyme orthologs or variants across a number of assays
? Work as part of a multi-disciplinary scientific team to implement experimental plans and achieve project goals
? Communicate results of experiments with colleagues

Requirements:
? Ph.D. in Chemistry, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Microbiology, or a related field
? Expertise in biochemistry, enzyme characterization, and/or assay development
? Proficiency in molecular biology skills, including primer design, cloning, and PCR
? Proficiency in retrosynthetic analysis

Entitlement to work in the USA is essential. Please quote 52568 in all communications. 
Full Job Description will be available upon request.


You must have the right to work in United States.

  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: Hannah Oakley
  • Phone: 01438870022
  • Reference: 52568
  • Posted: 7th January 2022
  • Expires: 4th February 2022

CK Group

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