Summer Research Intern, Digital Biotechnology, San Francisco

Pioneer a brighter future
At Novozymes, we work in close partnership with our customers to make an impact and help create a better world. For those around us, for each other and for the next generation. We use science to advance industries, and as part of R&D, you will create and develop the biological answers that will pave the way for a brighter future.

Summer Research Intern, Digital Biotechnology, San Francisco
Do you want to work in an environment in which creativity and challenging the status quo is as valued as scientific excellence? If so, you could be our new colleague, part of an R&D enzyme discovery and development team in the dynamic San Francisco Innovation Corridor. We are an ambitious team of 12 researchers based in San Francisco. Working with us, you’ll have responsibility for developing and implementing cutting-edge synthetic biology techniques for novel enzyme discovery. Alongside an in-depth understanding of the scientific principles of synthetic biology and chemical biology, in your daily work, you’ll use all of these talents to pioneer research and transform it into business value for our customers.

The successful candidate must have:

  • 2-4 years of course-work towards a B.S. or B.A. in Molecular Biology, Chemical Biology, Bioengineering, Biochemistry, Chemistry, or equivalent field.
  • Conducted research either in an academic lab or professional lab.
  • Beyond-the-classroom experience in cell and molecular biology techniques such as: PCR, primer design, cloning, DNA isolation, and protein expression. The ideal candidate will have experience working with synthetic biology, DNA sequence analysis, gene assembly, genetic circuits, automated liquid handling, cell-free protein expression, and sensitive quantitative techniques such as qPCR and ELISA.
  • Independent problem solving skills, which require original thinking and deductive reasoning.
  • Exceptional data reporting, multitasking skills, and the ability to function effectively within a dynamic interdisciplinary environment.
  • Enjoy working in an exciting small team environment, and be able to work under deadlines.
  • Be a proven team player with outstanding communication and networking skills.

Are you the next Zymer in our team? Consider a career with Novozymes and let’s unfold your potential together.

Rethink Tomorrow
Novozymes is the world leader in bioinnovation. Together with customers across a broad array of industries, we create tomorrow’s biosolutions, improving our customers’ business and the use of our planet’s resources. With over 700 products used in 130 countries, Novozymes’ bioinnovations improve industrial performance and safeguard the world’s resources by offering superior and sustainable solutions for tomorrow’s ever-changing marketplace.

Contact information:
Application deadline: April 5, 2017

Novozymes is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability or veteran status.

Ref 3508BR
City San Francisco, CA
Country USA
Job Area Research and Development
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